Intellectual Property

French designer in costly dispute over Pitt-Jolie chateau

Aug 20, 2017

A French lighting designer has won a $600,000 court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over a grandiose re-design of his and Angelina Jolie's chateau in Provence

Pennsylvania steakhouse to change name in lawsuit settlement

Aug 17, 2017

A Pennsylvania eatery that was sued by a New York City steakhouse for trademark infringement has agreed to change its name

The Latest: Trump signs executive action on trade with China

Aug 14, 2017

Trump asks his trade office to explore a possible investigation into China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property

China appeals to Trump to avoid 'trade war'

Aug 14, 2017

China has appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump to avoid a "trade war" ahead of what the White House says is a possible announcement of an investigation into whether China is stealing U.S. technology

Trump to seek trade probe of China amid NKorea tensions

Aug 14, 2017

Even as he seeks Beijing's help with North Korea, President Donald Trump is poised to seek a trade investigation of China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property

Trump to request possible probe of China trade practices

Aug 13, 2017

An administration official says President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order asking his trade office to consider investigating China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property

Trump company applies for casino trademark in Macau

Aug 7, 2017

A Trump Organization company applied for four new trademarks, including one for casinos, in the Asian gambling hub of Macau, where casino licenses come up for renewal beginning in 2020

US plans trade probe over China's demands for tech transfers

Aug 2, 2017

The Trump administration is weighing plans to punish China for forcing U.S. and foreign companies to share their technology in return for access to the vast Chinese market

Food fight erupts over Pennsylvania 'Pierogi Festival' name

Aug 1, 2017

A suburban Chicago food festival is threatening a trademark infringement lawsuit over a Pennsylvania group's use of the name "Pierogi Festival."

Wisconsin woman sues Mars in chocolate trademark dispute

Jul 28, 2017

A Wisconsin woman who won the first round of a trademark lawsuit brought by Mars Inc. is suing the confectionary giant

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