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Jack Daniel's Cease, Desist Letter Earns Good Publicity

Trademark infringement can get ugly but Jack Daniel's actually used it to their advantage . And they still managed to enforce their trademark. The company sent a cease and desist letter to author Patrick Wensink whose new book's cover looked an awful lot like the iconic whiskey label.

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Knitters Outraged After U.s. Olympic Committee Squashes Knitting Olympics’and Disses Knitters [olympics]

Olympics If you mess with the Olympics trademark, a cloud of legal hurt will descend on you faster than Tyson Gay in the Men's 100 meters. Case in point: The U.S. Olympic Committee has sent a cease and desist letter to a knitting-based social network for hosting a knitting "olympics." Now, knitters are in revolt. More »

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Apple sends adult app store cease-and-desist order

In yet another case over the use of the term “app store,” Apple is calling on the adult app store MiKandi to stop billing itself as the “world’s first app store for adults.” Originally posted at News – Apple (2 hours ago)

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Baby Gaga’ breast milk ice cream gets a no-go from Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is not squeamish about bodily fluids, but the pop star is sending a cease and desist letter to the London Icecreamists for selling frozen treats called “Baby Gaga” probably has more to do with trademark infringement and less to do with the fact that the ice cream is made out of human (5 hours ago)

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