Law Firm Launches Puppy Themed Website

Nashville-based trademark law firm, Trust Tree Legal, P.C., has launched a new website, totally rebranded with images of puppies. The website, which launched in mid-November, isn’t just about puppies, however. The firm has grown rapidly since it was founded in 2015, and relies heavily on technology to serve its clients. The […]

Read More

Trust Tree Featured in Tennessee Bar Journal

Horn-tooting time! In a recent interview with The Tennessee Bar Journal, Trust Tree President Kevin Hartley reveals the secrets to the firm’s success. In the article, University of Tennessee School of Law Professor Benjamin Barton discusses how technology, branding, and innovation have helped the firm’s exponential growth since it’s founding […]

Read More

9th Circuit in Empire State of Mind

Today, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ended Empire record label’s trademark infringement lawsuit against 20th Century Fox Television over the name of the television show “Empire,” on First Amendment grounds. The record label, Empire Distribution Inc., which reps hip-hop artists like Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg (and is not […]

Read More

Need CLE? Check Out The American Bar Association Webinar, “All Clear? Practical Tips for Trademark Searches and Opinions.”

Today, I am participating in the American Bar Association webinar, “All Clear? Practical Tips for Trademark Searches and Opinions.” The program runs from 1:00 - 2:30 PM ET and will discuss the following topics: How to properly conduct a trademark search How searches are treated during litigation The difference between [...]
Read More

Trademarks Become NFL Trash Talk Fodder

It’s no secret that we are big fans of trademarks, but we understand that it’s not an exciting topic for most folks. So, we were super excited to see trademarks become the center piece of a widely-discussed Twitter beef between two NFL teams this Saturday. The feud started when the Redskins […]

Read More

The Hunger Games: Trademark Victors

A million dollars isn’t cool, you know what’s cool? A billion dollars . . . and The Hunger Games film franchise has already grossed over $2 billion. That number is expected to increase dramatically after the final film premieres tomorrow. You know what else is cool? Trademarks! And The Hunger Games […]

Read More