Tag Archives: Intellectual Property

9th Circuit: Unauthorized Bob Marley Shirts Constituted False Endorsement

Janie Thompson 
Janie Thompson
March 2, 2015

Is that an official Bob Marley shirt you’re wearing?  In Fifty-Six Hope Road Music, Ltd. V. A.V.E.L.A. Inc., the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed a jury decision finding that defendants’ use of Bob Marley’s image on T-shirts and other merchandise constituted false endorsement under the Lanham Act and intentional interference with a prospective economic advantage.

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Around the World with Google’s Top Lawyer

Candice Shih 
Candice Shih
October 26, 2014

What’s it like to be the top lawyer at Google?

A lot of travel, diplomacy, and quick thinking.

David Drummond, Chief Legal Officer and Vice President of Corporate Development at Google, gave an interview with Hanson Bridgett’s Mert Howard at the keynote session of the DRI Annual Meeting in San Francisco last week.

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