A U.S. District Court hearing in downtown New York today could determine the eventual fate of several organic farmers from across the country, including some in upstate New York.
The hearing centered on a "pre-emptive" suit led by the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGTA), against agr ... More >>
For journalists, it's worth wondering what kind of document request Gawker reporter John Cook used to figure out that Arianna Huffington and her recently really rich website The Huffington Post successfully trademarked two variations on the capital letter "H." Maybe Cook just got a wacky tip ... More >>
One day, Eddie Huang may get the smack-down he's been craving with San Francisco's Chairman Bao truck: in an interview with The Feast, Huang says he plans "to take my business to the West Coast...that's the second place we would look at" after New York. In the meantime, he says there's "all k ... More >>
Yesterday's pun may turn into tomorrow's lawsuit.Back in May, Eddie Huang was none too pleased to learn that a new San Francisco food truck called the Chairman Bao had apparently appropriated the name of one of Huang's signature creations at Baohaus. Huang told us that he was planning to trav ... More >>
Something called "Internet Media Corporation" is suing the Tribune Company (Chicago Tribune, etc.) for patent infringement. They claim the media company has stolen its "System for Providing Easy Access to the World Wide Web Utilizing a Published List of Preselected Internet Locations Together ... More >>
The Bermudan Dark 'n' Stormy cocktail is two ounces of Gosling's Black Seal rum layered with ginger beer, and that's official. E. Malcolm Gosling Jr., whose family has owned Gosling's since 1806, says two trademark certificates on file with the United States Patent and Trademark Office define the ex ... More >>