Our local Lipscomb University was recently required to stop using the abbreviation “LU” because Liberty University, owner of a registration in the same mark, complained.  Rick talks about the law behind the dispute in an article appearing on The Washington Post site today.

 

Liberty University vs. Lipscomb University Trademark Dispute - www.washingtonpost.com

Liberty University vs. Lipscomb University Trademark Dispute – www.washingtonpost.com

Tara Aaron

Tara helps clients across multiple industries and countries with licenses and disputes involving trademarks, copyrights, domain names, software, trade secrets, and privacy compliance. She earned her Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) in U.S. Privacy Law in 2018 and in European Data Protection Law in 2019. Her clients include many technology start-ups, software developers, and website designers as well as long-standing institutional clients who come to her for representation in copyright, trademark, licensing and privacy. She also assists with the purchase and sale of intellectual property assets. She has on multiple occasions successfully obtained hijacked domain names for the rightful owners, and regularly negotiates service and technology agreements with the largest telecommunications and software providers in the country.