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Josh Escovedo is an experienced trial attorney and Shareholder in Weintraub’s Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Real Estate practice groups. In addition to his general litigation practice, Josh assists clients with intellectual property litigation, as well as trademark and copyright clearance, registration, licensing, and enforcement. Josh has extensive experience dealing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the United States Copyright Office, and has successfully handled matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Josh discusses IP Law topics on the weekly video series The Briefing.

The U.S. Supreme Court will weigh in on the reach of the Lanham Act and whether it can protect against the infringement of a U.S. trademark in a foreign territory. Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss this case in this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog.
Continue Reading The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: After 70 Years, Supreme Court Will Once Again Weigh in on The Exterritorial Reach of Lanham Act

Fashion houses Fendi and Marc Jacobs have been sued for trademark infringement in the United States District Court for the Central District of California by another clothing company known as Roma Costumes, Inc. According to Roma Costumes, Fendi and Marc Jacobs infringed their trademark rights to Roma Costumes’ trademark when they collaborated to release Fendi’s “Roma” collection. According to Roma Costumes, the “reimagined logo” by Marc Jacobs is confusingly similar to Roma Costumes’ trademark.
Continue Reading Fashion Folly: Fendi and Marc Jacobs Face Roma in IP Battle

In this 100th episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo talk about a company founded by Jack Nicklaus that was awarded a preliminary injunction enjoining him from using his name, image, & likeness in commercial endorsement deals.
Continue Reading The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Jack Nicklaus Companies Landed Hole-In-One With Court’s Recent Injunction

The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, a podcast and video series founded and hosted by Weintraub attorneys Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo, releases its 100th episode on December 16, 2022.  Launched in 2020, The Briefing posts weekly episodes covering current intellectual property issues related to trademark, copyright, entertainment, and sports, as well as IP litigation and intellectual property in the news. The podcast is available on Apple, Google, Spotify, Amazon, Stitcher, and many other platforms.

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Adidas, which manufactures and sells the wildly popular “Yeezy” line of shoes in partnership with rapper Kanye West, recently terminated the relationship after anti-Semitic statements by the star. In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the trademark and contract issues that Adidas is navigating with shoe designs and related designs in the future.
Continue Reading The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: The Sneakerhead Breakup of the Century – Yeezy and Adidas