That’s some (un)intellectual property
Attorney starts blog covering overzealous intellectual property enforcers.
I write a lot about companies that seem to think they have universal rights to generic terms. Whether it’s a UDRP or a trademark lawsuit, some companies seem to think they control terms such as entrepreneur, elk, and (ironically) “legal advice“.
That’s why I think I’m going to like a new blog from Brian Hall, an attorney with Traverse Legal.
UnIntellectualProperty.com covers cases where a company claims exclusive intellectual property rights in a trademark, copyright, trade secret, or even a patent only to have a court of law declare no intellectual property right exists.
Here’s a great example Hall has already blogged about: Texas Toast.