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- THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING’S IMAGE IS HELD TO BE A FAMOUS MARK THAT CANNOT BE REGISTERED AS PART OF AN UNAUTHORIZED TRADEMARK FOR BEER
We prevented registration of a mark on likelihood of dilution grounds.
- WORLD SERIES is held to be a very famous mark that cannot be registered in the unauthorized trademark HIGH SCHOOL WORLD SERIES.
We successfully opposed a registration on likelihood of confusion grounds.
But the ground-breaking copyright case is not over.
We enforce our client’s copyrights.
We established that cigarette rolling paper size designations are generic.
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"The creative [Richard] Mandel is an amazing lawyer who fights hard in high-pressure situations; no matter how emotionally invested he is in a case, he is always a pleasure to litigate against."WTR 1000 – 2016
"The outstanding Richard Dannay is regarded by many to be a walking encyclopedia of copyright law and a formidable adversary. In addition to copyright law, he is also highly regarded for his expertise on First Amendment and privacy issues."Chambers USA 2016
"Mary Kevlin possesses a high level of integrity and cares deeply about the quality of service that she provides. Together with Richard Mandel, she recently secured a precedential ruling for the New York Yankees that rejected a parody defence in a dilution claim."WTR 1000 2017 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
"Kieran Doyle counsels and litigates across a swathe of industries and is the go-to consultant for Trans-High Corporation, publisher of the world’s leading marijuana magazine."WTR 1000 2017 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
"Joel Karni Schmidt is another versatile attorney: He is wonderful. Unequivocally an expert, he has a wealth of experience that informs his judgement. He and his team of responsive, practical attorneys always get where businesses are coming from. In that regard, he is the exception rather than the rule, which is why his counsel is so valuable."WTR 1000 – 2016
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