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Jane Coleman

Locution, Locution, Locution: IP Licensors – Service Suppliers or Product Providers?

Posted on August 4, 2015 Consider the following scenario: Company A is a well-known film producer that licenses its intellectual property rights in famous cartoon characters to Company B, a jewelry manufacturer. Company B in turn features those characters in bracelets that infringe Company C’s marks. Company C sues both Company B and Company A, […]

UPDATE: Petroliam Nasional Berhad v. GoDaddy.com — Cert. Denied

Posted on October 6, 2014 The Supreme Court issued its order today denying Petroliam’s petition for writ of certiorari. Related items Former Flea Market Owner Subject to Contributory Liability Claim Ninth Circuit Holds There is No Cause of Action for Contributory Cybersquatting

How the 9th Circuit Veered Off Course in Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) v. GoDaddy.com

The Misapplication of Central Bank of Denver, N.A. v. First Interstate Bank of Denver, N.A. (Central Bank) Posted on September 3, 2014 We’ve had a lot to say — and with good reason — about Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) v. GoDaddy.com, Inc. (GoDaddy),[1] the Ninth Circuit decision that held there is no cause of action for […]

Former Flea Market Owner Subject to Contributory Liability Claim

Posted on March 10, 2014 Coach v. Sapatis (D.N.H. Jan. 31, 2014) Much of modern contributory liability doctrine is founded on the flea market cases, where the courts first extended Inwood’s test for contributory trademark infringement outside the “supplies a product” context to flea market owners and operators whose vendors sold counterfeits of the plaintiff’s […]

Ninth Circuit Holds There is No Cause of Action for Contributory Cybersquatting

Posted on December 12, 2013 Petroliam Nasional Berhad v. GoDaddy.com  (9th Cir. Dec. 4, 2013) As our book speeds its way to the printer, the Ninth Circuit has made sure we will have a lot to discuss on this blog and in the upcoming supplement to Secondary Trademark Infringement.  Last week it held there is […]

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