practices in small business and immigration law with an office in Miami, Florida. He has extensive experience helping internationals in United States business ventures along with helping foreigners with their immigration needs.
Chicken Soup for the Soul Day is on November 12th. This is a day to sip on a nice piping hot bowl of soup and feel inspired. However, it’s also an opportunity to learn a little lesson on trademark infringement. In October 2012, Campbell Soup Company filed a trademark suit against Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing LLC in New Jersey federal court for “willful trademark and trade dress infringement, false designation of origin, trade dress dilution, deceptive acts and practices, and unfair competition.” Campbell Soup Co. and Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing LLC settled their trademark dispute, but the dispute provides a lesson for on how businesses can avoid trademark infringement issues.