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USPTO CANCELS SIX “REDSKINS” TRADEMARKS

Photo: Keith Allison; license:Creative Commons Attribution- Share Alike 2.0 Generic In a 99 page opinion, and based on at 2-1 vote, the USPTO cancelled six “Redskins” patents issued to Pro-Football, Inc. (link to full opinion). The cancellation proceeding was...

CITY HAS NO LIABILITY FOR STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

Photo by Alan Standton [Some rights reserved] In an interesting MTCA immunity case, the Mississippi Court of Appeals recently reversed a judgment against the City of Natchez. The case involved a fall caused by part of a sidewalk collapsing. The circuit court found...

HOTEL BEDS ARE NOT DANGEROUS PER SE

          photo by Prayitno Some rights reserved The Mississippi Court of Appeals recently ruled that a casino hotel bed was not an unreasonably dangerous condition.  According to the opinion, a hotel guest suffered a broken ankle when she hit her ankle against a...