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Sued for Posting a Meme – That Just Happened

Last week, we blogged about Gigi Hadid getting sued for reposing a photo of herself on Instagram and the post received a lot of interest. So we thought we’d also let you know about Fiji Water Company, LLC getting sued for posting a meme on continue reading...

USPTO Announces Expedited Cancellation Pilot Program

Back in July 2017, the United States Patent and Trademark Office proposed a Streamlined Cancellation Proceeding (“SCP”) to expedite cancellation proceedings for challenges to registrations of allegedly unused marks. Following public comments, the PTO shelved the SCP. Instead of the SCP, the Trademark Trial and continue reading...

#COVFEFE – It’s a Thing, But Not a Trademark

On May 31, 2017, President Trump tweeted a half-formed message with a mystifying final word: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe”. The Twitterverse and other social media platforms went wild with re-tweets, memes and assorted guesses about what “covfefe” meant or what actual word or continue reading...