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IPNews® – A Federal court in Oregon has ruled against NBA player Kawhi Leonard’s claim that Nike is wrongfully using the Klaw logo design typically associated with Leonard. The contract between the two clearly stated that Nike would own all intellectual property. Nike’s counterclaims against Leonard remain, so the case is not yet over. To continue reading, click: Kawhi Leonard Loses Nike Copyright Case
IPNews® – It didn’t take long for Tom Brady, the newest member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, to start filing trademark applications related to his new city. In late March and early April, Brady filed trademark applications for TB x TB, Tompa Bay and Tampa Brady. Though other would be entrepreneurs apparently beat him to the punch in filing similar trademark applications, we expect those applications to be denied. To continue reading, click: Tom Brady
IPNews® – Delta Air Lines has sued Marriott hotels for use of the Delta trademark in relation to a hotel chain. Delta is claiming that Marriott is simultaneously rapidly expanding the chain while also changing the color scheme of the logo to more closely resemble Delta’s brand. It seems that the case could cause Marriott to re-brand again. To continue reading, click: Delta Air Lines sues Marriott for Trademark Infringement
IPNews® – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s decision to split from the ‘Royal’ brand has apparently left their Sussex Royal trademark in limbo. As the Duke and Duchess of Sussex move forward, they will have to honor the family and build their own brand without help from their past status. They are still working on their own nonprofit which apparently will be under a new brand. To continue reading, click: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
IPNews® – Amazon has won another patent for a robot capable of delivering its packages. The patent comes on the heels of Amazon Scout which is a 6 wheeled robot being tested for deliveries in Seattle. Amazon has also received notice lately for patents related to drone delivery and grocery stores that automate the check out process. To continue reading, click: Amazon Receive Patent for Package Delivering Robots
IPNews® – Daniel Jones, the recently drafted quarterback for the New York Giants, has filed a trademark application for the nickname “Danny Dimes.” Jones and his agent have begun to notice multiple companies creating and selling unlicensed merchandise featuring the nickname. Also, its appears that two other Danny Dimes trademark applications were filed before Jones’ trademark application. To continue reading, click: New York Giants’ Daniel Jones Looks to Trademark “Danny Dimes”
IPNews® – A Florida-based chapter of The Society of Professional Journalists has filed a trademark application for “Fake News”. The group is also reportedly already policing use by sending cease and desist letters to alleged infringers, including to Donald Trump himself. The effort will likely be an uphill battle. To continue reading, click: Journalist Group Files Trademark for “Fake News” so Trump Can’t Use it