Duped by Goop

Before making health and wellness claims about products, companies should make sure the claims they are asserting are accurate. Accurate does not mean that customers stand by the product and agree with the claims — the asserted claims must be backed by science....

Monkey See, Monkey Do, But Monkey Can’t Sue

The Ninth Circuit recently ruled in its case concerning monkey selfie photographs. As many remember, in 2011, while visiting an Indonesian rainforest, nature photographer David Slater left his camera unattended. According to Slater, a monkey known as Naruto, picked up...

Update: Is Pandora PayPal?

In August of last year, I wrote a blog analyzing the likelihood of confusion factors as applied to the trademark infringement claim that PayPal filed against Pandora based on Pandora’s blue “P” logo. In November the parties reached a settlement agreement and PayPal...