football.jpgIPNews® – Former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman is in a legal fight with Nike.

The Ex-San Diego Chargers player filed a trademark lawsuit against Nike, alleging that the company’s new “Lights Out” campaign infringes on his decades old nickname.  Nike has yet to respond to the allegations.   To continue reading, click:  Former NFL Star

football.jpgIPNews® – The USPTO has denied an investment firm’s trademark application for “Johnny Football,” paving the way for Johnny Football himself to use the name.

Johnny Manziel, winner of the 2012 Heisman Trophy , is seeking to federally protect the Johnny Football trademark through his company, JMAN2 Enterprises, LLC.  The win comes with the NFL

ford.jpgIPNews® –  Things are heating up at Ford, where the company is facing allegations that it intentionally copied automatic turn signal technology.

The inventor, who has worked as an automotive design engineer, is demanding undisclosed damages. This lawsuit comes on the heels of another formal complaint of patent infringement issued against Ford, as another complaint

facebook.jpgIPNews® – The makers the popular graphic design app Paper have sent a letter to Facebook execs, demanding that the famous social networking company stop using the “Paper” name.

FiftyThree, Inc., which created its Paper app years ago, also filed for trademark protection of the word, hoping that this, in combination with its prior registration