IPNews® – A viral photo of President Donald Trump at a wedding in New Jersey turned into a case of copyright infringement.

The photo was taken by a wedding guest and after being published to social media ultimately ended up being used by multiple news outlets. Hearst Communications was recently held liable for using the photo without any right to do so. To continue reading, click: Donald Trump, Wedding Crasher, Becomes Copyright Infringement Case.

trump.jpgIPNews® – Donald Trump and the Trump Organization have scored a victory in the attempts to register the Trump trademark across numerous categories in China.  

After numerous bumps in the application process, Mr. Trump has finally won his fight for the Trump name in China for real-estate-agent services in both the commercial and residential sectors.  Despite the win, there are still many other companies that own the Trump trademark in China.  To continue reading, click: Trump Wins Major Trademark Battle in China

trump.jpgIPNews® – Donald Trump is apparently focusing on November 8th, when the entire country will know if he has won or lost the election.  

However, amid rumors that Trump may start his own television network if the election doesn’t go his way, a New York physician and lifelong Democrat, Mark Grabowsky, has filed for the “Trump TV” trademark.  If Trump does indeed want the trademark to create the network, his team will now have to go the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to fight for it.  To continue reading, click: Trump TV Trademark Might Be Taken

candy-skittles.jpgIPNews® – Donald Trump Jr., son of Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump, recently posted a controversial Skittles Tweet.

The image is a white bowl full of rainbow colored Skittles.  The text on the image compared Syrian refugees to deadly Skittles and after creating the controversy was removed from Twitter due to copyright infringement issues.  To continue reading, click: Donald Trump Jr. Tweets a Skittles Copyright Infringement

vote.jpgIPNews® – Wildlife photographers Wendy Shattil and Robert Rozinski are suing Donald Trump’s campaign for copyright infringement, after one of their photos was found on merchandise for the GOP candidate.

The Denver-based photographers claim their photo “Bald Eagle Portrait” has appeared on Trump campaign materials without their permission.  Attorneys for the couple are asking for a District Court judge to find Trump’s campaign liable for direct and indirect copyright infringement.  To continue reading, click: Trump Campaign Sued for Copyright Infringement for Using Bald Eagle Photo

vote.jpgIPNews® – Donald Trump now owns the trademark rights to the “Make America Great Again” slogan for use in relation to apparel.  Mr. Trump had applied for the trademark in relation to apparel, but the application was refused do to a prior application filed by morning DJ Bobby Bones. 

In exchange for his rights, Bobby Bones requested a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital which Mr. Trump apparently complied with and thus the rights were assigned.  To continue reading, click: Donald Trump Acquires Right to “Make America Great Again” Trademark

vote.jpgIPNews® – Donald Trump is threatening lawsuits against websites selling products which use his “Make America Great Again” trademark.

The trademark is registered by Trump for political action committee services, but it was only recently filed for items such as apparel.  Proceeds from the sale of authentic Trump products go to the benefit of his campaign for president.  To continue reading, click: Donald Trump Threatens Legal Action Over Campaign Slogan