Dotcom’s mega battle returns to court
May21

Dotcom’s mega battle returns to court

Lawyers for Kim Dotcom’s associates say the judge who cleared their extradition to the US never gave them a fair hearing and the whole process was “off the rails”. The 42-year-old tech entrepreneur and his three co-accused – Mathias Ortmann, Finn Batato and Bram van der Kolk – on Monday began an appeal against a ruling last year that there was “overwhelming” evidence they had criminal charges...

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‘SWEETIE PIE’S’ MISS ROBBIE SUES HER SON TIM FOR TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT
May21

‘SWEETIE PIE’S’ MISS ROBBIE SUES HER SON TIM FOR TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT

Uh oh! Here’s another messy family blow up that’s making news. And we thought everything was all love between mother and son. We’re referring to “Sweetie Pie’s” restaurateurs Miss Robbie and her son and business partner Tim. obviously looks can be deceiving and that’s the case here. The bottom line is that Robbie Montgomery, the owner of the St. Louis-based “Sweetie Pie’s” chain has filed a lawsuit against her son, Tim Norman, for...

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CoverGirl in Legal Battle Over Katy Perry’s Cosmetics Collection
May21

CoverGirl in Legal Battle Over Katy Perry’s Cosmetics Collection

Katy Perry is at the center of a multi-million-dollar trademark lawsuit in connection with her makeup collection, Teenage Dream. According to a complaint filed last week in federal court in Florida by Florida-based cosmetics brand, Hard Candy, the packaging for singer Katy Perry’s line of CoverGirl makeup infringes its own trademark. In particular, Hard Candy claims that the heart icon that Procter & Gamble Co. – Cover Girl’s...

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The Kardashians Are Suing a Cosmetics Company for Using Their Name
May21

The Kardashians Are Suing a Cosmetics Company for Using Their Name

The Kardashian sisters are suing a cosmetics company that used their name for a makeup line. (Photo: Getty Images) Celebrity collaborations are big business, and carefully working on products to bring to market can be a major part of building a star’s brand. In terms of endorsing products and collaborating with companies, there’s no name more eye-catching than the Kardashians’, but the sisters are crying foul over a new beauty...

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Snoop Dogg in legal fight with MLSE over marijuana product line
May20

Snoop Dogg in legal fight with MLSE over marijuana product line

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ parent company is locked in a legal battle with rapper Snoop Dogg over his bid to trademark Leafs By Snoop, the musician’s new line of marijuana products. Snoop, whose given name is Calvin Broadus Jr., filed a trademark application for Leafs By Snoop, with the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office in November. His logo features the slogan in white lettering over top of a seven-leaf green plant, according to his...

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Luxottica Sues BCBG Max Azria Over Trademark-Protected Wayfarers
May16

Luxottica Sues BCBG Max Azria Over Trademark-Protected Wayfarers

Luxottica Group, the maker of Ray-Ban sunglasses, has sued BCBG Max Azria, alleging that the Southern California-based fashion brand is knowingly infringing the name of its famous trademark-protected “Wayfarer” style sunglasses. According to its complaint, which was filed on Wednesday with the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, Luxottica claims that BCBG Max Azria’s unauthorized sale of infringing eyewear was...

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