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Cybersquatting Lawsuit against Vacation Store of Miami & Media Insight Group, Inc.

Traverse Legal, PLC and the Tenzer PLLC in Miami represent Heron Development Corp. (holder of Palace Resorts’ trademarks in the United States) in a Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (“ACPA”) and Trademark Infringement case pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.  The Defendants in the case are Vacation Tours, Inc. (AKA: Vacation Store […]

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TV Ears Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

On April 11, 2016 Traverse Legal filed a lawsuit on behalf of TV Ears, Inc., asserting trademark infringement against defendants Sky Group, LLC and Liberty Health Supply, LLC as a result of their marketing and sale of competing “TrueDio Ears” headphones. The suit asserts six counts against defendants for their “TrueDio Ears” headphones, including trademark […]

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Enforcing Trademark Rights in China

Protection of your trademark in China may prove to be somewhat difficult. Michael Jordan has found that out and continues to fight in the Chinese court system to win control over his name and trademark.

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Trademark Infringement on new gTLDS. What every brand needs to know!

Even though the new extensions are being created to increase domain name availability, trademark owners have an increased risk of trademark infringement against their marks if they do not reserve or register under the new gTLD root extensions.

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Protecting Against Trademark Infringement on New gTLDs

Donuts, Inc. has now released many new gTLDs of the several hundred for which they have applied, and cybersquatters around the globe have wasted no time in snatching up domains related to well-known consumer brands. Some worry that with the new gTLDs come new opportunites for cybersquatters to extort trademark owners. Although Donuts offers a Domain […]

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Common Litigation and Prosecution Trademark Pitfalls in 2011-2012 – YouTube Video

Trademark Infringement defenses include the classic trademarks fair use defense where the defendant has used the plaintiff’s mark to describe the defendant’s own products, or the nominative fair use where the defendant has used a trademarked term to describe the plaintiff’s product even though the defendant’s ultimate goal is to describe its own products.

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Donuts Protect Marks

Donuts, Inc. previously launched several new generic top-level domain names (gTLDs) and has also launched its Domains Protected Marks List (DPML) to protect trademarked domains.

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Trademark Infringement on the Internet: What to do?

We get a lot of questions on trademark issues and most of them deal with internet-based trademark infringement or online trademark infringement claims. When someone uses your trademark or service mark on the Internet, you potentially will lose more than just customers. You’ll lose revenue, profits, and have your website traffic diverted to someone else’s […]

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Trademark Cease and Desist Letter Forms: The Do’s and Don’ts

Too many companies and too many trademark lawyers simply send out trademark infringement cease and desist letters as a matter of course. They don’t, as good attorneys or good companies, or good stewards of the trademark system, stop and think about who they’re sending the letter to. Sometimes people aren’t intentionally infringing your trademark at […]

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Trademark Infringement and Likelihood of Confusion

  As a trademark attorney, I see things every day, many of which don’t surprise me anymore.  But I have to say one thing that I really hear a lot in the area of trademark registration and trademark infringement is, “Hey, my mark is different than the one that is being used by the trademark […]

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