Metal Jeans, Inc. v. Metal Sport, Inc.

The panel affirmed in part and reversed in part the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of the defendant and remanded in a trademark infringement action. Metal Jeans, Inc., an apparel brand and owner of the nonstylized trademark... Read more →

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Sulzer Mixpac AG v. A&N Trading Co., Ltd.

Appeal from grant of final judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Lewis A. Kaplan, J.) to Sulzer Mixpac AG on its claims of unfair competition, infringement of common law trademarks, and its... Read more →

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Fleet Feet, Inc. v. Nike, Inc.

In 2019, NIKE, Inc., NIKE USA, Inc., and NIKE Retail Services, Inc. (collectively, “NIKE”) launched an advertising campaign with the tagline “Sport Changes Everything.” Fleet Feet, Inc. sued NIKE, alleging that the campaign infringed Fleet Feet’s trademarks “Change Everything” and... Read more →

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RXD Media, LLC v. IP Application Development LLC

This appeal arises from prolonged trademark litigation initiated by appellant RXD Media LLC (RXD) against Apple, Inc. (Apple) over rights to use the “ipad” mark. The district court awarded summary judgment in favor of Apple on all claims advanced by... Read more →

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Omega SA v. 375 Canal, LLC

Defendant 375 Canal, LLC (“Canal”), appeals from a judgment entered June 12, 2019, awarding $1.1 million in statutory damages to Plaintiff Omega SA for Canal’s contributory infringement of Omega’s trademarks, arising from sales of counterfeit Omega watches at Canal’s property... Read more →

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Savannah College of Art and Design, Inc. v. Sportswear, Inc.

As a student struggling in 1971 to afford art classes at Portland State University, Carolyn Davidson did not say “no” when a businessman offered to pay her to come up with a logo design for his company. She drew a... Read more →

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Dr. Seuss Enterprises, LP v. ComicMix LLC

The panel reversed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of defendants on a copyright infringement claim and affirmed the district court’s dismissal and grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants on a trademark claim concerning the book Oh,... Read more →

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Wooster Floral & Gifts, LLC v. Green Thumb Floral & Garden Center, Inc.

This case involves a dispute between two flower shops about the use of a domain name. Green Thumb Floral & Garden Center, Inc. (“Green Thumb”) owns the domain name www.woosterfloral.com. Internet users who click on that address are directed to... Read more →

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Future Proof Brands, LLC v. Molson Coors Beverage Co.

Future Proof Brands, L.L.C. (“Future Proof”) and Molson Coors (“Coors”) sell competing hard seltzer beverages. Future Proof named its seltzer “Brizzy.” Coors chose “Vizzy.” Future Proof sued Coors for trademark infringement, claiming that consumers would confuse Vizzy and Brizzy. The... Read more →

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Car-Freshner Corp. v. American Covers, LLC

Appeal from a judgment of the Northern District of New York (Thomas J. McAvoy, District Judge), dismissing, on motion for summary judgment, a complaint filed by Car-Freshner Corporation and Julius Sämann Ltd. alleging trademark infringement, trademark dilution, and unfair competition... Read more →

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