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Breakthrough Brand: Learn what it takes to build one.
Aug27

Breakthrough Brand: Learn what it takes to build one.

What does it take to be a breakthrough brand into’s market place? Learn from those who made Interbrand’s inaugural list of breakthrough brands. Is your brand on track to make the cut?

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The Kitchen Boulder v The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck – a food fight
Mar22

The Kitchen Boulder v The Kitchen by Wolfgang Puck – a food fight

The Kitchen is suing to prevent Wolfgang Puck from registering the mark THE KITCHEN BY WOLFGANG PUCK. The Kitchen knives are sharpened and the dueling Chefs are ready for battle.

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Understanding the Trademark Consent to Use Agreement
Mar17

Understanding the Trademark Consent to Use Agreement

Trademark consent to use agreements are routinely used by trademark attorneys in proceedings to register trademarks before the U.S. Trademark Office. Such agreements are also called also called coexistence agreements, or live and let live agreements. The most famous example of a trademark consent to use agreement that was violated than that entered into in 1981 between The Beatles and Apple Computers.

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Taylor Swift Trademarks
Mar10

Taylor Swift Trademarks

The business media seems fascinated with the Taylor Swift trademarks registration strategy. It’s nothing new. First was Jimmy Buffet’s “Margueritaville” and The Kingsmen’s “Louie Louie”

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ICANN says “no” to .amazon. Yes, AMAZON®, there is a river!
Jul08

ICANN says “no” to .amazon. Yes, AMAZON®, there is a river!

Following last year’s outcry from Brazil and other Latin countries j who joined forces in an effort to prevent approval of Amazon’s generic top level domain (gTLD) application the Amazon application is dead!

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