IPNews® – Trader Joe’s has filed an opposition against a company applying to trademark the name “Trader Schmo.”

Trader Joe’s argues that the names are too similar and will confuse consumers. Part of the reasoning for the alleged confusion is that consumers closely associate the words “Joe” and “Schmo”. To continue reading, click: Trader Joe’s

pirate_flag.jpgIPNews® – Fan favorite grocery chain Trader Joe’s has filed a complaint against Michael Hallat, once dubbed their “best customer,” for trademark infringement and other claims for re-selling the grocer’s popular goods across the border.

Trader Joe’s claims that Hallat’s store, Pirate Joe’s, infringes on its trademark and damages its brand as a whole by