IP_News_ElonMuskIPNews® – Elon Musk recently announced that he intends to create a new city in Texas.

Elon Musk’s company SpaceX filed a trademark application for “Starbase” the same day that Elon Musk tweeted from his personal account about his next project “Creating the city of Starbase, Texas”.  To continue reading, click: SpaceX Files Trademark Application For Starbase.

IPNews® – After landing in the news for creating wild swings in stock prices, the Reddit community Wallstreetbets is in a trademark battle.

Reddit recently filed for trademark protection in the Wallstreetbets name after Jaime Rogozinski of the community also filed for the same trademark.  Reddit has also opposed Rogozinski’s filing.  To continue reading, click: Reddit’s Battle for The Wallstreetbets Trademark has Begun.

IP-News-HBO-Max-Case-Mandour-LawIPNews® –On February 2nd, Traxxas L.P. filed a trademark opposition against HBO for use of the HBO Max trademark.

Traxxas primarily sells radio-controlled vehicles.  The notice of opposition alleges that the registration of the HBO Max name will cause consumer confusion. To continue reading, click: HBO Max Facing Claims of Trademark Infringement of Its Own Name

Elon-Musk-lawsuit-case-The-Boring-CompanyIPNews® –Elon Musk is facing another legal dispute for one of his companies. On January 19th, The Boring Company, LLC (Nevada) filed a trademark lawsuit against Musk’s Delaware construction services corporation of the same name.

The Nevada-based company provides drilling services and has used the trademark since 2008. They claim unfair competition and false advertising for providing similar commercial services under the same trademark. To continue reading, click: Elon Musk’s ‘The Boring Company’ Facing Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

Bugs-Bunny-Looney-TunesIPNews® – On January 13th, 2021, Warner Bros. filed a trademark opposition against Lawrence Merle Nelson for “What’s Up Doc?” a phrase intended to be used for personal coaching services.

The “What’s Up Doc?” phrase has been linked for years to Bugs Bunny’s iconic cartoon character.  The Looney Tunes franchise alleges that its registration will likely cause confusion and therefore harm its trademark. To continue reading, click: What’s Up, Doc? Bugs Bunny Has an Upcoming Trademark Battle

Angry-Birds-Rovio-EntertainmentIPNews® – On December 7th, Rovio Entertainment Corporation, best known for creating the Angry Birds gaming app, filed a trademark opposition against a trademark application for ANGRY CHICKEN (+Design) for restaurant services.

The application was filed by Alexander Lee and Sang Kuk Park.  The gaming developer company alleges that the trademark will cause consumer confusion and dilution with its Angry Birds franchise’ edible products. To continue reading, click: Angry Birds Vs. Angry Chicken: Trademark Case Filed With USPTO

 

The Lincoln ProjectIPNews® – On December 1st, Christopher J. Small filed a trademark opposition against The Lincoln Project, a political action committee formed in late 2019.

Christopher claims he registered and has used “The Lincoln Project” trademark since 2009 for his educational academy, prior to the political action committee.  He alleges the registration would cause consumer confusion. To continue reading, click: The Lincoln Project Faces Accusations Of Trademark Infringement

 

Marvels-Venom-ttab-caseIPNews® – On November 23rd, Marvel Characters, Inc. filed a trademark opposition against Spyder Active Sports, Inc’s trademark application for “Venom” which will be used to launch a new collection of ski gear.

Venom is the supervillain fictional character of Spider-Man comic books owned by Marvel. The American media franchise alleges that the trademark will cause consumer confusion, especially now that Marvel has recently launched its Venom 2 merchandise to the market. To continue reading, click: Marvel’s Venom Vs Spyder’s Venom: Industry Giants In TTAB Trademark Case.

IPNews® – On November 17th, Hanna-Barbera Productions filed a trademark opposition against Astro Biosciences’ trademark application for “Astro Dog” for dog treats.

Astro was the name of the family dog in the famous TV series The Jetsons.  Hanna-Barbera alleges that the trademark used for dog treats will create confusion with the cartoon character. To continue reading, click: Beloved ‘The Jetsons’ Dog Astro Is Heading To Trademark Court

IPNews® – On October 28th, the famous electronic music producer Christopher Comstock, also known as “Marshmello”, filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against L’Oreal, one of the world’s largest personal care companies.

Marshmello opposes the L’Oreal “The Marsh Mellow” trademark filed for cosmetics given it is nearly identical. To continue reading, click: DJ Marshmello Faces Off Against L’oreal Over Trademark