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Removing “Confusion” with Trademarks

Trademarks are a huge part of everyone’s daily lives; yet the laws that dictate their use and abuse are not nearly as well known.  A single trip to the grocery store may expose you to literally thousands of trademarks.  There are the ones you expect to see (e.g., the word “Kellogg’s” on that box of [...]

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And our "IP Bully of the Week" Award goes to...

Ralph Lauren — for sending DMCA take-down letters in an attempt to suppress some negative blog commentary about the photo below, e.g., comments like “Dude, her head’s bigger than her pelvis” (source).

You can read about what happened here and here.

UPDATE:  Ralph Lauren has issued a statement, apologizing for the poor photoshop job.  We’re still waiting [...]

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