All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Litigation’

Charbucks Wins Battle Against Starbucks, Again

After a tedious 12-year trial, coffee empire Starbucks lost its case against a small, family-owned New Hampshire-based coffee roaster. The issue? The use of the name “Charbucks.” Black Bear Micro Roastery sells coffee labeled “Mr. Charbucks,” “Charbucks Blend,” and “Mister Charbucks,” which doesn’t go over too well with the Seattle coffee giant. However, according to Circuit Judge Raymond Lohier, who …

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Facebook and Facetones Reach Agreement

Vringo, Inc. a provider of software platforms for mobile social and video applications, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Facebook, Inc., the world’s leading online social network, relating to the use of Vringo’s Facetones mark and domain name. Facetones lets you enjoy your friends’ latest Facebook photos whenever they call you or you call them. The …

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Da Vinci Code Litigation

The Catholic Church is once again facing the heat in another child abuse scandal, this time in Manchester, England. According to Richard Scorer, a child abuse specialist in a Manchester law firm, all diocese possess a hidden archive where secret documents regarding legal and moral documents relevant to the church are housed under lock and key. Scorer also claims that …

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