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Starbucks’ New Trademark Filing Reveals Plans for Fizzy Drinks

By Joseph Mandour on October 16, 2013

soda-thumb-200x150-74927 San Diego – A recently filed Trademark Application by Starbucks Corporation may evidence the coffee giant’s intent to branch out into the market of carbonated beverages. The Application, which was filed on September 30, 2013, is for the name “STARBUCKS FIZZIO.” It covers five classes, including milk based drinks, sparkling beverages and “machines for the production of beverages.” Read the rest »

Trademark Application for “Samsung Galaxy Gear” Reveals Future of Tech

By Joseph Mandour on August 22, 2013

California Trademark LawOrange County – South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co. has given the world a glimpse of its plans for future high-tech products with its new trademark application for “Samsung Galaxy Gear.” Read the rest »

Trademark Barriers for Tesla in China

By Joseph Mandour on August 14, 2013

Chinese FlagLos Angeles – Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors, Inc. hit a roadblock in its attempt to trademark its name in China, when it discovered that the trademark for “Tesla” has already been registered. Read the rest »

Sound Trademark for Click of Eyeglasses Granted on Appeal

By Joseph Mandour on August 8, 2013

California Intellectual Property LawDespite an initial rejection by the USPTO, last Thursday the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decided to grant eyeglass manufacturer Sutro Product Development, Inc. a sound trademark for the three clicks its glasses make while opening. Read the rest »

Judge Sides with SeaWorld in Fight for Aquatica Trademark

By Joseph Mandour on July 15, 2013

water-slide-thumb-200x133-68917 San Diego – A judge in California Federal Court Tuesday refused the request by Spiraledge, Inc. to impose an injunction to bar SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc. from use of the trademark “Aquatica” for its water parks nationwide. Read the rest »

Redskins’ QB Hits Roadblock on RG3 Trademark

By Joseph Mandour on July 2, 2013

Closeup of American Football on Field Los Angeles – Superstar Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Lee Griffin III’s bid to trademark his nickname RG3 hit a roadblock when Research Group Three, Inc. filed an opposition to his trademark application, claiming it has been using the trademark RG3 since 1998.

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Federal Judge Sides With Apple in IBOOKS Trademark Dispute

By Joseph Mandour on May 14, 2013

LawyerCalifornia – New York U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote recently ruled in Apple’s favor in a lawsuit initiated by a New York publishing company which alleged that Apple’s use of the “iBooks” trademark was an infringement. Read the rest »

The Rush of “Boston Strong” Trademark Applications Has Begun

By Joseph Mandour on April 30, 2013

registered R-thumb-200x200-48952 Orange County – In the aftermath of the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon attack, no less than 8 separate trademark applications containing the words “Boston Strong” have been filed with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. The phrase became a popular credo for Bostonians who gathered to show support for one another during a difficult time. Read the rest »

“See Better Live Better” Trademark Generic According to Bausch & Lomb

By Joseph Mandour on April 16, 2013

eye-thumb-200x150-63258 Orange County – Bausch & Lomb Inc., well-known optical innovators since the early 1900’s, recently filed a counterclaim seeking cancellation of a trademark in a lawsuit in which Bausch & Lomb was sued for trademark infringement. The trademark at issue is “See better Live Better”. Read the rest »

USPTO Reverses Position on Apple’s IPAD MINI Trademark Application

By Joseph Mandour on April 5, 2013

touching screen on tablet-pc Los Angeles – Late last year Apple, Inc. filed a trademark application for IPAD MINI for the new smaller and sleeker version of its famous iPad.  Apple has already owned a registered trademark for IPAD since 2010.

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