Sep 2, 2022
When to laugh or when to sue? Famous brand owners face this question when their brands are used as the butt of a joke or in humorous-intending spin-off products. Think CHEWY VUITTON dog toys, LARDASHE for plus-sized clothing, and BAGZILLA for monstrously strong garbage bags. Join our hosts are they explore the bounds of...
May 19, 2022
Do you enjoy snacking on Gruyere and Roquefort cheese while sipping champagne or sparkling wine and watching the American Football Conference? Please join us as we map out the world of geographic trademarks.
Feb 11, 2022
Why is BJ Novak’s face appearing on products all over the world, is it permitted, and what can he do about it?
Dec 10, 2021
Student-athletes can now profit from their own name, image, and likeness thanks to NCAA rules changes. However, what is and is not allowed is far from clear. Join us as we discuss the myriad state and school rule changes regarding student-athlete endorsements.
Oct 15, 2021
The limited availability of custom-designed shoes, clothing, and accessories makes these items highly desirable and they fetch high prices. But are they legal? Tune in as we discuss IP issues that can arise from the design and sale of customized fashion.