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New Questions Raised by Judge Rakoff: Misuse of the Symbol and Literal Falsity Examined
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2016

Judge Rakoff is back at it in Classic Liquor Importers, Ltd. v. Spirits International, B.V. We previously blogged about the dangers inherent in


LVL XIII and Louis Vuitton Go Toe-To-Toe Over Toe Plates
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2016

In a previous post, we discussed Louis Vuitton’s unsuccessful lawsuit against My Other Bag, Inc., in which the “parody defense” was a key issue. Louis


Gossip Cop Gets Cuffed For Copyright Infringement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently found that Gossip Cop, a website that rates celebrity gossip on a scale of


Passive Trademark Licensor Held Not Liable for Product Defect
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2016

Can merely licensing a trademark result in strict liability for injuries resulting from a product bearing the trademark? A decision earlier this


Campaign IP Violations Part 2 - Trump Sued for Copyright Infringement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2016

In December, we blogged about the unauthorized use of copyrighted songs by political campaigns. Well, those campaigns should also double check the


The Truth of the Matter - A Successful Defense to Defamation and Product Disparagement Claims
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2016

Years ago, a potential client called to ask if she could be successfully sued for libel if she published a tell-all memoir, revealing the details of


Thinking of Sending a Cease and Desist Letter? Judge Rakoff Has Some Advice About the Declaratory Judgment Risk
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2016

A recent decision in federal court in New York serves both as a cautionary tale to companies looking to defend their trademarks and an important


Chobani Yogurt Ad Campaign Enjoined - A Healthy Result for Yoplait and Dannon
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

When I opened up a newspaper a few weeks ago and saw an ad by Chobani for its Simply 100 Greek Yogurt, my first thought was, “that’s going to provoke


Is the New York Road Runners Club Running a Sweepstakes or an Illegal Lottery?
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

Is the New York City Marathon running an illegal lottery? According to a class action complaint filed in the Southern District of New York last week


Court tells Brooklyn Artist to “Fugetaboutit” on Her Copyright Claims against Starbucks
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2016

Maya Hayuk is a Brooklyn artist known for her vivid murals that use a variety of geometric shapes punctuated by bright hues and layers of dripping