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Would You Rather Pay $8.6 Million in Damages or Appeal that Award?

Posted in Infringement, Law Suits

–Dan Kelly, Attorney Long time DuetsBlog readers may recall the lawsuit between Spin Master and Zobmondo regarding infringement of the “Would You Rather…?” trademark. Prior DuetsBlog coverage is here and here. The jury is in, literally, and unanimously found that the Would You Rather…? trademark is protectable and that Zobmondo infringed it to the tune… Continue Reading

“Would You Rather…?” Litigation Update

Posted in Infringement, Law Suits, Trademarks

–Dan Kelly, Attorney Last May, I reported on a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision opining on the descriptiveness of the “Would You Rather…?” trademark registration.  Subsequent to the Ninth Circuit’s decision, the case returned to the United States District Court for the Central District of California and is now styled Spin Master, Ltd. v…. Continue Reading

Which “Would You Rather” Would You Rather Play?

Posted in Branding, Dilution, Law Suits, Trademarks

–Dan Kelly, Attorney A couple of weeks ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a district court that had held that the federally registered trademark “WOULD YOU RATHER . . . ?” was merely descriptive as applied to books and games.  (PDF of appellate opinion here.)  Briefly, the facts are that Falls Media owns the… Continue Reading