Charles E. Colman
Richardson School of Law, University of Hawai'i
October 26, 2012
With academics, attorneys, and the public distracted by the raging debate about the use and abuse of copyrights and patents, the quietest sibling of the intellectual property family, trademark law, has been up to no good. The danger of trademark law’s mischief is placed in high relief by an absurd lawsuit filed this week by the owner of the late William Faulkner’s literary rights.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 4
Keywords: trademark, William Faulkner, Faulkner, Sony pictures, Sony, Woody Allen, midnight in paris, lawsuit, trademarklawpocalypse, likelihood of confusion feedback loop
Date posted: October 28, 2012
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