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RIPL Issue 16-4 Online Now

By Staff on Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Dear Subscribers, The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law is proud to announce the publication of Issue 4 of Volume 16!  We are pleased to feature articles by Adam Epstein, Neha Ahuja, and W. Lesser covering a wide range of topics including the application of the Lanham Act in Olympic Committee Marketing, the role of…

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Reverse Confusion Rises

By Luke S. Curran on Saturday, October 4th, 2014

  On August 14, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Fortres Grand Corp. v. Warner Bros. Entm’t Inc. was confronted with an issue of reverse confusion in a unique trademark infringement case.  Traditionally, in a trademark action, the origin of confusion is mistaking a junior user’s product as originating…

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Consequences of the Redskins Disparaging Mascot

By Andrew L. Manson on Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

A trademark is defined as a recognizable sign, design or expression which identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others. A trademark will not lose the rights that accompany it, so long as the owner is continuously using the mark, however, the Trademark Trial and Appeal board has the ability to…

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