Monthly Archives: January 2018

There’s only one master of The Commodores: the group itself

Commodores Entertainment Corp. v. McClary, 2018 WL 327302, No. 16-15794 (11th Cir. Jan. 9, 2018) McClary was an original member of the award-winning Commodores, but, by his own admission, he “split from the band” in 1984 to strike out on … Continue reading

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“I’m your lawyer” might be false advertising when lawyer’s firm won’t do the work

Rosenbaum & Assoc., P.C. v. Morgan & Morgan, 2018 WL 327167, No. 17-4250 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 8, 2018) A Philadelphia personal injury law firm that advertises extensively on TV and billboards alleged that a national personal injury law firm’s expansion … Continue reading

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Finding of willful infringement still doesn’t merit injunction under Herb Reed

A.C.T. Prods., Inc. v. W.S. Indus., Inc., No. 16-0476, 2017 WL 4708152 (C.D. Cal. Jul. 14, 2017) Herb Reed strikes again.  The jury found that defendant had engaged in willful trademark infringement and false advertising, but also that the four-year … Continue reading

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“pregnancy center” wasn’t commercial speaker and couldn’t be forced to disclose anti-abortion stance via mandatory label

Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns, Inc. v. Mayor of Baltimore, 2018 WL 298142 (4th Cir. Jan. 5, 2018) The court of appeals affirmed the invalidation of an ordinance requiring pregnancy clinics that do not offer or refer for abortions … Continue reading

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