Archive for May, 2017

Circuit Court Nominees In The Trump Administration: A Nationwide Round-Up | Above the Law

by   |  05.04.17  |  Supreme Court

Names, names, and more names, for federal judgeships around the country. More »

TABC Changes What it Means to Be a Beer | The Texas Tribune

by   |  05.04.17  |  Commercial Speech, Free Speech

This is an old story (2012), but I was reminded of it by a decision in Florida about whether a dairy couldn’t call its skim milk “skim milk” unless it added Vitamin A to the skim milk. More »

Will Lee v. Tam End The TTB’s Censorship of Beer Wine and Spirits Labels Found Obscene or Indecent?

by   |  05.04.17  |  Commercial Speech, Copyright and Trademark

As the US awaits a verdict in Lee v. Tam – a trademark dispute challenging a section of the trademark act (15 U.S.C. 1052(a)) refusing trademark registration for marks that are deemed immoral or sc… More »

The Eagles sue Hotel California

by   |  05.02.17  |  Copyright and Trademark

The Eagles have filed a lawsuit accusing the owners of a Mexico hotel of using the name “Hotel California,” arguably the band’s most famous song, without permission. In a complaint filed late Monday, the Eagles said owners of the 11-room Todos Santos hotel in Baja California Sur “ More »