Skip To Content

Start typing and press enter to search

Alt Legal Blog

Your source for news, updates and guidance on all things trademarks and intellectual property.

Alt Legal IP News – Issue #107

Hannah Samendinger | September 25, 2018
< 1 min read

Nobody Knows

– A bizarre trademark lawsuit over an “Ultra” trademark registration no one owned is likely heading to trial.

– Nursing home movie nights may be a copyright liability.

– Why did this Israeli author release a book of works by women without their consent?

Kanye, Games, and Vegetables

– Kanye may soon be coming to a screen near you.

– Katamari Damancy, a game where your character rolls around forming clumps, may be making a comeback.

– Check out the untold story of the OXO vegetable peeler, “one of the great icons of 20th-century industrial design.”

Science Lesson

– The CRISPR patent fight may have changed the course of biology.

-This is a fascinating look at what 13,000 patents involving the DNA of sea life can tell us.

– The UN is fighting to make rapid progress in health crises, but intellectual property law reform may be necessary to do so.

 Odds and Ends

– Last week the Senate unanimously passed the Music Modernization Act. Here is a recap of what it does.

– Papa John’s filed several trademark applications for a potential, very subtle name change.

– A photographer is suing Netflix for allegedly using his storm photo in Stranger Things.

– Are all US patent claims invalid?

Switching is easy with free data migration

Request a Demoor sign up for a free trial

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.