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Court requests non-anecdotal evidence of consumer deception in review of a motion for preliminary injunction in a false advertising case

Repro-Med Systems (RMS) and EMED Technologies (EMED) are both manufacturers of medical devices and have been fighting in court for years claiming that the other party made false and deceptive...

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False Advertising

District Court Reverses TTAB Dismissal of Opposition Partly Based on “Powerful” Survey Evidence

In the recent case, Combe Incorporated v. Dr. August Wolff GmbH & Co. KG Arzneimittel, Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-00935 (E.D. Va. May 23, 2019), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of...

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Likelihood of Confusion

FAQs from the INTA 2019 Annual Meeting

AMS had a great time at the International Trademark Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting in our hometown of Boston! We enjoyed reuniting with friends and colleagues at events and meeting the many ...

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Trademark

Frequently Asked Questions about Proving Irreparable Harm with Consumer Surveys

AMS Survey Expert, Brian Sowers, Senior Manager, Marcello Santana, Esq., and Senior Analyst, Laura Paige, Ph.D., answer a few questions from their recent webinar, Proving Irreparable Harm with...

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Likelihood of Confusion

Pitfalls of Not Conducting a Likelihood of Confusion Survey

Consumer surveys can be a powerful tool to prove or disprove likelihood of confusion in TTAB casesA failure to conduct one may ultimately result in the Boardeven with little to no evidence,...

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Likelihood of Confusion, Trademark

Proving Irreparable Harm with Consumer Surveys

In a recent case, Puma sought a preliminary injunction against Forever 21, after the popular fashion retailer began producing an alleged knock-off of Puma’s Fenty Creeper sneaker, as well as the Fur...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Trademark Surveys

AMS Survey Expert, Jacqueline Chorn and Senior Manager, Marcello Santana, answer a few questions from their recent webinar, Surveys in Trademark Litigation.

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Trademark

Join Us in Boston for the INTA 2019 Annual Meeting

Come meet our litigation team during the 141st INTA Annual Meeting, hosted in our hometown of Boston, MA! Last year’s meeting was the largest to date, with over 9500 attendees from 140 countries.

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News, Conference

What Makes a Survey for Litigation Successful?

Surveys have become a routine form of evidence for courts in cases involving trademarks and deceptive advertising. Although it may appear simple to design a survey (don’t you simply write some...

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Trademark

The Importance of Consumer Surveys in Establishing Secondary Meaning

A trademark has acquired secondary meaning when it becomes recognized as a specific good or service originating from a single source. Trademarks that are considered to be merely descriptive of the...

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Trademark, Secondary Meaning

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