ASU cannot sue Covid Parties Instagram Posts’ Owner for Trademark Infringement 

Arizona State University (ASU) and the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) cannot sue the owner of an Instagram account over trademark infringement claims. The Ninth Circuit upheld the lower court decision in May 2022, throwing out ABOR-ASU’s lawsuit. The University’s ire was directed at an Instagram content creator. He used the ASU logo and other marks to promote “COVID parties” and other misinformation postings, which risk public health. The reason for the dismissal was implausibility.…

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Protecting Trademarks in the Metaverse

The Metaverse is coming into your life. Brand owners are getting ready to jump at the opportunity to participate in the Metaverse and cash on the virtual world. They are also getting ready to protect their trademarks. Make no mistake about it. For the most part, we are talking about the big firms. Think about Facebook, which changed its corporate name to Meta. Disney, Hyundai, and Nike, to name a few, are also staking a…

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¿Por qué las Bandas Musicales Necesitan Marcas Registradas?

Bandas y conjuntos musicales deben de conocer los aspectos básicos de la protección de marcas y derechos de autor seleccionando la adecuada guía legal. El Abogado Marcos te puede ayudar.

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Trademark Squatting. The Washington Redskins Confronts A Squatter

Trademark Squatting is a practice that can confront businesses with unexpected cost and hassles. Read about the Washington Redskins re-branding troubles.

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