Tartan Wars – Burberry Sues J.C. Penney

Best known for its fashionable raincoats and winter scarves, European luxury retailer Burberry is suing against J.C. Penney Co., Inc. for copying its iconic checked pattern. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Burberry has...

World of Warcraft – The Copyright Quest

If you were a teenage boy sometime in the last 20 years (or you were an adult male who wished he was once again a teenager), then you've undoubtedly heard of the popular massively multiplayer online game "World of Warcraft." To many, the game is simply known as "WOW"...

And the Award for Most Unusual Trademark Lawsuit Goes to…..

With the arrival of the Academy Awards, many in Hollywood have been obsessing about final preparations for what they're going to wear as they step out of their limousines and walk up the iconic "red carpet" or, better yet, what they're going to say in accepting an...

Tenant Bankruptcy Proceedings Part 2

Last month in part 1 of this discussion about tenants and bankruptcy we addressed two issues: (1) concerns arising out of the automatic stay and (2) whether a tenant will assume or reject the lease. This month we will focus when to seek relief from the automatic stay....

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