In this episode of The Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark dispute between UGG and an Australian shoemaker who attempted to sell a boot called “UGG”. Continue Reading Supreme Court Boots Australian Boot Maker’s Appeal for Attempting to Use Ugg’s Trademark
In this episode of The Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo say family members behind the fashion powerhouse Gucci may take legal action following the release of the film, House of Gucci. Continue Reading Trouble in House of Gucci: Does the Family Have a Claim Following Release of New Film?
In November 2021, fast-food chain Jack in the Box sued FTX, a cryptocurrency exchange launched in 2019, over an allegedly infringing mascot named Lunar, referred to as “Moon Man”. FTX featured its Moon Man character in commercials running during MLB games. Jack in the Box is not happy.
In its complaint filed in Federal court in California, Jack in the Box references various tweets regarding the FTX Moon Man – “Oh look, it’s Walmart Jack in the Box!”, “Is it a dirty jack in the box thing?”, and “Jack in the Box’s drugged up cousin”. One Twitter® user even tweeted a public post directly to FTX stating, “Hey, @FTX_Official, your mascot doesn’t look like the moon. He looks like Jack-In-The-Box with skin cancer.” Continue Reading Jack in the Box Pops a Spring Over FTX “Moon Man” Mascot
In this episode of The Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark dispute between the Lord of The Rings Author’s Estate and the Cryptocurrency JRR Token. Continue Reading Lord of The Rings Author’s Estate Clings to its Precious Trademark, Blocking JRR Token
In this episode of The Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a legal dispute between Miramax and Quentin Tarantino, over his efforts to sell “Pulp Fiction” themed NFT’s. Continue Reading Say NFT Again – I Dare You: Miramax Sues Quentin Tarantino Over Plans to Sell “Pulp Fiction” NFT