Mark Bowen, a partner with Malin Haley DiMaggio & Bowen was featured in Sun Sentinal articl. Hollywood nudist resort sues local restaurant group over ‘Rooftop’ name: Read Full Story
Malin Haley DiMaggio & Bowen, P.A.
For nearly 50 years, Malin Haley has been recognized as South Florida’s premier intellectual property law firm. […]
The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling which held that the Batmobile’s bat-like appearance and high-tech gadgets make it a character that can’t be duplicated without premission from the copyright holder, DC Comics. The high court’s move is a blow to Gotham Garage, the maker of Batmobile replica modification kits, and it […]
National Football League v. the Night Run, Inc., Opposition No. 91222783
On July 13, 2015, the National Football League (“NFL”) filed a Notice of Opposition before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board against The Night Run, Inc., seeking to bar registration of the mark SUPERB OWL based on the NFL’s mark SUPER BOWL. The […]
In July’s Pro Football v. Blackhorse decision, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia affirmed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (TTAB) decision to cancel several trademark registrations owned by the Washington Redskins. The longstanding battle saw litigants present evidence and argue over whether “Redskins” was a disparaging, derogatory term. […]
Malin Haley Client, Switch Grips, has developed an innovative patent pending interchangeable golf grip system that allows golfers to customize their putter grips. The Switch Grips system was selected from more than 200 products as one of the top “Best New Products” at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando Florida.
Mark Bowen, a partner with Malin Haley DiMaggio & Bowen, was featured in WSVN Channel 7’s Help Me Howard show discussing issues relating to trademark rights and trademark infringement. The segment was broadcast throughout South Florida on Monday, July 6, 2015, and can be viewed at the following link: http://www.wsvn.com/story/29487226/starbucks-coffee-vs-stardust-coffee
On December 18, 2012, the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012 (PLTIA) was signed into law. The PLTIA among other things sets forth provisions implementing the 1999 Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (“Hague Agreement”). These provisions (Title I of the PLTIA) take effect on May 13, […]
The “selfie” is now so ubiquitous that the word is in the Oxford English Dictionary, you can use it in Scrabble and it has spawned a whole new lexicon. Selfies are no longer the preserve of teens and reality stars; you now have politicians, royalty and companies getting in on the act. Selfies can mean […]
On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court decided that a patent related to a centuries old financial concept was invalid since it was an abstract idea, even though the concept was implemented through a computer.
The court’s unanimous ruling effectively narrows the type of “inventions” that can be eligible for patents, and amounts to a minor […]