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I'm From The Government & I'm Here To Sue Over Trademarks

Law360 (June 6, 2018, 7:57 PM EDT) -- It's one thing to face trademark accusations from a big scary company, but what about from the government?

Last week, Virginia's tourism agency filed an infringement lawsuit against a company that was using the slogan "Virginia Is For Gun Lovers," a clear riff on the "Virginia Is For Lovers" slogan that the state has used for decades.

The case is the latest in a rash of recent fights between an official entity and a private company over trademarks. From Oregon to Texas to New Jersey, state...
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