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Ron Coleman
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Attended Princeton University
Lives in Metropolitan New York
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Indeed. If you've been following the action at all here, I've been watching with barely restrained glee as specious trademark dilution claims have gotten hammered by the courts recently. The recent dings I linked to above have been based on core deficiencies of the respective complaints, ...
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The Supreme Court granted the PTO's request for cert in In re Tam (the "Slants case"). Here's a good summary of the case and our position by our co-counsel,
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If liberals feel aggrieved by the way the Foundation keeps making headlines, then the real culprit isn’t the press.
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At least understand the term.
An intellectual movement that Democrats want to use to smear Breitbart and Trump.
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Did Cato just file the most not-safe-for-work amicus brief in Supreme Court history? It’s on the question (Lee v. Tam) of whether the government can deny trademark protection to words and phrases that are slurs and, in so doi...
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Andy Warhol, we hardly knew you. Then again, we knew more about you in some respects than we might have wanted to. But on the other other hand, who knew you'd make such a mess of intellectual property concepts? Familiarity with at least some of the general topic is assumed.
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Another trademark dilution claim is sacked by a motion to dismiss in a California District Court. — Trademark Litigator (@ball_eric) October 6, 2016 Indeed. If you’ve been following the acti…
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In its report on the still-censored “28 pages” implicating the Saudi government in 9/11, “60 Minutes” last weekend said the Saudi role in the attacks has been “soft-pedaled” to protect America’s de…
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At one time in the U.S., almost every town had their own opera palace.
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The question: Trade Dress Trick Question: Is this laptop shape #distinctive?#trademarks pic.twitter.com/Wj23Sz8kxt — Ed Timberlake (@TimberlakeLaw) August 25, 2016 (Remember non-professionals: …
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Intellectual property and business litigation lawyer in New York and New Jersey.
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Intellectual property lawyer and author of the LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® blog.  Active in commercial litigation counseling with a focus on Internet law, trademark and copyright infringement and other torts of competition. Licensed in New York and New Jersey; practice nationwide.  
Education
  • Princeton University
  • Northwestern University School of Law
  • Aish HaTorah College of Jewish Studies
  • Kol Yaakov Torah Center
  • Mesivta Yeshiva Rabbeinu Chaim Berlin
  • Hightstown High School
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March 11
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Ronald D. Coleman, Ron Colman
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Lawyer, blogger
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Commercial litigation, intellectual property, trademarks, copyright, Internet law, defamation, blogging, public speaking
Employment
  • Archer & Greiner, P.C.
    Partner, 2015 - present
  • Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP
    Partner, 2008 - 2015
  • Kaye Scholer Fierman Hays & Handler
    Associate, 1990 - 1992
  • Lowenstein Sandler Kohl Fisher & Boylan
    Associate, 1994 - 1996
  • Pitney Hardin Kipp & Szuch
    Associate, 1996 - 2000
  • Gibney Anthony & Flaherty
    Partner, 2000 - 2002
  • Coleman Law Firm
    Partner, 2002 - 2004
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Metropolitan New York
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Clifton, NJ - Brooklyn, NY - Chicago, IL - Passaic, NJ - Princeton, NJ - Jerusalem, Israel - Monsey, NY - East Windsor, NJ
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212-292-4998, 201-498-8544
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44 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
Court Plaza South, 21 Main St., Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Rogue phOne: A Design Wars Story
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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… in a May 2016 blog post entitled “Design Patents at the Supreme Court: A Picture is Worth…” we p

In re Tam – Simon Tam’s Response to the PTO’s Petition for a Writ of Cer...
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The Supreme Court granted the PTO's request for cert in In re Tam (the "Slants case"). Here's a good summary of the case and our position by

The TTABlog®
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In holding that a claimant need neither own nor have used a trademark in U.S. commerce to maintain a cause of action under either § 14(3) or

Wrong skillset for trademark registration
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John Welch reports, at the TTABlog, about what you’d think would be a no-brainer: The Board affirmed a refusal to register the configuration

The stupid Berns
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IP overreaching, like politics and intellectual property, makes strange bedfellows. Thus the email from my comrade in litigation against IP

FremantleMedia Sued Over ‘Buzzr’ Name | Variety
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A New York Internet media company is crying foul over FremantleMedia North America's use of the name "Buzzr" for its TV and digital game-sho

Guest Post: Fair Use or Foul Ball?
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WHEN COPYING 20,000,000 BOOKS WITHOUT PERMISSION IS NOT COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT Jim Bouton’s last pitch to Google wasn’t Ball Four, at least

Tragic and transient, autumn is the loveliest season – Telegraph Blogs
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We measure out the turn of the year with familiar rituals: All Hallows, Bonfire Night, Remembrance Sunday. Plus, of course, my annual blog a

Friday in Washington with a dozen of my closest friends | LIKELIHOOD OF ...
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Tune in to hear @theslants lawyer @RonColeman say: "Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act is unconstitutional on its face" https://t.co/whj9oI8EjO

“Domain Name Arbitration”: An Old Testament for a New Body of Law
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Internet law, “we” used to say, is a young man’s game. We stopped saying it though — not because political correctness mandates that we say

Is China’s Soft-Power Bubble about to Burst? | The National Interest
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"The Beijing Consensus may have hit the wall, necessitating some fundamental rethinking if China wants to maintain its commercially driven p

En Banc: Son of THE SLANTS Appeal Brief to the Federal Circuit | LIKELIH...
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We've got your First Amendment right here: Props to my partner John Connell and associates Darth Newman and, of course, the redoubtable Joel

Keller & Cunard Go Deep on Copyright Law | LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION®
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Sell your soul to get this book. I used to participate in a general-interest blog, back when my world was quite different, and my colleague

Best of 2013: The Lanham Act’s surprising penumbras | LIKELIHOOD OF CONF...
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First published on July 15, 2013. Here I thought I understood something about the Lanham Act. But wait, there's more! Did you know this?: Th

Marco Randazza SLAPPS back | LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION®
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Spread the word. If you care about free speech anywhere, spread the word. https://t.co/CofJcTWNVt — Marc J. Randazza (@marcorandazza) April

Likelihood of extrusion | LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION®
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Reprinting my annual Passover post, updated for modern microblogging sensibilities and adjusted for days of the week as they come out this y

B&B Hardware's Hidden Message | LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION®
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I analyze the Supreme Court trademark decision, suggest a policy, and find an intriguing gem that may be a hint concerning pending disparagi

Trademark, trademark, trademark! | LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION®
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In February, 2011 I wrote about Trademark™, a design studio with the domain name www.trademark-trademark.com. I was looking to refer back to

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