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Beware of the trademark and copyright issues in ads and promotions involving the Super Bowl
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 13 2015

With the college football champion now decided, and the NFL league championships this coming weekend to decide this year’s Super Bowl teams, it’s


March Madness is a trademarked term like the "Super Bowl" - watch your advertising and promotional uses
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2013

We've written many times before about those big name events, like March Madness, the Olympics and the Super Bowl. Events that you and your


Stephen Colbert Brews Up a Parody on Aggressive Protection of Olympic Trademarks
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2016

A few weeks ago, we wrote here about the risks of using in advertising and promotions the Olympic trademarks, symbols or marks that may suggest an


Solve for “X”: NFL is to Super Bowl as USOC is to Olympics as NCAA is to X (There Is More Than One Correct Answer!) - Trademarks and March Madness
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2018

It was almost exactly one year ago that we reported that the National Collegiate Athletic Association filed a trademark infringement action in federal


Super Bowl, the Olympics and March Madness watch your advertising and promotions for unauthorized uses of trademarked phrases
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2014

It's that time again when broadcasters and advertisers need to watch their commercials and promotions to avoid improper uses of trademarked phrases -


As The Golden Super Bowl Approaches, Be Aware of The NFL’s Efforts to Protect Its Golden Goose from Unauthorized Ads and Promotions
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2016

With the Super Bowl fast approaching, broadcasters and other media companies are planning advertising and promotions around the big game. Here is


Advertisers beware - remember that "Super Bowl" is a protected trademark that can't be used in a commercial without permission
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

With the league championship match-ups set, and the Super Bowl only 3 weeks away, broadcasters are once again getting ready for the onslaught of


Avoiding Olympic Hassles - Trademark and Other Legal Protections Limit the Use of Olympics, Paralympics and Related Terms in Advertising, Marketing, and Promotions
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

Over the last several months, we have written about the risks of publishing ads or engaging in promotional activities that refer to the Super Bowl


Kelly A. Donohue
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP