I love craft beer. I love craft breweries. And when I say that, I mean it. I’m not newly into … More
One blue agave, Two blue agave, Three blue agave…Floor?
In a recent opposition at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) the use of TEQUILA as a certification mark … More
Trademarks and disparagement: the Slants (and the Redskins)
On Wednesday the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam, a case involving the disparagement clause in section … More
My other bag is a…’My Other Bag?
For the last few years, Louis Vuitton has been fighting a losing battle against My Other Bag for alleged trademark … More
SCOTUS to Apple: not so fast
A few weeks ago, the Supreme Court released its opinion in Samsung v. Apple, which in effect will likely reduce … More
Fashion Santa: redux
At the TMCA blog, Jake Holt discusses the IP implications with the famous (?) Fashion Santa from last Christmas. I … More
Is that who I think it is?
This past weekend, while out on a walk with man’s best friend, I listened to one of my favorite legal … More
The Vegas NHL franchise is already having problems, and they haven’t played a game yet
The NHL’s newest franchise, the Las Vegas Golden Knights (so named for now), is finding out the hard way just … More
The Marijuana Problem
Though states across the country have relaxed their marijuana laws, and marijuana businesses have opened and grown, problems remain. Many … More
Melania’s trademark claim
Many news outlets have reported on Melania Trump enforcing her rights in her name in her home country of Slovenia