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Are Trademark Licenses Protected in Bankruptcy? The Confusion Continues
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

Recently, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut held that while a bankrupt licensor may reject a trademark licensing

Trademark Licensee Retains Rights Post-Rejection
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

The Bankruptcy Court for the District of Connecticut in In re Sima Int’l, Inc., Case No. 17-21761, 2018 WL 2293705 (Bankr. D. Conn. May 17, 2018)

Court Makes Motion to Dismiss in Trademark Dispute Magically Disappear
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

A basic tenet of litigation is that the court must have personal jurisdiction over the parties to the case. In one recent decision, an out-of-state

Licensors Beware: Substantial Participation in Design, Manufacture andor Distribution of Licensee’s Product May Impose Liability Under Apparent Manufacturers Doctrine (AMD)
  • Wilson Elser
  • USA
  • November 10 2017

In a service-based economy, many industrial and consumer products are manufactured and sold through trademark licensing arrangements. Under these

AMP Medical with $450.00 in Connecticut Sales Subject to Personal Jurisdiction in Trademark Lawsuit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

A recent case from the District of Connecticut provides important insight into personal jurisdiction analysis, and serves as a reminder that

Court Throws Out Back Massager Trade Dress Infringement Claims on Motion to Dismiss
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2016

As the first-filed paper in nearly any litigation, the complaint is typically subject to rigorous scrutiny from the named defendant to identify any

Pepperidge Farm asserts trademark infringement against Trader Joe’s Crispy Cookies
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

Pepperidge Farm, maker of Milano cookies, has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Trader Joe’s Co. alleging the retailer’s Crispy Cookies

Klein Moynihan Turco scores major trademark infringement win
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2014

On September 3, 2014, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut held that Lavatec Laundry Technology GmbH owns the exclusive

New concerns over product liability risk for trademark licensors
  • Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2012

It is typically assumed that trademark licensors are not subject to liability in product liability actions for defective or harmful products of their licensees.

Product liability risk in licensing trademarks with technology
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A Connecticut Superior Court judge has upheld a jury verdict that once again demonstrates the product liability risks faced by trademark licensors, particularly those who license technology as well as their marks