In The News

    • September 29, 2009
      'Add Knockoff Bags to Web Hosts' Woes'
      National Law Journal
      This article about a $32 million judgment against two Web hosting firms for contributory trademark infringement, in the form of counterfeit handbag sales, quotes Schiff Hardin partner David Jacoby. Mr. Jacoby comments on the responsibility of Web site hosting companies when fake brand-name goods are being sold online using their services.
    • September 15, 2009
      'Twitter Sued Over User Posing As Energy Co. Oneok'
      Law360
      This article, on a trademark infringement claim against the social networking site Twitter by an Oklahoma energy company, quotes Schiff Hardin attorneys Judith Roth and David Jacoby. Ms. Roth and Mr. Jacoby comment on the significance of the case, in which a Twitter user adopted the company's name, in the evolving 'Wild, Wild West' world of IP in the online realm.
    • September 8, 2009
      'The Little Indian Restaurant That Could'
      The AmLaw Daily
      Malaysian courts turned down McDonald's bid in a trademark infringement suit to stop a competing restaurant from calling itself McCurry. The AmLaw Daily reached out to Schiff Hardin IP attorneys David Jacoby and Judith Roth for a quick Q&A on the significance of the ruling. The published interview draws on their experience protecting the rights of varied trademark holders, and discusses why major brand owners need to be proactive in protecting their rights and some of the practical aspects of doing so.