KFC’s “Finger Lickin’ Good” trademark doesn’t work so well when people are concerned about the spread of coronavirus. A trademark should capture a positive feeling and emotion about a brand, but COVID-19 has altered how some products are being marketed. https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/03/13/kfc-coronavirus-finger-licking/
You binge-watched NetFlix’s Tiger King series, leave it to me to binge-watch the Tiger King trademark fight. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/tiger-king-sparks-trademark-suit-netflix-cbs-imagine-1303568
If this law thing doesn’t work out, I think I’ll study tardigrades. Apparently these 8-legged microscopic organisms, also known as water bears, can survive boiling water, ice, outer space, a nuclear apocalypse, and Star Trek copyright infringement lawsuits.
A clearer path to trademark registration of .com domain names. In the past I’ve told clients they couldn’t get a trademark for a generic term with a .com at the end. This U.S. Supreme Court decision will change my advice and analysis. See the full article at: https://abcnews.go.com/Travel/wireStory/supreme-court-booking-trademark-71532778?fbclid=IwAR2Pr_8MIUJ5qyvIdbrImLOctakiPJRirPSq-Lh7UqqxLA7lG1y3sXly9k4
New copyright rules for registering blog, Facebook and other social media posts. This new copyright process for “Short Online Literary Works” is a welcome development for the prolific blogger and social media influencer. The 50 word length requirement may disqualify shorter posts such as tweets. See the rules at https://www.copyright.gov/rulema…/shortonline-literaryworks/.