Details on a lawsuit where the makers of Pokemon are suing Pokellector,an app maker and website, for trademark infringement. Paul Lesko looks at the case and how it could apply to sports cards.
Sports Collectibles Industry News, Commentary and General Hobby Resources.
The hobby has its share of questionable trademarks. Paul Lesko makes light of the situation with a parody poking fun at the situation.
The NBA, MLB, NHL and CLC are teaming up again to try and shut down another batch of websites for allegedly selling counterfeit goods.
Collectors Universe, the parent company of PSA, appears to have won a lawsuit against coin software developers MWP and Matthew Perry.
Thinking of buying and trading cards on Twitter? Here are some tips to help make it safer for yourself and the person you’re dealing with.
Panini has received a final thumbs up for its trademark for Limited, despite outstanding opposition from Topps. Paul Lesko ponders whether this is an error by the Trademark Office.
Collectors Universe, the parent company of PSA/DNA, has filed a pair of copyright lawsuits against software companies that allegedly distribute material available for paid subscriptions.
Recent court filings show that Panini and Leaf may be on their wait to settling some of their legal issues. Paul Lesko has the details.
Panini and Leaf look like they’re headed for another legal battle, this time over Leaf’s trademark for Leaf Limited.
A judge has levied a fine of more than $3,000 against J&T Hobby in its case against Upper Deck. You won’t believe the reason why.
Not just relegated to the sweets aisle, Cracker Jacks are synonymous with baseball and America. These tasty treats helped define a generation and the prize in the box has become a hot commodity. Authors Tom and Elle Zappala provide commentary on the prolific period of Cracker Jack cards during 1914 and 1915.
Upper Deck has filed a pair of new trademark applications. This time, the card maker is trying to secure the rights to Grandeur and Property of.
Kobe Bryant is going to great lengths to stop an upcoming auction of his memorabilia consigned by his mother. Get full details, legal analysis and copies of the court documents.
Paul Lesko uses the Bill Mastro lawsuit to look at the real damage shill bidding can cause and why the court’s definitions can be confusing.
Continuing with the flurry of trading card trademark registrations, Upper Deck has filed for both the Jambalaya and Quantum names.
Card companies continue to race for new trademarks including Upper Deck for Precious Metal Gems. The card maker also joined the opposition of Panini’s Limited trademark. Paul Lesko has the details.
The notorious Rally Squirrel is back in the headlines. The pseudo mascot is at the center of a trademark dispute between the St. Louis Cardinals and PBR Industries.
Seven Rookie Autographed Handprint cards have been added to 2012 Topps Triple Threads Football. Get full details on the cards and more.