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|US PTO Orders Cancellation of “Redskins” Trademark Registrations|
Gary D. Krugman; Sughrue Mion, PLLC;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014On June 18, 2014, The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the Administrative Court of the US PTO for trademark cases, granted a petition to cancel six trademark registrations which consist of, in whole or in part, the term REDSKINS for professional football related services. The petition was brought...
|The Washington Redskins Lose Again, and Not on the Field|
Joel Ross Feldman; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014Since 1992 - the year quarterback Robert Griffin III turned two - the Washington Redskins football team has been litigating its right to own service mark registrations for the Washington Redskins team name. Today, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), an independent administrative tribunal...
|U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Orders Cancellation of "REDSKINS" Trademark Registrations|
Andrew Baum, Katherine P. Califa, Jeanne M. Gills, Norman J. Rich; Foley & Lardner LLP;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 19, 2014On June 18, 2014, a divided panel of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) ordered cancellation of six of the Washington Redskins’ trademark registrations holding that “Redskins” was a disparaging term when those registrations...
|California Appellate Court Holds That General Ideas Are Protectable Trade Secrets|
Jonathan A. Loeb, Christopher A. Raftery; Bingham McCutchen LLP;
June 4, 2014, previously published on May 22, 2014A recent California Court of Appeal decision broadly interprets trade secret protections to encompass general concepts and ideas. In Altavion, Inc. v. Konica Minolta Systems Laboratory Inc., Case Nos. A134343, A135831, 2014 WL 1846104 (Cal. Ct. App. May 8, 2014) (“Altavion”), the Court...
|Obama Tackles Concussions in Sports|
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
June 2, 2014, previously published on May 30, 2014This week, President Obama convened a group of medical experts, top sports officials, parents, and young athletes at the White House for the Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit - the first event of its kind. He used the event to emphasize the importance of sports for young people as well...
|Fourth Circuit Offers Detailed Guidance on Use of Experts to Establish Copyright Damages on Summary Judgment for GT Client Floyd Mayweather, Jr.|
Bethany Rabe, Mark G. Tratos; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014On September 26, 2013, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the decision of a federal district court in the District of South Carolina granting summary judgment to the defendants in a copyright case. In the 68-page opinion, the Fourth Circuit took special care to lay...
|The FTC Continues Its Focus on the Mobile Arena|
Gregory P. Barbee; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014The Federal Trade Commission has recently focused its consumer protection efforts on the mobile arena, and particularly video game companies operating in that arena.
|Legal Update re Pokerstars 'Zoom Poker' 573 Application|
Dentons Canada LLP;
May 22, 2014, previously published on May 9, 2014In a surprising turn of events, after multiple decisive rejections, Pokerstars' "Zoom Poker" patent application (11/316,573, published as US 2007/0155460A1) has been allowed as amended by the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO"). A patent entitled "Computer...
|Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $1 Billion Commitment to Long-Term Funding of Solar Energy in New York|
Jason W. Allen, Justus J. Britt; Foley & Lardner LLP;
May 20, 2014, previously published on May 16, 2014New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on April 24, 2014, a nearly $1 billion commitment to further expand the state’s solar energy industry by providing long-term funding certainty with the goal of boosting existing businesses and attracting new investments to New York. The $1 billion will...
|Northwestern University Football Players are Doing What?|
Jennifer A. Shoemaker; Underberg & Kessler LLP;
May 16, 2014, previously published on May 15, 2014A group of student football players asked the National Labor Relations Board to rule that Northwestern University football players are actually “employees” of the University, therefore allowing them to unionize. In February, the Board’s Regional Director heard five days of...