'Walking Dead' Creator Loses Trademark Liability Ruling

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U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp denied a summary judgment motion from Robert Kirkman's company to find that the defendants violated the Lanham Act, saying liability under the federal law requires the group to...
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ROBERT KIRKMAN, LLC v. THEODOROU et al


Case Number

3:15-cv-08474

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Trademark

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Michael A. Shipp

Date Filed

December 3, 2015

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