Deere & Co. won a major trademark ruling last week over the green-and-yellow color scheme of its John Deere tractors, but suing over colors is still no easy feat. If you want to do so successfully, here are three more recent rulings you need to read.
Patent suit concerned wireless antenna technologies.
Radio operator was accused of unauthorized performance of songs represented by music rights organization.
Shuts down a string of travel-related websites that used names confusingly similar with airlines and travel operators to lure customers.
But trademark lawyers say toymaker faces an uphill battle.
Glow Industries had accused Lopez and her partner of infringing its trademark.
Defense argues Economic Espionage Act is vague and possibly unconstitutional.
Judge says no "rational" court would find bottles confusingly similar.
Defendants are accused of stealing semiconductor designs and equipment from Silicon Valley companies for China.
Critics claim law would criminalize innocent conduct and extend drug patents another 18 months.
Working group's proposal focuses on preventive measures that can be carried out during the production of disks.
Suit seeks compensation for use of copyrighted domestic tones; foreign music not covered.
Judge sees no sign Disney sought to "somehow poach or free ride" on Caterpillar's trademarks.
Companies had been trading legal volleys for more than one year.
Decision comes in response from corporate concerns about divulging sensitive information in court.
Guidelines call for improved information exchange and training of IPR enforcement personnel.
Australian policy makers urge Australia to take hard line in response to U.S. demands.
Lawsuit concerned five employees who handled wealthy clients.
Criticizes legislature and judiciary for regression in intellectual property rights.
Disney says 2.2 million copies of "George of the Jungle 2" DVD have already been distributed to retailers.
Declaration seeks to define the ethical principles that should govern the collection, processing, storage and use of human genetic data.