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Top 10 Trademark Rulings Of 2019

Law360 (December 19, 2019, 10:01 AM EST) -- From Amazon to "Woodstock" weed to offensive words at the U.S. Supreme Court, it was a busy year in the world of trademark law. As 2019 comes to a close, here are the 10 biggest rulings you need to remember, plus seven more you should know that didn't make the cut.

10. Williams-Sonoma v. Amazon

A California federal judge's May ruling refused to throw out a lawsuit from Williams-Sonoma claiming Amazon is tricking web shoppers into thinking secondhand merchandise is fully authorized.

The decision allowed the case to move forward, and the proceedings will be closely watched for their impact on...

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