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USPTO Denies Media Company’s Request to Trademark “Casey Anthony”

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In early July, Casey Anthony was acquitted in a lengthy, well-publicized murder trial for the death of her two-year-old daughter Kaylee. On July 10, Grant Media, a California company, applied to register the trademark “Casey Anthony” in connection with various entertainment ventures. So can you just go ahead and try to trademark anyone’s name, particularly the […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 11th, 2011 at 9:46 am

Casey Anthony Trial Lives on — in Defamation Cases

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As we mentioned in a post about possible legislation called Caylee’s Law, the legal ramifications of the Casey Anthony trial continue, and not only in legislatures around the country. There are now two notable civil defamation actions related to the case making their way through the court system as well. Defamation Case Against Anthony During […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 23rd, 2011 at 9:27 am

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Caylee’s Law Considered After Casey Anthony Verdict

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Just because the verdict has been handed down in the Casey Anthony trial doesn’t mean the legal world has stopped feeling its effect. To wit, at least 12 states are considering passing a version “Caylee’s Law,” which would make it a felony for a parent or caretaker to fail to report missing children in a […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 13th, 2011 at 6:41 am