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Judge Jane Kelly Offers Lively Conversation on Appellate Advocacy for Newer Lawyers

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll published an article in the Eighth Circuit Bar Association Newsletter.

Blog Post

Cardi B, You (Probably) Can’t Trademark “Okurrr,” Okay?

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on Cardi B's overreaching trademark application.

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Rivian’s F-150 Masquerade: Fair Use or Trade Dress Infringement?

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on possible trade dress infringement for Rivian's use of Ford's F-150s.

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If an Alligator Infringes a Beaver Mark, Will a Cowboy?

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on whether Choke Cayon's new cowboy logo is a “colorable imitation” of Buc-ee’s beaver.

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McDonald’s loses Big Mac trademark. Burger King adds ‘Like a Big Mac, but actually big.’

The Washington Post discussed trademark bullying with intellectual property attorney Kyle Kroll.

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McDonald’s Big, Super, Good-for-nothing European Trademark Mess

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on the potential benefits to selective trademark enforcement.

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Just Which “Wayne” Are We Talking About?

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on the customer confusion triggered by a new YouTube series, Wayne. And it's not about Batman.

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Will “Return Mail” Create an Escape from the Supreme Court’s Holding in “SAS”?

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on if the USPS can be considered a "person" in order to file a CMB review.

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The Horror! Government Argues No Claim of Infringement for Unregistered Copyrights

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on the District Courts' contrasting views regarding copyright protections.

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What Is in a Name? That Which We Call Heisman; by Any Other Name Would Be Ambiguous

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on cracking down on use of familiar football names and phrases.

Article

Prosecuting Inequitable Conduct

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll published an article in the Minnesota Law Review Headnotes.

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The Potential Folly of Pursuing Only a Hashtag Mark

By: Kyle R. Kroll

Attorney Kyle Kroll provides legal analysis and perspective on the benefits—or lack thereof—of registering a hashtag trademark.

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