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Who’s Grumpy, Meow? Grumpy Cat Prevails in Copyright and Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

By HutchersonLaw / February 13, 2018
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Grumpy Cat, the Internet celebri-kitty known for her memes, finally has a reason to smile.  Actually, she has over 700,000 reasons to smile.  After a week-long trial, a federal jury composed of eight humans (and zero cats!) in Santa Ana, California decided that Grenade Beverage LLC, a Californian coffee company, breached the Grumpy Cat Limited’s…

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The SuperB owl: What We Can Expect to See and Not See at This Year’s Big Game

By HutchersonLaw / January 29, 2018
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On Sunday, February 4, 2018 over 110 million viewers will watch the Philadelphia Eagles face off against 5-time-Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots.  What viewers won’t see— advertisers using the name “Super Bowl.”  This is because “Super Bowl” is a registered trademark owned by the NFL.  A trademark is a brand name, and includes any…

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