“Bull or Bully: His Airness and IP Rights and Wrongs”October 15, 2015 – Presentation
Partner Gregory J. Chinlund and special counsel James E. Griffith conducted an “invitation only” lunch and learn for operating companies titled “Bull or Bully: His Airness and IP Rights and Wrongs.” The presentation took place during the Trademark & Copyright Strategy Summit: Chicago on October 15, 2015. Details are as follows:
Michael Jordan’s recent slam dunk in his case against Dominick’s highlights how content that seems benign can result in liability and significant economic loss. Where does public sympathy lie? The session will explore the difficulty of avoiding conflict in a culture where technology requires creative and instantaneous messaging and the line between personal communication and advertising has all but disappeared. In this context, landing on the side of diligent brand protection rather than trademark bullying can mean the difference between dignified success and a public relations disaster.