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Copyright Law

Toilet Paper Case Shows How Crappy Litigation Can Be

Ever notice those little diamond shapes on Quilted Northern toilet paper made by Georgia Pacific? No? OK, well, neither did I, but GP noticed the same design on Scott and Cottonelle products (made by Kimberly Clark, its biggest competitor), so it sued alleging that the “quilted diamond design” on Kimberly-Clark’s products violated its trademark and […]

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General

9-11 and the Law

Like all NYers,I was devastated by the 9-11 attacks. And like many Nyers I have mixed emotions about commemorating the ten year anniversary of the attack. Yes, its fitting that we remember and honor those who died that day but at the same time, the hair on the back of my neck stood up when […]