Brand Battles: Nintendo, Conagra, Volkswagen

Law360, New York (June 16, 2017, 8:06 PM EDT) -- In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Nintendo fights a megachurch over "Switch," Conagra asks the board for consistency over "Choice Cuts" frozen meals, and Volkswagen asserts its trademark rights in the shape of its iconic van.

Switch Hitch

Seeking to register the name of its new Nintendo Switch console as a trademark, Nintendo Co. Ltd. was hit with an opposition this week from an unlikely source.

That would be the Life Covenant Church Inc., an Oklahoma-based chain of megachurches...
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