Intellectual Property

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  • November 24, 2022

    Gap-Owned Athleta Defends UK TMs In Infringement Suit

    Sports brand Athleta, part of U.S. clothing company Gap, has claimed that its brand name has generated enough goodwill in the U.K. to warrant trademark protection, firing back at an attempt by a Danish sportswear rival to nix the trademarks.

  • November 23, 2022

    Patagonia Says The Gap Fleecing Its TM With Snap-T Pullover

    Patagonia Inc. has accused The Gap Inc. in California federal court of ripping off its Snap-T pullover fleece design, including the use of a logo that is "highly similar" to Patagonia's P-6 logo.

  • November 23, 2022

    Judge Says Lear Was Negligent, Not Intentonial, In Email Loss

    A Michigan federal judge on Wednesday declined to sanction Lear Corp. after auto parts supplier NHK claimed the company intentionally deleted emails that would have proved Lear violated on-sale patent rules, saying Lear was at most negligent in preserving files.

  • November 23, 2022

    NJ Hair Salon Noncompete Fight Shipped To NY Federal Court

    A New Jersey federal judge took it upon herself Wednesday to send to New York federal court an East Coast beauty salon chain's lawsuit aimed at shutting down a competing Empire State outfit where it says its former employees are styling hair in violation of their restrictive covenant agreements.

  • November 23, 2022

    Squarespace Strikes Deal To End Data Patent Suit

    Website builder Squarespace has reached an agreement that resolves a patent owner's infringement suit in Delaware federal court against it over data organizing and networking systems.

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Intellectual Property

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