Recent Interview of Kristie Prinz for World Trademark Review

Comments Off on Recent Interview of Kristie Prinz for World Trademark Review Written by on October 10, 2014 | Posted in Blog News, Trademark Infringement

Print this postI wanted to share with blog readers a recent interview I had with World Trademark Review following up on the media coverage regarding the shutdown of TwitPic. Click here to view the World Trademark Review story.    Related posts: Twitpic’s Abrupt Announcement to Shut Down over Trademark Dispute: Convenient Excuse or Full Story? […]

Twitpic’s Abrupt Announcement to Shut Down over Trademark Dispute: Convenient Excuse or Full Story?

1 Comments Written by on September 4, 2014 | Posted in Trademark Filings, Trademark Litigation

Print this postTwitpic announced in a blog posting today that it will be shutting down on Sept. 25th over a trademark dispute with Twitter regarding the use of the name “twitpic.” Various media outlets have also covered the announcement such as  Wall Street Journal and Time. The reporting on this story has thus far not […]

Apple Trademark Dispute with Proview Becomes a Global Fight

Comments Off on Apple Trademark Dispute with Proview Becomes a Global Fight Written by on February 24, 2012 | Posted in IP Licensing Litigation, Trademark Litigation

Print this postApple’s trademark dispute with Proview is now being fought on two fronts: at the local level in China and here in Silicon Valley. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Proview has filed a lawsuit in Santa Clara County Superior Court claiming that Apple committed fraud when it used a company called IP […]

Lessons for Silicon Valley Companies in Apple Trademark Dispute

Comments Off on Lessons for Silicon Valley Companies in Apple Trademark Dispute Written by on February 16, 2012 | Posted in IP Licensing Litigation, Trademark Filings, Trademark Licensing, Trademark Litigation

Print this postIn case you have not been following the story, Apple has found itself in the middle of a trademark dispute in China over the use of its mark “iPad,” as MSNBC reported on its website yesterday. You might wonder how in the world this happened, given Apple’s large, IP savvy legal department and […]

Trying to Save Money with Do-It-Yourself Trademark Filings? How to Avoid Creating a More Expensive Headache for Yourself

Comments Off on Trying to Save Money with Do-It-Yourself Trademark Filings? How to Avoid Creating a More Expensive Headache for Yourself Written by on July 13, 2011 | Posted in Trademark Filings

Print this postI have been working with a number of start-ups in this recession tried to save money by filing their own trademarks, and ultimately ended up creating a more expensive headache for themselves because of mistakes they made in the application. If your start-up is one of those businesses that is trying to cut […]

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