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Category Archives: Litigation

US Supreme Court Holds that Juries Should Decide the Issue of Trademark Tacking

In the first substantive trademark decision it has issued in a decade, the US Supreme Court, in  Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank, case number 13-1211 (January 21, 2015), affirmed the Ninth Circuit by holding that whether two marks may be tacked for purposes of determining priority is a question for the jury. The case involved two …

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Hospital Antitrust Skirmish Over Economist

Antitrust law is designed to help the Davids of the world maintain a level playing field with the Goliaths. That objective was realized when Boise, Idaho-based hospital operator St. Alphonsus Health System, Inc. (“St. Al’s”) sued rival St. Luke’s Health System, Ltd. (“St. Luke’s”), to block St. Luke’s acquisition of the Saltzer Medical Group (“Saltzer”), …

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