guitar-gibson.jpgIPNews® – U.S. District Court Judge Dean D. Pregerson recently made clear that he is leaning toward dismissing Viacom from a trademark infringement matter initiated by Gibson guitars.

Viacom claims that it merely licensed the rights to use the “SpongeBob SquarePants” trademark to a third party and had no part in any infringement alleged by Gibson against its licensee.  Gibson is claiming that Viacom and its licensee both infringed on its “Flying V” trademark.  To continue reading, click: Viacom May Get Dismissal From SpongeBob Uke’s “Flying V” Guitar Trademark Lawsuit