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Hail to the….Washington Football Team? Carmadella, Jeannette Maurer

Author: Jeannette Maurer Carmadella Published: July 27, 2020 The colossal trademark fumble of the Washington Redskins in failing to plan ahead for the need to change the team name has lessons for anyone contemplating a rebranding. The PTO’s “intent to use” application option process and other strategic preparation can avoid the vulnerable trademark

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The Supreme Court Endorses Federal Trademark Registration of “Booking.com” Carmadella, Jeannette Maurer

Author: Jeannette Maurer Carmadella Published: July 17, 2020 In a highly anticipated ruling, the Supreme Court has held, 8-1, that the online hotel reservation company, Booking.com, is entitled to federal trademark registration for its company name. According to the Court, the combination of “.com” with a generic and otherwise unregistrable term creates a federally

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Booking.com: The Supreme Court Considers Whether “Generic.com” Domain Names Are Entitled to Federal Trademark Protection
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Author: Lutzker & Lutzker Published: May 19, 2020 On May 4, 2020, for the first time in history, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments through a telephone conference call in United States Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com B.V. The Court considered whether the online hotel reservation company, Booking.com, is entitled to

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