PODS vs. U-Haul Trademark Dispute Yields $60 Million

September 25, 2014 05:09 pm by Sheren Javdan

Thursday, a jury in the U.S. District Court of Tampa ruled in favor of PODS Enterprises, Inc., in a trademark dispute against U-Haul International, Inc. surrounding the word “pods.”   The...

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Deadmau5 vs. Disney: DJ Retaliates in Trademark War

September 07, 2014 12:09 pm by Sheren Javdan

Just days after Disney filed a Notice of Opposition against the Canadian house musician Deadmau5 fires back with a notice of his own. The 33-year-old DJ issued the multi-million dollar...

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Mickey Mouse vs. Deadmau5: Trademark Dispute

September 06, 2014 03:09 pm by Sheren Javdan

Joel Zimmerman, better known as Deadmau5, has just entered a legal battle with The Walt Disney Company over trademark rights.  On Tuesday, Walt Disney filed a complaint, more than 170 pages long,...

What is an Intent-to-Use Trademark Application?

August 26, 2014 12:08 pm by Sheren Javdan

An intent-to-use trademark application should be used when you want to immediately register a trademark but do not have your trademark specimen available yet. An intent-to-use trademark application provides a...

Trademark Symbols: When To Use ® vs.™ For Your Trademarks

August 23, 2014 01:08 pm by Sheren Javdan

Trademarks are words, names or symbols used by business, product or service owners to differentiate their merchandise or services from those of others while indicating that they own the sole...

Candy Crush Creator Abandons Trademark

February 27, 2014 05:02 pm by LawInc Staff

King Digital Entertainment PLC, the creator of Candy Crush Saga, a mobile game, has abandoned its pursuit of trademarking the word “candy.” Ownership of such a trademark would allow King...