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Julia Child's Foundation Hungry for a Publicity Rights Lawsuit
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

Julia Child's estate served up a lawsuit against Airbnb after the company ran a contest invoking the famous chef's name. According to the California

Julia Child’s Estate Files Publicity Suit Against Airbnb
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2016

The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts has filed a lawsuit against Airbnb Inc. alleging the home-sharing company used

Airbnb Faces Suit for Using Julia Child’s Name in a Contest
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2016

Earlier this year, Airbnb ran a contest in which one winner could "come stay in the former home of Julia Child." The company advertised that entrants

What’s a cooking?
  • AJ Park
  • New Zealand
  • August 7 2012

Our fascination with cooking and cooking shows seemingly has no bounds.

Duty to warn about insect ingredients in food?
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2011

“Let’s say a major food company starts to use grasshopper abdomens, which they euphemistically call ‘melanoplus core,’ as a key ingredient in cookies.

The royal business of cakes
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • United Kingdom, Canada
  • September 2 2011

The Royal Wedding cake contains several layers of Intellectual Property (IP) protection.

Hot air: 4 tips for brands looking to grow in the increasingly competitive airport restaurant space
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2011

Tastes on the Fly, a San Francisco-based operator of better restaurant concepts at three major airports around the country, has known for years what the rest of the airport concessions market is finally discovering: Consumers want higher-quality dining experiences at airports and are willing to pay for it.

Tang Chay Seng v Tung Yang Wee Arthur 2010 4 SLR 1004: passing-off based on use of culinary awards
  • Bird & Bird
  • Singapore
  • January 28 2011

In pork noodle seller's (the "Plaintiff") action against his nephew (the "Defendant") for trade mark infringement and passing-off, the Singapore High Court (the "Court") found that while infringement was not established, there was indeed passing-off in this case.

Masters Software, Inc. v. Discovery Commc’ns, Inc
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2010

The Western District of Washington issued a preliminary injunction against defendant Discovery Communications, prohibiting it from using CAKE BOSS as the title of its reality television program about baker Buddy Valastro and his bakery in New Jersey beyond the third season.

The knives are out - Sabatier composite trade marks
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2008

In Rousselon Freres et cie v Horwood Homewares Ltd 2008 EWHC 881 (Ch) (24 April 2008, Mr Justice Warren allowed an appeal in part from a decision of a hearing officer at the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UK-IPO).