• Posts Tagged ‘Joseph Abboud’

    That’s How You Write It

    by  • February 13, 2014 • trademark • 0 Comments

    It’s always tricky to sell a business that uses your personal name. Probably a lot of the value of the acquisition is tied to the name — imagine selling Martha Stewart Living Omnipedia without getting full rights to the name “Martha Stewart.” But the person selling the name has made his or her living...

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    There’s Always Your First Name

    by  • February 17, 2010 • trademark

    From the caption you can guess the story in MacKenzie-Childs, Ltd. v. Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs: Victoria and Richard MacKenzie-Childs started a business, didn’t have the business anymore, and then there was a dispute over who owned the name. The MacKenzie-Childs story is a little different from Joseph Abboud but still comes out the...

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