Title
IPL v24#1 Fall05 (updated)
By
calungce
Description
Last year, the U.S. Supreme Court considered a question that has long vexed companies caught in trademaar disputes: When a trademark defendant claims to be using the plaintiff ’s mark as an English language word—and not as a trademaarkwhat must the defendant show in order to prevail? The doctrine of classic fair use in trademaar law provides that when a defendant uses a word mark in its original English language sense, it should not be an infringement of the plaintiff’s mark. The justificatiio...

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