Saturday, February 28, 2009

Meet The Bloggers V at INTA

Michael Atkins (a/k/a the Seattle Trademark Lawyer) has graciously offered to host "Meet the Bloggers V" at this year's INTA Annual Meeting in Seattle.

Date: Monday, May 18

Time: 6-9 p.m.

Place: Graham & Dunn, Pier 70, 2801 Alaskan Way, Suite 300, Seattle

iFart lawsuit making some noise

Lots of recent postings and press on the iFart v. Pull My Finger lawsuit (best headline so far:  Odor In The Court)

Friday, February 13, 2009

Who says Trademark Lawyers are just Hot Air?

InfoMedia Inc., creator of the iFart Mobile application, filed a federal lawsuit against Air-O-Matic, Inc. seeking a declaratory judgment that its use of "pull my finger" was fair use.

Anyone else surpised that the case wasn't filed in Chicago (the "Windy City")?

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

TTABlog's Top TTAB Decisions for 2008

John Welch over at the TTABlog has posted his annual listing of the Top Ten TTAB Decisions (part one is here, and part two is here).

If you don't subscribe to the TTABlog, you should!

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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Oh this is rich....

Martin Schwimmer at The Trademark Blog reports that CitiGroup, fresh on the heels of their $45 Billion federal bailout last year, has sued a Brooklyn pawn shop which had been using the name ALL CITI PAWN. (Martin has posted a copy of the Complaint on his blog and here.)