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Court Finds Goats on a Roof Are Not Offended by Trade Dress Registration Depicting…Well, Goats on a Roof

When a New York attorney found a long-standing Sister Bay, WI, restaurant’s trade dress demeaning to goats, he filed a petition to cancel the trade dress registration with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Specifically, he stated that the trade dress registration denigrated the value of the “dignity and worth of animals.”  The TTAB ruled that Mr. Bank did not have standing to bring the Petition. So Mr. Bank appealed to The Court of […]

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