ice-cube-files-a-lawsuit-against-robinhoodIPNews® – In a lawsuit that was filed on March 31, Ice Cube has claimed that Robinhood, the popular the stock trading app, has misappropriated his image in marketing.

The photograph sent out by the company featured the rapper along with the phrase “Correct yourself, before you wreck yourself.” This is a reference to Ice

nike-sues-lil-nas-x-for-trademark-infringement

IPNews® – Nike has sued MSCHF for trademark infringement over a new line of Satan Shoes.

In cooperation with Lil Nas X, Satan Shoes are limited-edition, custom Nikes that are allegedly modified with a drop of human blood and embellished with a pentagram. Nike claims that its trademarks used in association with Satan Shoes will

muhammad-ali-brand-enters-trademark-bout-over-float-sting

IPNews® – Muhammad Ali Enterprises, LLC, tasked with controlling all the intellectual property and rights of publicity linked to the boxing legend, have entered the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ring over a trademark application for “Float & Sting.”

The trademark application for “Float & Sting” was filed by Ascend Concepts, Inc. and published for

carole-baskins-faces-new-trademark-infringement-battleIPNews® – Carole Baskins of Tiger King fame filed a trademark opposition against a trademark application for “Hey All You Cool Cats and Kittens”.

She claims to have used this tagline since at least 2017, but it became internationally recognized when she spoke those words on Netflix’s popular Tiger King show in 2020. Daniel Brown,

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

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:

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

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

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

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