• Posts Tagged ‘corporate veil’

    Removing the Veil

    by  • September 10, 2018 • patent • 0 Comments

    We’re all familiar with the concept of “piercing the corporate veil.” As a general rule, the owner of a legal entity, like the parent of a subsidiary, or the shareholder of a company, is legally insulated from the wrongdoing of the owned company. In some cases though, where the owner and the company haven’t...

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    An Embarassment of Ownership Issues

    by  • October 10, 2011 • trademark

    Opposed mark TTAB decision Restifo v. Power Beverages, LLC has, count ’em, seven different trademark ownership theories discussed in it. My kind of case. In 2006 opposer Restifo and trademark applicant Kidd first discussed a business arrangement for making YING YANG VODKA.  Kidd described his method of doing  business this way: s an alcohol...

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