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Trademark Dilution: Federal, State and International Law, Second Edition, with 2016 Cumulative Supplement

This treatise presents a full discussion of the Trademark Dilution Revision Act (TDRA) of 2006, the ways in which the Act makes clear that the likelihood of dilution is the standard for analyzing federal dilution claims, and the complications that may arise under state law.

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Get clear guidance on the complex laws governing trademark dilution protection.

Trademark Dilution: Federal, State, and International Law, Second Edition helps sort through the controversy and confusion surrounding the Trademark Dilution Revision Act (TDRA) of 2006, the ways in which the Act makes clear that the likelihood of dilution is the standard for analyzing federal dilution claims, and the complications that may arise under state law.

The Second Edition features expanded discussions and citations of federal, state, and international dilution law. It analyzes major cases including Rosetta Stone v. Google, Starbucks v. Wolfe’s Borough Coffee, Research in Motion Ltd. v. Defining Presence Marketing Group, Inc., Nike, Inc. v. Maher, and Rolex Watch U.S.A. Inc. v. AFP Imaging Corp.


New in the 2016 Cumulative Supplement:

  • Louis Vuitton v. My Other Bag: an important discussion of parody, fair use, and dilution in the Southern District of New York

  • Several new opinions from the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (including ESRT Empire State Building v. Liang, and Omega v. Alpha Phi Omega)

  • Significant changes in European Union law that have already become effective and that will become effective in the near future (and that’s even before Brexit, which is discussed in Chapter 15)

  • New cases interpreting state law


AUTHOR

Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.
David S. Welkowitz is a Professor of Law at Whittier Law School, Costa Mesa, Calif. He has taught several intellectual property courses including Trademark Law, International Intellectual Property, and Comparative Rights of Publicity.

CONTENTS

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