Tag: trademark

The Rat Pack is Back

Members of The Rat Pack were the coolest dudes of the 1950s and 60s in Las Vegas, including Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop. But it turns out the name used for The Rat Pack tribute shows…

Fitbit Defeats Trademark Claim

British innovator of fitness tracking devices, Fitbug, waited too long to bring claims of trademark infringement against its popular American competitor, Fitbit, a federal judge in San Francisco has ruled. U.S. District Judge Sam Conti dismissed the case against Fitbit…

Bally Sues in Patent Trifecta

Bally Gaming Inc, the Las Vegas gambling empire, has accused an Ohio software developer who creates gambling apps, of patent, copyright and trademark infringement of its three card poker video games. Bally filed suit Monday in the federal court in…

UC Sues to Protect CEB Trademark

The University of California Regents accused a legal advisory services firm, The Corporate Executive Board Co. of infringing UC’s trademark for its Continuing Education of the Bar. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in San Francisco, accused the Arlington, Virginia-based company of…

Louis Vuitton Verdict in the Bag

A federal appeals court slashed by two-thirds the $32.7 million jury award for fashion design firm Louis Vuitton Malletier in a battle over contributory copyright and trademark infringement.  The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reduced the verdict to $10.8…