WHIPgroup filed a Complaint in the District Court of Connecticut on behalf of its client New Leaf Data Services, LLC for claims including trademark infringement and cybersquatting. The Defendant holds itself out as a marijuana stock exchange and is accused of infringing two registered trademarks by using the marks on its websites as well as purchasing domains that incorporate the marks to automatically redirect to its websites. WHIPgroup is seeking transfer of the domains, monetary damages, and attorneys’ fees and costs, among other forms of relief.
By Stephen Ball A decision earlier this summer underscores ongoing problems with patent law jurisprudence at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”). In Yu v Apple, the Federal Circuit invalidated [Read More…]
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Jasmine Gratton is completing her LL.M in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law at Fordham University School of Law. She has an LL.B. from University of Bristol Law School in England, and completed her thesis [Read More…]