• Posts Tagged ‘Section 8’

    Isn’t It the Corporate Secretary’s Job …

    by  • September 26, 2016 • trademark • 0 Comments

    Isn’t it the Corporate Secretary’s job (and in this case, the same person was also the General Counsel) to make sure that documents are signed by the right entity? In East West Bank Co. v. The Plubell Firm LLC, not once, but twice the Corporate Secretary, Douglas Krause, executed trademark maintenance documents for the...

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    Not What I Would Have Guessed …

    by  • May 27, 2015 • trademark • 0 Comments

    Plaintiff ZipSleeve, LLC had registered its ZIPSLEEVE trademark* but the registration lapsed for failure to file a declaration under Section 8 of the Trademark Act. ZipSleeve filed a new application, which hasn’t registered yet. ZipSleeve sued West Marine Inc. for trademark infringement under 15 U.S.C. § 1114, which is for infringement of a registered...

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