4 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2012
Date Written: 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.
Keywords: trademark, William Faulkner, Faulkner, Sony pictures, Sony, Woody Allen, midnight in paris, lawsuit, trademarklawpocalypse, likelihood of confusion feedback loop
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