An Example of Challenging a Trademark Application: Fans of Tom Seaver Say Tom Brady is Not “Tom Terrific”

In a follow-up to a recent article, NFL quarterback Tom Brady was recently denied a trademark registration for the phrase “Tom Terrific.” The denial was based on a challenge to … Read More

Federal Court: Gas Station Franchisee Showed Violation Where Right of First Refusal Offer Was Not the Same

There is a federal law that governs franchisor-franchisee relationships among petroleum companies and gasoline stations called the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act (the “Act”). See 15 U.S.C. § 2801 et seq. … Read More