On December 3, 2020, from 3:00 – 5:30 pm CT the IP Law Symposium Committee, including Co-Chairs Jim Muraff of McDonald Hopkins LLC and Matt Marrone of McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd., and Vice Chair Viren Soni of the CME Group, are hosting a series of fireside chats and panels where you will hear directly
DRL Enters., Inc. v. North Atlantic Op. Co., Inc., No. 16 C 8384, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Mar. 12, 2018) (Castillo, C.J.).
Judge Castillo denied plaintiff DRL’s motion for summary judgment that defendants lacked standing to seek cancellation of DRL’s trademark registrations in this appeal of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) cancellation…
On Friday, April 27, 2018, from 12:30 – 5:15 pm, John Marshall is hosting its 9th annual Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law seminar.
Register here for this excellent program.
On Friday, May 5, 2017, from 8:15 am – 1:30 pm, John Marshall is hosting its 8th annual Ethics in the Practice of Intellectual Property Law seminar. In addition to providing ethics credit, the program is top-notch, including:
- James Grogan of the Illinois ARDC discussing what IP lawyers need to know about ARDC proceedings
Last month, the Federal Circuit affirmed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (TTAB) finding that Emporium Arcade Bar could not register the mark shown below without disclaiming EMPORIUM.
The TTAB found that the word EMPORIUM is descriptive of “video and amusement arcade services,” “bar services,” and “bar services featuring snacks.” The TTAB further found that…