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Apple doesn't make the same mistake twice (Kathleen Melhorn, Staff Writer)

Instead of facing infringement charges or risking winding up in court again, Apple filed seven trademarks this week. The patents ...

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Nike Sues Former Designers Who Left to Work for Adidas

The ongoing battle for supremacy between Nike and Adidas has recently reached a new level. Last week, Nike initiated a ...

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Merchandise Designers, Hold the Confetti! The Redskins’ Name and Logo are Not Open for Business…

By Ozelle Martin | amdlawgroup.com There is a well-known professional football team in the National Football League (NFL) called the Washington ...

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Cow Urine: Just Another Bodily Fluid or India’s Next Chance to Pushback Against Big Pharma?

An emerging push in India toward the patenting of cow urine may help shed a light on pharmaceutical patent policy ...

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The Trademark Tacking Doctrine: What is it and Who Should Decide.

In trademark law, the tacking doctrine allows an existing trademark owner to modify its mark without abandoning ownership of the ...

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Amazon's Merchandising and Trademark Law

Muti Time Machine Inc, v. Amazon.com deals with the question of whether Amazon’s search results violate trademark law. Multi Time ...

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READ This Before you PIN another item on Pinterest!

READ This Before you PIN another item on Pinterest!

Pinterest is easily among today’s hottest new social media services. Founded in 2009, the easy to use image sharing site ...

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Preserving Originality in Branding through Trademark Protection

By Ozelle Martin | amdlawgroup.com
Originality is the cornerstone for building a formidable identity for a brand. Marketers, branding professionals, entrepreneurs and the like spend a great deal of time brain-storming the elements that would ensure that a brand is memorable and readily identifiable by its consumers and potential consumers. Furthermore, the originality of a brand’s identify is the greatest reputational asset that any business can possess and it must be preserved and protected.

A War Over Speakers

Originally posted 2013-03-18 18:31:37. By Tasha Schmidt | amdlawgroup.com THX Ltd., a company founded by the producer of “Star Wars,” George Lucas is suing Apple for patent infringement. The company claims that Apple stole their speaker system. This speaker system is currently being used in iPhones, iPads, and iMac Apple products. According to a complaint […]