The inventor of the world's second-best-selling card game has settled a lawsuit with Fundex Games, the Plainfield company that markets and distributes Phase 10.
In an effort to crack down on knockoffs, famous handbag designer Coach Inc. has hit at least three local retailers with trademark-infringement
Practices are beginning to thaw along with other areas of the economy.
A National Collegiate Athletic Association posse will be supplemented by local police officers in search of unlicensed T-shirts
and other memorabilia.
The Mooresville-based company that owns John Dillinger’s publicity rights has made an “offer” of sorts
that the Godfather can’t refuse.
Four Indiana businesses have joined more than 100 major companies in an open letter to President Barack Obama, outlining what
they believe are weaknesses of patent reform legislation now before Congress and voicing concern about its potential economic
NCAA dominates ownership of such familiar terms as ‘March Madness,’ ‘Sweet Sixteen,’ ‘Elite Eight,’ ‘Final Four’
Most intellectual property rights to catchy basketball trademarks belong to the NCAA.
The man who created Phase 10 is suing to yank Plainfield-based Fundex Games’ rights to make and market the popular card game.
On June 15, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce, which represents more than 4,800 businesses around the state, filed a federal
lawsuit against the upstart Indiana Christian Chamber of Commerce. The complaint alleges trademark infringement, unfair competition,
counterfeiting and forgery.
A federal court this month gave a thumbs-down to a lawsuit filed by Angie’s List claiming that AT&T Yellow Pages violated
trademark laws by publishing ads containing the Angie’s List logo of a servicewoman giving a “thumbs-up.” But on June 25–two
weeks after the court dismissed the suit saying its legal arguments were “meager” and “insubstantial”–the publisher of online
and print business directories filed an amended case against AT&T in U.S. District Court.