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Pearl Jam Seattle Seahawks And DC Comics &#8211 One For The Lawyers

Pearl Jam, Seattle Seahawks And DC Comics – One For The Lawyers?

This just went out to Pearl Jam fans, Join us in our fight to end hunger by supporting the Seattle Seahawks Kick Hunger Challenge. Profits from the sale of this cool Pearl Jam x Ames Bros Seahawks gear goes to Food Lifeline to help feed the hungry. Is it just me or will m'learned friends […]

Marvel And DC Team Up To Fight For Their Super Hero Trademark

Marvel And DC Team Up To Fight For Their Super Hero Trademark

But when it comes to the trademarks it's a different story.Although many consider that the jointly held trademark for the words "super hero" by Marvel and DC may not that be defensible in court, they have jointly registered it, and jointly defend it against other people wanting to use it in their own trademarks.Such as[...]

Marvel Vs Anyone With Marvel In Their Name&#8230

Marvel Vs Anyone With Marvel In Their Name…

Marvel aren't quite as trigger happy DC Comics over challenging the registration of trademarks right now - and seem to be the subject of cases more than they are instigators.But they are challenging Tony Tune for registering the name "Marvelasy" as a trademark for Large toy building blocks; Toy building blocks, which can be connected to each[...]

Marvel Comics Challenged Over Their Illuminati Trademark

Marvel Comics Challenged Over Their Illuminati Trademark

As a result of their own product line...Meanwhile, Marvel has another registered gaming trademark it would like to challenge Games Workshop over it seems.A happy new year for all lawyers! Recently Marvel attempted to register the word "Illuminati" for its comic book line It's a name they have used in recent years and have just[...]

Marvel Challenged Over Omega The Unknown Trademark By The Swiss

Marvel Challenged Over Omega The Unknown Trademark By The Swiss

It's not just DC Comics that are all up in trademark kerfuffles, Marvel have them too.Indeed they are being challenged by the Swiss manufacturer of the Omega watches, over Marvel's attempt to register the trademark for "Omega The Unknown."The character, created by by Steve Gerber, Mary Skrenes and Jim Mooney, in an ill-fated but fondly remembered series in 1975-1977 was revived thirty[...]

DC Comics Challenges Carmen Perez Over Justice League Trademark For Human Rights

DC Comics Challenges Carmen Perez Over Justice League Trademark For Human Rights

Prison in Tracy, and presented of a TED Talk inside Ironwood State Prison hosted by Richard Branson, she was accepted into the Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices Class of 2014.She is also trying to register the trademark for "Justice League"  for providing educational demonstrations in the field of civil and human rights[...]

DC Comics Fight Gotham Trademarks For Shirts And Electric Cars

DC Comics Fight Gotham Trademarks For Shirts And Electric Cars

DC Comics are currently trying to challenge one of their own customers, a shirt company for trying to trademark their name Sons Of Gotham Well, the phrase is rather prevalent in the current Gotham TV show. They are also challenging Cenntro Automotive Corporation for trademarking electric cars called "Gotham".A nineteeth century nickname for New York, it implies[...]

DC Comics To Oppose Supermanny Trademark For Kids Cerebral Palsy Fundraiser

DC Comics To Oppose 'Supermanny' Trademark For Kids' Cerebral Palsy Fundraiser

2015 saw 800 people running, many in costumes, which looked like this.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NMOQKJ0wocToday they are also holding a special Black Friday Sale on running in the next race on May 1st for those who want to sign up..Charity fundraisers do have to watch out for those who might take advantage of goodwill, or who might use[...]


DC Registers Clothing Trademark For Harley Quinn Poison Ivy And Wonder Woman For Men And Women As Harley Quinn Is Most Googled Halloween Costume

DC Registers Clothing Trademark For Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy And Wonder Woman, For Men And Women, As Harley Quinn Is Most Googled Hallowe'en Costume

Google Trends lists Harley Quinn as the most searched for Hallowe'en costume. Which may be why DC Comics has registered Harley Quinn, along with Poison Icy and Wonder Woman for Clothing for men, women and children, namely, shirts, t-shirts, sweatshirts, jogging suits, trousers, pants, shorts, tank tops, rainwear, cloth baby bibs, skirts, blouses, dresses, suspenders, […]

Marvel Abandons Registered Gifted Trademark In Favour Of Inhumans&#8230

Marvel Abandons 'Registered Gifted' Trademark, In Favour Of Inhumans…

A couple of years ago, Marvel Comics applied to register the trademark for "Registered Gifted" Ahead of the Agents Of SHIELD TV show, it was used as a handy way to talk about the superpowered without saying "mutant".And it looked as if this was the term that was going it be used on the TV[...]

Marvel To Publish Guardians Of Infinity (Confirmation UPDATE)

Marvel To Publish 'Guardians Of Infinity' (Confirmation UPDATE)

To accompany Guardians Of The Galaxy, Guardian Of The Galaxy Team-Up, Guardians 3000, Rocket Raccoon, Groot, Drax, Star-Lord and Gamora, looks like we may have yet another Guardians book to add to the line-up.But it might be with a very different line-up.Marvel Comics have trademarked the name Guardians Of Infinity for an upcoming comic book[...]

Boston Rhode Island And Kansas Comic Cons Enter Trademark Battle

Boston, Rhode Island And Kansas Comic Cons Enter Trademark Battle

Which seems a good a time as any to register the trademark for the name for "Organizing and conducting conventions, exhibitions, and gatherings for entertainment purposes and in the fields of artwork, animation, comic books, fantasy, gaming, popular culture, science fiction, and television and film" and for "Comic books, commemorative comic books, posters, commemorative posters" and[...]

Battle Of The Overwatches: Comics Versus Video Games

Battle Of The Overwatches: Comics Versus Video Games

In fact, one of the big delays for Blizzard Entertainment was issues with their trademark registration being denied Twice Could it have been that the earlier speculation that the trademark registration issues were having problems due to other, similar video games was off base?Then, this official announcement was made: Today, CAE Studios is proud to announce the[...]

Marvel Trademarks Color Your Own For Comic Books

Marvel Trademarks 'Color Your Own' For Comic Books

Well, they have plenty of black and white artwork just sitting on their servers they could repurpose and rename.And they have registred the trademark for the popular phrase associated with some of books, Color Your Own, solely for comic books.So as well as the announced volumes, would we be about to get regular comic books in plain[...]

DC Comics Registers JLA Trademark Challenges Riyannas Robyn

DC Comics Registers JLA Trademark, Challenges Riyanna's Robyn

The for the New 52 relaunch we got Justice League and Justice League International - and with the June mini-relaunch we have a Justice League Of America again.Now they have registered a trademark for JLA for downloadable publications in the nature of books featuring characters from animated, action adventure, comedy and/or drama features, comic books, graphic[...]


Outcast By Kirkman And Azaceta Hits Another Trademark Bump

Outcast By Kirkman And Azaceta Hits Another Trademark Bump

Outcast, the Image/Skybound comic book by Robert Kirkman and Paul Azaceta has hit a further trademark bump.Valiant Entertainment, holder of the comic book trademark for The Outcast - a one shot comic by Jesse Berdinka and Norm Breyfogle from the nineties, currently on sale digitally, had already forced Boom! Studios to change the title of their planned comic Outcast to Valen[...]

DC Comics Trademarks Superman S With Curious Timing

DC Comics Trademarks Superman 'S' With Curious Timing

Yesterday, DC Comics filed to register the Superman 'S' symbol as a trademark for belt buckles.It looks as if someone might have been going through their trademark on the symbol in recent days for.. some unknown reason.. and found it it was lacking in their paperwork.But not only that, it's also filed paperwork to register[...]