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Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Bucks Antitrust Claims by Elite Rodeo Association
Thomas F. Allen,Thomas R. (Tom) Jackson,J. Bruce McDonald,Thomas D. (Tom) York, May 19, 2016
A Texas federal district court recently rejected an attempt to enjoin preliminarily the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association from enforcing its bylaws restricting competing activities of its members. Though plaintiffs have since voluntarily dismissed the complaint, the decision on the injunction...
A First Amendment Right to Disparaging Trademarks?: U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Review Federal Circuit Decision Holding Ban on Disparaging Marks Unconstitutional
Gregory A. (Greg) Castanias,John G. Froemming,Anna E. Raimer,Lauren L. Refinetti,Meredith M. Wilkes, May 18, 2016
Is the Lanham Act's prohibition on the registration of disparaging trademarks invalid under the First Amendment? This question was presented to the U.S. Supreme Court on April 20, 2016, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"), which filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari,...
U.S. DOJ and FTC Promise Pentagon Aggressive Antitrust Enforcement in Defense Mergers
Kathryn M. (Kathy) Fenton,Peter J. Love,Laura E. Malament,J. Bruce McDonald, May 10, 2016
In September 2015, the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice approved Lockheed Martin's $9 billion acquisition of Sikorsky Aircraft, without even issuing a Second Request. Though the Department of Defense supported the combination, DOD immediately issued a warning that it would not...
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