2H 2016 Quick Links, Part 3 (Trademarks and Domain Names)

3 01 2017


* Evoqua Water Technologies LLC v. M.W. Watermark LLC, 2016 WL 4727432 (W.D. Mich. Sept. 12, 2016)

* Board of Regents of the University of Houston System v. Houston College of Law, 2016 WL 6037243 (S.D. Tex. Oct. 14, 2016):

* Search Engine Land: Bidding on the competition: Is it really worth it? In many industries, competitive keyword advertising is a prisoner’s dilemma. The article’s suggestion to negotiate a cease-fire with competitors is a high-risk strategy. See FTC v. 1-800 Contacts.

* Cedar Valley Exteriors, Inc. v. Professional Exteriors, Inc., Case No. 13?CV?2537 (PJS/TNL) (D. Minn. June 29, 2016):

* IFS Financial Services v. Touchstone Financial of Midvale, 2016 WL 4750173 (D. Utah Sept. 12, 2016)

* Merriam Webster on why the word “skittles” is in the dictionary

* WSJ: Hopportunity Cost: Craft Brewers Brawl Over Catchy Names as Puns Run Dry

* Austin American-Statesman: UT to doughnut shop: Yeast and desist

* CNN: Iceland is suing a supermarket that’s using its name

* Shontavia Johnson, Trademark Territoriality in Cyberspace: an Internet Framework for Common-Law Trademarks, 29 Berkeley Tech. L.J. (2015). Related blog post.

Domain Names

* Doug Isenberg: What We Can Learn from URS Decisions (Hint: Not Much)

* The Register: Simply not credible: The extraordinary verdict against the body that hopes to run the internet. Independent review tears into ICANN board and staff.


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