Monthly Archive: May 2008

Last month, a Wisconsin district court granted Harley-Davidson’s motion for summary judgment, finding that Harley had not infringed Plaintiff’s SCARECROW trademark when it used the term to describe a paint set. Plaintiff, a free-hand artist known as SCARECROW, paints designs on motorcycle bodies, and provides his services at various trade shows, motorcycle clubs and rallies, …

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Juicy Couture, a division of Liz Claiborne, has filed a trade dress infringement lawsuit against Victoria’s Secret, alleging the lingerie giant copied Juicy’s protectible trade dress, namely its pervasive use of the color pink as a brand identifier and it’s practice of putting a brand name on the seat of sweat pants (in this case, …

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