Posts Tagged ‘Trademarks’

Yosemite Trademark Spat Leads to Enactment of California Heritage Protection Act

On January 1, 2017, the California Heritage Protection Act (“CHPA”) went into effect. Boiled down to its essence, the CHPA prohibits concessionaires at California’s state parks from claiming trademark rights in names associated with a California state park venue or its historical, cultural, or recreational resources. The CHPA, and the very specific fact scenario it…

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On the Hook: Personal Liability for Trademark Infringement

Sometimes you’re the windshield. Sometimes you’re the bug. -Mark Knopfler, Dire Straits Great quote and apropos ahead of this week’s road trip down to Southern California. There are, of course, several mutations of that quote. Sometimes you’re the hammer. Sometimes you’re the nail. Sometimes you’re the dog. Sometimes you’re the hydrant. Sometimes you’re the pigeon.…

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TMW Book Review | The Brand Gap

This is the first of many book reviews to come here at Trademark Well. Yes, we all have our continuing education requirements and we keep up on the latest legal developments in the field of trademark law. But expanding beyond that bare minimum into a wide array of titles that can improve your practice and ability…

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