Brand Battles: Champagne, Duck Dynasty, Wizard of Oz

Law360, New York (March 7, 2014, 6:27 PM EST) -- In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the French organization that safeguards the name "Champagne" pops off three new oppositions, A&E calls out a "Truck Dynasty," and Time Warner Inc. defends a famed quote from "The Wizard of Oz."

Bubbly Brouhaha

As noted in previous editions of Brand Battles, Europeans generally assign greater importance to geographical indications than their state-side trading partners — think Parmigiano-Reggiano from the Parma-Reggio Emilia region of Italy or Gruyere from the town of Gruyeres, Switzerland....
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