Justices Hold Booking.com Can Trademark Its Name
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Justices Hold Booking.com Can Trademark Its Name
2020-06-30 20:59:17
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A nearly unanimous Supreme Court said Tuesday that the travel website Booking.com can trademark its name, a ruling of high significance to other companies using a generic word followed by ".com." as a name. Lower courts had sided... Read More

Supreme Court's First-Ever Sitting for Arguments By Phone Goes Off Without a Hitch
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Supreme Court's First-Ever Sitting for Arguments By Phone Goes Off Without a Hitch
2020-05-05 15:12:02
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Somewhere, Alexander Graham Bell must be smiling. Some 144 years after the Scottish-born scientist invented the world's first working telephone, the U.S. Supreme Court made history Monday by hearing oral arguments using his technology and allowing the world... Read More

Black Robes or Bathrobes? Virus Alters High Court Traditions
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Black Robes or Bathrobes? Virus Alters High Court Traditions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic is forcing big changes at the tradition-bound Supreme Court. Beginning this coming week, the justices will hear arguments by telephone for the first time since Alexander Graham Bell patented his invention in 1876. Audio of the... Read More

Supreme Court to Decide Whether 'Booking.com' Too Generic for Trademark Protection
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Supreme Court to Decide Whether 'Booking.com' Too Generic for Trademark Protection
2019-11-08 21:15:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a case in which the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office contends that Booking.com’s name is too generic for trademark protection. As is their custom, the justices did not explain their... Read More

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