Category Archives: Criminal Law

Evolution of Trademark Law

Evolution of Trademark Law: Cadbury’s Purple Challenge

The Vulnerability of Non-Traditional Trademarks: A Case Study on Cadbury’s Purple Trademark The recent decision by the Court of Claim to reject Cadbury’s attempt to amend its trademark registration for the color purple underscores the challenges faced by older non-traditional trademarks in an ever-evolving legal landscape. This case highlights the

Spinal Tap Lawsuit

Spinal Tap Lawsuit: Judge Allows Fraud Claim

In October 2016, the creators of the renowned mockumentary film “This Is Spinal Tap” initiated legal action against Vivendi S.A. and other defendants, alleging anticompetitive practices that deprived them of rightful profits. Fast forward to August 28th of the current year, U.S. District Judge Dolly Well, in the Central District

OCGA Copyright Ruling

Eleventh Circuit Decision: OCGA Copyright Ruling

Court Decision on Copyright of Georgia’s Legal State Code On October nineteenth, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit issued a significant decision in Code Update Commission v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc. This ruling addressed a copyright infringement case involving a commented version of Georgia’s legal state code. The court

Supreme Court Appeal

Supreme Court Appeal: Correcting AIA

Challenging AIA Procedures: Seeking Clarity from the Supreme Court An appeal recently filed for a Writ of Certiorari calls upon the United States Supreme Court to address and rectify the treatment of two crucial components of the America Invents Act (AIA) — 35 U.S.C. § 314(d) and 35 U.S.C. §