“Fast fashion” is a euphemism for “knockoff”

Oct 5, 2012 By: Will Ashenmacher

Except in cases where the company copies a specific design, it can be difficult to argue that the company stole the design of a particular piece of clothing or accessory.

Pornographic “parody” videos go too far for Ben & Jerry’s

Sep 7, 2012 By: Will Ashenmacher

This trend of pornographic parodies has gone too far for Ben and Jerry’s, which suing the maker of a line of “Ben and Cherry’s” adult videos, claiming trademark infringement.

Hot Docs: Alleged Chinese counterfeiter can’t be sued in U.S., says court

Jun 7, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

A ruling last week from the District Court of Minnesota finding no personal jurisdiction over a Chinese company alleged to have sold counterfeit coffeemakers underscores the need for a revamp of our laws.

Hot Docs: Coach sues (another) flea market for counterfeit sales

Apr 26, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

Coach, Inc. is suing another flea market over the sale of several counterfeit Coach products by some of its vendors, though this latest suit doesn’t seem quite as strong as some others.

Hot Docs: Timelines, Inc. sues Facebook over its Timeline feature

Oct 13, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Timelines, Inc., a web service that specializes in timelines, is suing Facebook over its planned roll out of its “Timeline” feature.

Hot Docs: Facebook sues for infringement over “Face Book of Sex”

May 19, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

It looks like Facebook has to defend its trademark from genericization already. To that end, the social networking site is suing Various,