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Daily Business Review: Margaritaville Brand Fight Over Rights in Bahamas

By October 31, 2018

The Daily Business Review shares the details about Kluger Kaplan’s Todd Levine’s latest intellectual property case.   Margaritaville Brand Fight Over Rights in Bahamas October 20, 2018 Restaurant operator Boss Investments claims the Margaritaville company is breaking a licensing agreement by allowing a different developer to use the name in the …

Supreme Court's First Ruling on Fashion Copyright

By April 28, 2017

Broadening Intellectual Property Rights for the Fashion Industry Case: In a first ever fashion copyright decision, the U.S. Supreme Court analyzed whether design elements on a cheerleading uniform could be copyright protected. At issue were two competitor manufacturers of cheerleading uniforms, Star Athletica, LLC (“Star Athletica”) and Varsity Brands, Inc., …

Standard for Expert Opinions Uncertain in Light of the Supreme Court of Florida’s Recent Decision

By February 24, 2017

  Case The Florida Supreme Court has declined to follow the Florida Legislature’s decision around expert witness testimony requirements. On February 16, 2017, the Supreme Court of Florida declined to adopt the 2013 amendments to the Florida Evidence Code which replaced the Frye standard for expert witnesses with the Daubert …