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Can ear plugs tune out colour? Bright green colour for ear plugs not functional

Attorneys, Shuchen Gong and Nicole R. Townes Weil co-authored, "Can ear plugs tune out colour? Bright green colour for ear plugs not functional," which was published on July 12, 2018 in World Trademark Review. 

Excerpt: Moldex-Metric Inc filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against McKeon Products. Moldex asserted that McKeon infringed its unregistered trade dress consisting of a bright green colour for foam ear plugs by using a similar green colour for ear plugs.

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Can ear plugs tune out colour? Bright green colour for ear plugs not functional
Shuchen Gong is an associate in our San Francisco Office. Her practice includes licensing, preparation and prosecution of patent applications and trademark prosecution. Shuchen...
Can ear plugs tune out colour? Bright green colour for ear plugs not functional
Nicole Townes represents a wide range of clients in trademark, trade dress, copyright and licensing counseling and litigation, and false advertising, unfair competition, trade secret...
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