IP Law Blog Lawyers In The News

It’s with mixed emotions that we wish Matthew Massari farewell.  Matt is joining our client Nike’s legal department in Portland, Oregon.    A recent story by Bob Shallit tells the story well.

Sacramento attorney Matt Massari has just nabbed his "dream job" – with Nike Inc. in Beaverton, Ore. A former football All-American at UC Davis,


Answer – a trademark dispute.

The on-line entertainment news site, TMZ.com, reported on a brewing dispute between World Wrestling Entertainment and Hulk Hogan’s Celebrity Championship Wrestling  television program which airs on CMT.  IP Law Bloger Scott Hervey is counsel for the program. 

 Click this link to the TMZ news posting:  >>>>To TMZ

IP Law Blogger and WGC partner Scott Hervey is quoted in an August 25, 2008 AdWeek article entitled Brand Defense – Protecting Trademarks and Copyrights.  

"The courts are all over the place right now on [keyword search terms]," says Scott Hervey, trademark group chair at Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Tobin & Tobin in Sacramento, Calif. Hervey