Brand Battles: Starbucks, Citigroup, Nike

Law360, New York (February 14, 2014, 7:28 PM EST) -- In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Starbucks fights Starbuzz, Citigroup and Capital One clash over "wise" marks, and Nike lodges a "venomous" cancelation proceeding against a longtime French foe.

Starbuck v. Starbuzz

The big trademark news for Starbucks Corp. this week was the near-identical parody version of one of the chain's stores that opened in Los Angeles under the name “Dumb Starbucks” — a stunt it later turned out was perpetrated by comic Nathan Fielder for his Comedy...
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