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Company stirs debate with defense of Taco Tuesday trademark

“Taco Tuesday” may be a well-known term for a themed dinner night out or at home, but as restaurants across the U.S. have learned, it’s also trademarked. Cheyenne-based Taco John’s — which has nearly 400 locations in 23 states — ...

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Company stirs debate with defense of Taco Tuesday trademark

“Taco Tuesday” may be a well-known term for a themed dinner night out or at home, but as restaurants across the U.S. have learned, it’s also trademarked. Cheyenne-based Taco John’s — which has nearly 400 locations in 23 states — ...

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Putting “Play Gloria” on pause? Bar claims IP rights to use of St. Louis Blues’ unofficial anthem

Play Gloria

In April, the St. Louis startup Arch Apparel hit retail pay dirt with a new T-shirt. It bore the words “Play Gloria” — a reference to the late singer Laura Branigan’s 1982 pop hit that, improbably, became the St. Louis ...

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Administrative: Trademark-Trade Secrets-Infringement

  Plaintiff purchased IP assets from various companies engaged in manufacturing asphalt plants. Defendant began manufacturing replacement parts previously designed by the companies acquired by plaintiff. Plaintiff alleged that defendant, through employees previously employed by plaintiff’s acquired subsidiaries, misappropriated plaintiff’s ...

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Taco Bell, rapper 50 Cent end menu-promotion lawsuit

Yum! Brands Inc.’s Taco Bell fast-food chain settled a lawsuit by hip-hop artist 50 Cent that accused it of using his persona and trademark without permission to promote a new “value” menu. The company’s confidential deal with the rapper, whose ...

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