Jack Daniel’s Asks Judges To Take Dog Toy TM Row

By Adam Lidgett (August 19, 2022, 5:00 PM EDT) – Jack Daniel’s is again asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a trademark case involving a parody dog ​​toy called “Bad Spaniels,” claiming that the chew toy maker was making a joke that not only confused the public, but also misused the whiskey brand’s “hard-earned goodwill”.

In a motion to judges, Jack Daniel’s said the Ninth Circuit erred in upholding a lower court ruling granting summary judgment to VIP Products LLC on a trademark infringement claim.

Last year, the High Court rejected an earlier offer of certiorari from Jack Daniel’s, and the case was then dismissed, according to…

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