Trending Trademarks

Fowling Proprietor Gets Bonked -- Lessons in Avoiding Loss of Trademark Rights

Posted by Lawrence Robins on April 15, 2016 at 2:24 PM

Will Rogers once said “Letting the cat out of the bag is a whole lot easier than putting it back in.”  While he surely didn’t intend it that way, this is sage advice to incipient trademark owners. Consider, if you will, the “sport” of Fowling. 

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Topics: trademarks, Sports, USPTO

Panera and Great Harvest Argue over Tagline

Posted by Laura Stacey on April 13, 2016 at 3:08 PM

Panera Bread and the Great Harvest Bread Co. will not be breaking bread together anytime soon. To the contrary, Great Harvest recently filed a trademark lawsuit against Panera over Panera’s “food as it should be” campaign, which is meant to reflect Panera’s philosophy of clean ingredients and menus based on whole foods.   

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Topics: trademarks, USPTO

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