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Unfair Competition and Trademark Infringement

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The law firm of Nixon Vanderhye (Washington D.C.) retained Hampton IP & Economic Consultants, on behalf of the plaintiff, to provide an opinion of damages arising from the alleged trademark infringement. Our consultants provided a Rule 26 expert report, a supplemental report, and gave deposition testimony. The law firm of Cochran, Cherry, Givens, Smith, Lane & Taylor (Dothan, AL) retained Hampton IP & Economic Consultants, on behalf of the defendant, to provide an opinion of damages arising from the alleged trademark infringement. Hampton IP & Economic Consultants provided a Rule 26 expert report, and gave deposition testimony.
education and donated millions of dollars to disadvantaged children, including the full payment of a Hungarian child's liver transplant . Failure to file yearly accounting statements saw the charity lose its tax exempt status in 2002. A different organization, with no relationship to Michael Jackson's foundation, incorporated in the state of California under the same name and applied for new tax exempt status in 2008. 1 The Jackson Estate is currently taking legal action against this organisation for unfair competition and trademark infringement. 2 Cite error: There are tags on this page, but the references will ...
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US Soccer Scores TRO In Sports Authority Ad Suit « On the Docket ...
from running ads depicting official U.S. soccer trademarks and players, granting an emergency motion by the U.S. Soccer Federation Inc. in its suit accusing the company of seeking an unfair competitive edge and interfering with endorsement contracts through infringing ads. The minute order, lodged Thursday night in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, came just hours after U.S. Soccer filed suit against TSA Stores Inc. alleging unfair competition and trademark infringement under the Lanham Act, as well as unjust enrichment and Illinois common law claims. Judge William H. Hibbler granted a temporary ... market research, surveys and trends
Commercial or Informational? – Your Choice
An issue has been brewing almost since the inception of Google AdWords, regarding who “owns” what rights to which words. Trademark holders and business owners alike have been calling “foul” when a competitor uses their name, product name, or trademarked slogan in order to cause their advertisements to appear either in the Google search results (by use of meta tags or otherwise using the keywords in their website itself), or by purchasing those words via Google’s AdWords which would then cause their ads to appear in the sponsored sections of the search pages. In this particular case, Office Depot ... market research, surveys and trends

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Trade Cases on Cigarettes and Tobacco Company Business Practices
2 Hen & Munf 213; 12 Va 403 (April 1808) (the State of Virginia was held not liable for loss of tobacco inspected by State inspectors, who embezzled same, and were insolvent, unable personally to repay) Syers v Jonas , 2 Ex 111 (Mass, 1848) (case on price of tobacco) Dixon v Myers & Co , 48 Va (7 Grat) 240 (Jan 1851) (tobacco stems bought by purchaser but not set aside, when warehouse fire occurred, liability remained with seller as title had not yet passed to the buyer, while the stems remained in the collective whole, 26 LNS 32 ) Dred Scott v Sandford , 60 US 393; 15 L Ed 691 (1857) ( tobacco farmer activity ) United States v ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Astrachan Gunst Thomas Rubin represented e-Complish, LLC ("e-Complish"), a Maryland website design company, against Public Communications Services, Inc. ("PCS"), a California corporation, alleging that PCS used e-Complish's software to operate the PCS website without permission. A confidential settlement of the case was reached shortly thereafter. Nichols Agency, Inc. V. Enchanted Child Care, Inc. (Copyright; Unfair Competition; and Breach of Contract) Court: United States District Court for the District of Maryland OPPOSING COUNSEL: Tydings & Rosenberg,LLP Astrachan Gunst Thomas represented the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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SENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION v. SensoryEFFECTS FLAVOR COMPANY
SensoryEffects Flavor Company, formerly known as SensoryFlavors, Inc.; Performance Chemicals & Ingredients Co.; Diehl Food Ingredients, Inc.; Highlander Partners, L.P., Defendants-Appellees, No. 09-2686. United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. Submitted: March 9, 2010. Filed: July 21, 2010. Before BYE, ARNOLD, and COLLOTON, Circuit Judges. BYE, Circuit Judge. Sensient Flavors appeals the district court's [ 1 ] grant of summary judgment in favor of SensoryEffects Flavor Company, formerly known as SensoryFlavors. On appeal, Sensient Flavors contends the district court erred in concluding the SensoryFlavors mark was ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
'Yum!' TM Owner Drops Spat With Nike
Inc.'s alleged infringement of its “Yum!” trademark in an advertising campaign promoting the sporting goods giant's athletic gear. Judge John McBryde for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas on Tuesday signed off on an order granting Already LLC's motion to dismiss its suit, which accused Nike of running a series of advertisements in Seventeen and Teen Vogue that use the “Yum!” mark without permission. Already, doing business as Yum Shoes, filed the suit in August, one month after Nike lodged its own complaint against the company in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION
Jun 11, 2010 ... Complaint alleging false advertising, unfair competition, and trademark infringement under the. Lanham Act, and violation of the Illinois ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Intellectual Property and the National Information Infrastructure
alleging trademark infringement and unfair competition against its competitor, Princeton Review, which had registered an Internet domain name of "Kaplan.com ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Actual Confusion in Trademark Infringement Litigation: Restraining ...
Trademark infringement is determined by the “likelihood of confusion” test.7 This ..... required to prove infringement or unfair competition.31 Similarly, ...
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Anyone know much about trademark infringement? - Yahoo! Answers
Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) owns all of the trademarks of the Elvis Presley estate. None of these marks is registered for use in the restaurant business. Barry Capece registered "The Velvet Elvis" as a service mark for a restaurant and tavern with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Capece opened a nightclub called "The Velvet Elvis" with a menu, decor, advertising, and promotional events that evoked Elvis Presley and his music. EPE file a suit in federal district court against Capece and others, claiming, among other things, that "The Velvet Elvis" service mark infringed on EPE's trademarks. During the ...
Google lose trademark infringement
I just read that Google lost another trademark infringment case this time in Europe against Louis Vuitton. I quote part of it: "The Paris District Court has ruled that the search company's practise of selling advertising triggered by searches for trademarked brand names does infringe the Louis Vuitton trademark. It charged Google with trademark counterfeiting, unfair competition and misleading advertising and ordered the company to pay �200,000." I'm trying to think if this might affect Adsense/Adwords in any way. Perhaps this could start a chain of similar cases leading to many limitations on Google using searches for ...