The owners of the “Nature’s Own” trademark of bakery items sold throughout the U.S., has officially filed a trademark with the USPTO’s Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB), in an attempt to stop Nature’s Path Foods, Inc. from being granted a trademark for its logo “Nature’s Path Organic.” The opposition was filed earlier this week. Click on this article link to learn more.
Capcom, the international video game developer known for many popular video game franchises including Mega Man, Street Fighter, Resident Evil, and Monster Hunter, has a new U.S. trademark application for DARKSTALKERS. What is Darkstalkers, you might ask? Click on this article link to learn more.
Nintendo has 3 multinational trademark applications for OCARINA OF TIME in the United States, Europe, and Australia. While it is already old news that Nintendo has a Breath of the Wild sequel in the works, but that game does not officially have a title yet? Is this new trademark application a hint at the official name of the Breath of the Wild sequel, or is it a reference to a completely different game? Click on this article link to learn more.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit reinstated a copyright infringement lawsuit that two screenplay writers filed against the Walt Disney Company, claiming they copied their screenplay in one of Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies. Click on this article link to learn more.
In the latest series of lawsuits over dances found in the famous video game Fortnite, Jaylen Brantley and Jared Nickens sued video game developer Epic Games in February 2019, accusing Epic of copying their “running man” dance into the game without their consent. In May, a federal judge issues a final ruling on the case. What are the details of this case, and how, if at all, do they differ from other lawsuits filed against Epic for dances found in Fortnite? Click on this article link to learn more.
Nintendo has applied for a new trademark for MARIO SPORTS in Europe and Australia. Does this mean that a brand new Mario Sports game will come to the Nintendo Switch? It has been three years since the last Mario brand sports compilation game was released. Click on this article link to learn more.
Hollywood Weekly Magazine is suing Netflix, CBS Studios, and a few other media companies for trademark and copyright infringement surrounding the term TIGER KING, which Hollywood claims they coined the term as early as 2013. They claim that their association to the unsavory television series is causing harm to their reputation and are suing for damages and other remedies as well. Click on this article link to learn more.
Marvel Entertainment’s two U.S. trademark applications for “MARVEL’S TIGRA & DAZZLER” and “MARVEL’S TIGRA & DAZZLER SHOW” were recently published for any opposition challenges. Who are Tigra & Dazzler, and what are the trademarks about? Click on this article link to learn more.
After a 3-year battle over a trademark opposition for “BLUE IVY CARTER,” a tribunal of judges from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) have recently dismissed a trademark opposition proceeding, thereby clearing the way for Jay-Z and Beyoncé to secure a trademark for their oldest child’s name. Click on this article link to learn more.
Cardi B, the famous Bronx-native rapper whose real name is Belcalis Almánzar, has been quite active at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office with a bunch of trademark activity. We are going to do some diving to see what these trademark applications are for, and all recent activity that is going on with Cardi’s trademark filings. Click on this article link to learn more.