Archive for the "Famous Marks" Category

Canadian Contribution to Major Leagues Up For Grabs

Posted by Neil Melliship on October 4th, 2006

Just in time for Major League Baseball’s fall classic, the Quebec based maker of the famed maple SAM BAT is up for sale on eBay, all trademark rights included.

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Famous Marks Protected Once Again

Posted by Neil Melliship on October 2nd, 2006

The U.S. congress has approved an amendment to the Trademark Dilution Act, in a move intended to close a loophole that the U.S. Supreme Court found in a case involving the marks VICTORIA’S SECRET and VICTOR’S LITTLE SECRET. The Trademark Dilution Revision Act will now be sent to the President for signature, which is expected [...]

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Top 100 Brands

Posted by Neil Melliship on August 15th, 2006

It seems appropriate to kick off a new trade-mark blog with some commentary on the recent BusinessWeek Online/Interbrand Top 100 Brands 2006 Not surprisingly, with 7 out of the top 10 and 51 out of the top 100, U.S. brands dominated the list, though a bit less than I thought they would – after number [...]

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