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Posted 8 months ago in Your Job & The Law by Josh Crank  
Trader Joe’s Picks a Fight With a Pirate

If you’ve ever experienced the euphoria brought on by Trader Joe’s chocolate-covered potato chips, you might say Canadian Michael Hallatt is doing God’s work. Using a cargo van that may as well be Santa’s sleigh when fully loaded, Hallatt hauls thousands of dollars worth of Trader Joe’s products from Washington state, where they’re sold, to Vancouver, where they aren’t. The products ultimately land on the shelves of Pirate Joe’s, a small shop where non-perishable Trader Joe’s goodies are resold at …

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Posted 10 months ago in Litigation Your Job & The Law by Aaron Kase  
Ghost Rider Copyright Lawsuit Revived in Federal Court

A copyright lawsuit over ownership of the Ghost Rider comic book character has been brought back from the dead by federal court. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revived the claim brought by Gary Friedrich that Marvel was using his character without his permission. At issue is the story of Johnny Blaze, who sold his soul to a demon to save his adopted father’s life. As a consequence he periodically turns into Ghost Rider, a fire-shooting, quasi-invulnerable skeleton who …

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Posted 1 year ago in Internet Law Podcasts by Lawyers.com Radio  
How to Protect Trademarks on the Internet [Podcast]

  Matt:  Welcome to Lawyers.com Radio. Your legal solutions start right here. We’ll help you understand your legal issue, find a lawyer in your area and suggest legal forms for legal self-help.  We’re talking with Enrico Schaefer from Traverse Legal, PLC. Enrico is an attorney who specializes in Internet trademarks, and today we’re discussing how to protect your Internet trademarks.   Biggest Trademark Issues on the Internet Enrico, many times in the past I’ve heard you refer to the Internet …

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Posted 1 year ago in Podcasts The Internet & The Law by Lawyers.com Radio  
Why You Need To Protect Your Trademark [Podcast]

  Matt Plessner:  Welcome to Lawyers.com radio. Your legal solutions start right here. We’ll help you understand your legal issue, find a lawyer in your area, and suggest legal forms for legal self-help. Today’s show is been brought to you by the Intellectual Property Lawyers of Traverse Legal, PLC. We are speaking today with trademark law attorney Enrico Schaefer. Enrico, thanks for joining us.   What is a Trademark? Matt:  Enrico, we hear about the United States becoming an idea …

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