There was some news yesterday that Will.I.am of the Black Eyed Peas “sued” Pharrell Williams, one of my favorite producers and member of N.E.R.D. and The Neptunes, over the I AM OTHER brand.   If you have never heard of N.E.R.D. and are looking for some new music, seriously check out  N.E.R.D.’s first album – “In

Trademarks covering cheese are at the heart of two lawsuits involving Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (“Kraft”).  Kraft is the largest packaged-food company in the United States.  It is second only to Nestlé in terms of world sales.  Kraft is both a plaintiff and a defendant in pending lawsuits.

At the beginning of June, Saputo Cheese

In its list of 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, the Rolling Stone ranked the 1967 album The Velvet Underground & Nico at number 13 – not bad for the band’s very first album.  The album had a simple cover, some would say iconic, cover:

And get this: the banana peel was actually

If you are Samuel R. Mott, founder of Mott’s LLP, apparently the answer is no.  Mott’s LLP filed applications to register “MOTT’S” for “baby foods” and “packaged combinations consisting of fresh fruit.”  (Serial Nos. 85/374,805 & 85/436,615)

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“the Board”) refused to register the marks set forth in these applications