• Posts Tagged ‘incontestability’

    Waiting Too Long

    by  • February 8, 2013 • trademark • 0 Comments

    Medical Products Laboratories, Inc. v. Premier Dental Products Co. had the makings of a good tale about joint ownership of a trademark, but alas, it was decided on a statute of limitations basis rather than anything more substantive. Maybe we’ll see something later in the state court. Medical Products was a contract manufacturer for...

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    An Invalid Assignment Isn’t Incontestable

    by  • October 10, 2010 • trademark

    I’m not even going to try to outline the convoluted competing ownership claims to the STOLICHNAYA trademark for vodka – you can read the decision for that.  But the disagreement about who owned the mark led to a trademark infringement suit that plaintiff Federal Treasury Enterprises Sojuzplodoimport (FTE) brought against the record owner of...

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