Cinderella Vs Snow White

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Cinderella v. Snow White
In the Blackboard Lesson 09 – Assignment case scenario of the Plaintiffs Fairytale Footsie Company Limited, and the Defendants (individual or company name is unknown) regarding the “Cinderella” slippers versus the “Snow White” ladies’ sponge and make-up bags, we can see that the Defendants used an unregistered trademark similar from the “Cinderella” slippers on their “Snow White” sponge and make-up bags similar to the Plaintiff’s design on the slippers. Let’s explore the case of the Cinderella slippers versus the Snow White sponge bags and make-up bags.
We learned from Lau and Johnson (2014) textbook that a “trademark are words, names, colors, sounds, symbols, shapes, and other identifying characteristics (p. 184).” …show more content…

v. General Footwear Co. Limited, Defendant-Appellant, and Universal City Studios, Inc., Intervening-Defendant-Appellant from the 609 F. 2d 655 – Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit 1979. It was stated that “the judgement appealed from enjoins General (General Footwear Company Limited) and Universal from asserting exclusive rights to use of the term ‘Bionic’ in connection with the promotion and sale of footwear, but in no way interferes with Universal’s trademark rights in its T.V. shows or its licensing operations in respect thereto (American Footwear Corp. v. General Footwear Co., 1979, para. 5).” The word “Bionic” was not registered by Universal City Studios, Inc. as a trademark. The American Footwear Corp. used the word “Bionic” in the promoting and selling of their footwear. The final decision states “based upon the foregoing facts, the court determined that American had established its entitlement to an injunction against Universal for trademark infringement and unfair competition (American Footwear Corp. v. General Footwear Co., 1979, para. 6).” In this example, we can see that the one word “Bionic” was solely registered as a trademark with a business entity, and the company tried to get the rights of the “Bionic” name only on account from their T. V. …show more content…

Snow White, with the similar cases of Chico’s FAS, Inc. v. Clair, Moseley v. V Secret Catalogue, Inc., and American Footwear Corp. v. General Footwear Co., businesses must be careful with their intellectual properties, patents, design patents, and trademarks, to be sure that the companies cover all of the bases to avoid any legal actions against their product names and businesses. Companies must be adhere to federal and state laws regarding their products and businesses with other entities in their same state of businesses or the wherever their products are sold in other

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