Monthly Archives: July 2015

No silver bullet for innovator in bullion market

Provident Precious Metals, LLC v. Northwest Territorial Mint, LLC, 2015 WL 4522923, No. 3:13–CV–02942 (N.D. Tex. July 27, 2015)   Interesting TM/copyright case that straddles the boundaries of so-called aesthetic and “utilitarian” functionality: is the accuracy of a replica product … Continue reading

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No silver bullet for innovator in bullion market

Provident Precious Metals, LLC v. Northwest Territorial Mint, LLC, 2015 WL 4522923, No. 3:13–CV–02942 (N.D. Tex. July 27, 2015)   Interesting TM/copyright case that straddles the boundaries of so-called aesthetic and “utilitarian” functionality: is the accuracy of a replica product … Continue reading

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Amicus supporting rehearing in MTM v. Amazon

IP Professors, with excellent assistance from Cathy Gellis. from Blogger http://ift.tt/1IbyIKz

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Amicus supporting rehearing in MTM v. Amazon

IP Professors, with excellent assistance from Cathy Gellis. http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss

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Limiting remedies when a descriptive fair use defense fails

Anhing Corp. v. Thuan Phong Co., No. CV 13-05167, 2015 WL 4517846  (C.D. Cal. Jul. 24, 2015)    This post-trial ruling covers a lot of detailed ground on descriptive fair use, unclean hands, and remedies.  Anhing successfully sued Thuan Phong … Continue reading

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Transformative use of the day, Lululemon edition

I can’t wait to carry this bag around and watch the double-takes.  (Would also fit well on Welcome to Night Vale.) from Blogger http://ift.tt/1DbWObD

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Limiting remedies when a descriptive fair use defense fails

Anhing Corp. v. Thuan Phong Co., No. CV 13-05167, 2015 WL 4517846  (C.D. Cal. Jul. 24, 2015)    This post-trial ruling covers a lot of detailed ground on descriptive fair use, unclean hands, and remedies.  Anhing successfully sued Thuan Phong … Continue reading

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