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Battle of the App Logos: PayPal v. Pandora

By Danielle Mobley, J.D. Candidate 2018 on Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

PayPal filed a lawsuit in a New York Federal Court on May 19, 2017, seeking an injunction and damages against Pandora for its new logo.[1] The logo (a blue “P” in block form) is so similar to PayPal’s logo (two blue “P”s in block form) that customers have complained about the confusion.[2] PayPal states that…

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Post-Apocalyptic Fiction: A Likelihood of Confusion?

By Kaylee Willis, J.D. Candidate 2018 on Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

The overwhelming popularity of movies and TV series revolving around dystopian societies with post-apocalyptic chaos is hard to miss these days.[1]  With hit television shows like AMC’s The Walking Dead, and old-school revivals like Independence Day: Resurgence (sequel with 20 years of lag time from the 1996 original), Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel The…

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RIPL Issue 16-4 Online Now

By Staff on Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Dear Subscribers, The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law is proud to announce the publication of Issue 4 of Volume 16!  We are pleased to feature articles by Adam Epstein, Neha Ahuja, and W. Lesser covering a wide range of topics including the application of the Lanham Act in Olympic Committee Marketing, the role of…

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The Future of American Intellectual Property: How Justice Gorsuch Could Impact the Future of Intellectual Property

By Elise Ruff, J.D. Candidate 2018 on Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

The newest addition to the Supreme Court bench, Justice Neil Gorsuch, has now sat on the bench for a little over a month. At 49 years old, Justice Gorsuch is the youngest Justice on the bench. This ultimately means Justice Gorsuch has a potentially long Supreme Court career ahead of him. Deemed the most logical…

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RIPL Issue 16-3 Now Online

By Staff on Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Dear Subscribers, The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law is proud to announce the publication of Issue 3 of Volume 16!  This special issue focused on the legal issues surrounding video games. We are pleased to feature articles by Jason Zenor, William Ford, and Andrew Rossow covering a wide range of topics including the balance between…

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