• Posts Tagged ‘antitrust’

    Redbox Wins (for now)

    by  • February 26, 2018 • copyright • 0 Comments

    The decision in Disney Enterprises, Inc. v. Redbox Automated Retail, LLC was, to me, unexpected. Who would have thought that Redbox would win a case about selling codes for digital download of Disney movies? The way Disney elected to distribute the codes was key to the outcome, so I don’t know how much ripple...

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    Three Chocolate Companies Run Three Different Ways

    by  • August 19, 2009 • trademark

    If you’re interested in trademark management in large enterprises, or management of large enterprises in general, there’s an interesting decision in a multidistrict antitrust case against the chocolate candy industry. The opinion discusses whether the court has personal jurisdiction over some of the foreign family members of Cadbury, Mars and Nestlé. The case also...

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    The NFL is One Entity – For Trademark Licensing, Anyway

    by  • August 23, 2008 • trademark

    An appropriate decision for football season; the Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit has affirmed, in an antitrust case, that the exclusive licensing of all professional football teams marks to one vendor is not a violation of the Sherman Act. NFL Properties is an unincorporated organization of 32 separately owned teams. Each team...

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