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G&B Attorney Roster Boasts Five Super Lawyers

G&B Attorney Roster Boasts Five Super Lawyers

The Super Lawyers rating service has selected five Greenberg & Bass attorneys to receive the Super Lawyer distinction in their various practice areas. The attorneys include partners James R. Felton for Business Litigation (Super Lawyer from 2009-2016) and David...

SOPA de Jour: Congress Debates Stop Internet Piracy Act

The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is currently under vigorous debate in Congress and may be headed for passage in 2012. SOPA permits a trademark or copyright owner to send a notification of alleged infringement of its intellectual property right(s) on a web site to an...

Kardashian Lawsuit Asserts Brand Infringement

In July 2011, Old Navy aired a music video-style advertisement featuring actress Melissa Molinaro singing and dancing homage to Old Navy “Super Cuties” brand jeans.  Ms. Molinaro happens to have some resemblance to celebrity Kim Kardashian, whose signature “brand”...

Copyright Protection for Clothing – Are You Insured?

The Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prohibition Act will likely be enacted in 2011. The Act will provide three years of copyright protection to designs for apparel and accessories that in some manner are unique compared with their predecessor designs. One part...

Copyright Protection for Clothes – Coming Soon

The “Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prohibition Act,” will likely be enacted in 2011 thanks to New York Senator Charles Schuman and designer Diane von Furstenberg, supposedly a close friend of the Senator’s wife. The purpose of the law is to keep lower-priced...