Trademark

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: Hail On The Redskins

Uncle Sam dipped his beak in the NFL waters this week, making a statement about football’s most controversial franchise

06/20/2014

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U.S. Patent Office Cancels Six Redskins Trademark Registrations

The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging of Native Americans” and that the team’s federal trademarks for the name must be canceled.

06/18/2014

A screen image of the Candy Crush Saga game. (King)

Maker Of Candy Crush Saga App Trademarks The Word ‘Candy’

The maker of Candy Crush Saga, one of the most popular apps across Facebook and on mobile devices, has obtained a trademark from the European Union for the word “Candy.”

01/22/2014

The Apple Store at 1 Stockton St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Applies For International iWatch Trademarks

Apple Inc. has applied for a trademark in Japan for “iWatch,” as rumors suggest it may be developing a smart wristwatch.

07/02/2013

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after running in a touchdown in the first quarter against the Green Bay Packers during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Candlestick Park on January 12, 2013 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

49ers QB Trying To Trademark His ‘Kaepernicking’ Pose

Much the same way Tim Tebow trademarked Tebowing, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is trying to do the same with his touchdown celebration — otherwise known as kissing your bicep.

01/24/2013

Novato Restaurant Sued By Francis Ford Coppola Over Trademark Infringement

Novato Restaurant Sued By Francis Ford Coppola Over Trademark Infringement

Tavola Italian Kitchen in Novato is being sued by Bay Area Filmmaker, Francis Ford Coppola for trademark infringement…

04/05/2012

Apple iPad 2

China Facing Choice In Apple iPad Trademark Dispute

Chinese officials face a choice in Apple’s dispute with a local company over the iPad trademark—side with a struggling entity that a court says owns the name or with a global brand that has created hundreds of thousands of jobs in China. Experts say that means Beijing’s political priorities rather than the courts will settle the dispute if it escalates.

02/17/2012

DVDs

San Jose Man Found With Hundreds Of Counterfeit DVDs

A 23-year-old San Jose man was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of counterfeit trademark when he was allegedly pulled over with more than 800 counterfeit DVDs of major studio releases, a Santa Clara County sheriff’s sergeant said.

06/30/2011

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