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Archive: June 2017

Battle of the App Logos: PayPal v. Pandora

Posted 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?

Posted 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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