The Top 7 Trademark Rulings Of 2016: A Midyear Review

By Bill Donahue (July 5, 2016, 8:00 PM EDT) -- From Coca-Cola's Zero brand to Converse's Chuck Taylor trade dress, from fee shifting to nominative fair use, the first six months of 2016 have seen their fair share of major rulings in the world of trademark law. As we head into the back half of the year, here are the top seven you need to know.

7. Clark Baker v. Jeffrey Deshong

The Fifth Circuit's May ruling awarding attorneys' fees to a blogger — who was sued by a man that he accused of being an AIDS denialist — made the appeals court the latest to follow a big trend in...

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