Brand Battles: Mastercard, 'Lord of the Rings,' MLB

Law360, New York (November 22, 2017, 4:39 PM EST) -- In Law360’s latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Mastercard is speechless about an improv group's logo, the owner of the trademark rights to the "Lord of the Rings" franchise targets a "Frodoh" doughnut brand, and two Major League Baseball clubs join a slew of colleges to take on a team-themed drink maker.

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Mastercard Inc. filed an opposition this week against a public-speaking training service called Speechless Inc., accusing the company of trying to register a...
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