2012 January Archive

New York Clothing Designer Files For ‘Blue Ivy Carter NYC’ Trademark

By Mandour & Associates, APC on January 24, 2012

stork-thumb-200x206-34482 San Diego – After intense media buzz surrounding the birth of Blue Ivy, the daughter of rap/hip hop stars Jay-Z and Beyonce, a New York City clothing designer is seeking to capitalize on baby Blue Ivy Carter’s name by filing a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Read the rest »

Los Angeles District Court: Canadian Toymaker Sues Lego For Trademark Infringement

By Mandour & Associates, APC on January 24, 2012

lego-200x149 Los Angeles – In a long-running trademark infringement battle over the rights to the shape of interlocking bricks in toy construction sets, Mega Brands Inc. of Canada has filed yet another action against the Lego Group. Read the rest »

Xylem Group Files Plumbing Fixture Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

By Mandour & Associates, APC on January 24, 2012

plumbing-bath-faucet-fixture-thumb-200x150-34465Orange County – Xylem Group LLC, a manufacturer of innovative bath and plumbing fixtures, has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against ITT and Xylem Inc., a fluid technology spin-off company of ITT. Read the rest »

Trademark Infringement Lawsuit in Europe Will Offer Google Adword Protection

By Mandour & Associates, APC on January 24, 2012

LawyerCalifornia – A trademark infringement lawsuit recently tried in Europe is set to give trademarked companies more protection against competitors bidding on their names on Google AdWords.
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California Northern District: Oracle Willing to Drop Patent Infringement Case vs. Google

By Mandour & Associates, APC on January 24, 2012

Lawyer California – In its efforts to speed up the proceedings in a copyright trial, Oracle said that it is willing to drop charges in its patent infringement lawsuit against Google. The move is intended to avoid delays so that Oracle can speed up an injunction against Google involving copyright infringement. Read the rest »

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Schiff Nutrition Files for Stay in Krill Oil Patent Infringement Case

By Mandour & Associates, APC on January 24, 2012

supplements-200x114 Los Angeles – Schiff Nutrition International, Inc. announced that it along with Aker BioMarine Antarctic USA, Inc., and Aker BioMarine ASA (collectively, Aker) have filed a motion to stay the patent infringement lawsuit filed by Neptune Technologies & Bioressources (Neptune). Read the rest »

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Kodak Sues Fujifilm for Patent Infringement

By Mandour & Associates, APC on January 24, 2012

Patent Portfolio Orange County – Last week, Eastman Kodak Company filed a patent infringement lawsuit against longtime competitor, Fujifilm Corp. In its complaint, Kodak is alleging that Fujifilm has infringed on Kodak-patented technology in a variety of its FinePix digital cameras. Read the rest »

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ITC Rules in Favor of Motorola in Apple Patent Infringement Lawsuit

By Mandour & Associates, APC on January 24, 2012

Patent Infringement LawsuitSan Diego – Apple recently lost another major battle in a patent infringement lawsuit against Motorola Corp. when the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled in favor of Motorola, saying that it did not infringe on three Apple patents. Read the rest »

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Anheuser-Busch InBev Buys Budweiser Trademarks from Czech Brewer

By Mandour & Associates, APC on January 16, 2012

beer-bottle-pouring-thumb-200x132-40682 San Diego – Anheuser-Busch InBev (A-B InBev), the world’s largest brewer, has purchased the trademark rights to the Budweiser Beer brand in Europe from a small Czech brewer. This is a small step forward for A-B InBev in a long-running litigation over the hotly contested Budweiser brand. Read the rest »

Penn State University Sues Property Companies for Trademark Infringement

By Mandour & Associates, APC on January 16, 2012

LawyerLos Angeles – Two Indiana-based property rental companies are being sued by Penn State University for alleged trademark infringement over the way they advertise properties to be rented for Penn State football weekends. Read the rest »