• Posts Tagged ‘sole shareholder’

    It’s All About the Facts

    by  • July 18, 2016 • trademark • 0 Comments

    Who the true trademark owner is, as between a member of an LLC (or shareholder of a close corporation) and the entity that the person owns, can be a vexing question. When there are only one or two owners of an entity the lines are very blurry—see here and here and here and here...

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    Going to the Back-up Plan – UPDATE

    by  • September 14, 2015 • trademark • 0 Comments

    Update: The Court of Appeals for the First Sixth Circuit affirmed the lower court decision that there was an implied assignment of the trademark. The defendant challenged the decision on two bases. First, without using the word “abandoned,” the defendant argued that the trademark rights were lost when Taylor ceased business. But the owner...

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    Going to the Back-up Plan

    by  • February 1, 2013 • trademark • 0 Comments

    This is a blog about ownership of all types of intellectual property, but it is undoubtedly the ownership of trademarks that provides the most litigation fodder.  I think it is because no one thinks of the trademarks, or else they only become important in hindsight. Taylor v. Thomas is a typical example of what...

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