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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Bob Felber Contributes to INTA Bulletin

Posted in Trademark
Robert P. Felber, Jr. recently reported on a decision by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which was included in the July 15, 2011 edition of the INTA Bulletin, published by the International Trademark Association.  The article, entitled ”Bank Couldn’t Bank on Reversal at Federal Circuit,” can be found here. … Continue Reading

Wasting Money on Descriptive/Generic Trademarks

Posted in Trademark
Recently, I have been watching the storm (read as incredible waste of resources) being poured into the various battles over the term “APP STORE” or “APPSTORE.” Over the last few months, Amazon.com and Apple have been embroiled in litigation with Apple claiming that it has the exclusive right to use the term “APP STORE” in … Continue Reading