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The Briefing by the IP Law Blog

What's In a Name: Clearing Titles for Film and Television

June 24, 2021

In this week's episode, attorneys Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the process of clearing titles for Film and Television shows. They discuss recent high-stakes litigation around entertainment titles, including Stouffer v. National Geographic Partners LLC, Jon Astor-White v. Daniel Strong (Empire), and the "Honey Badger" case.

View the video on YouTube here:

Here's a link to a previous episode of The Briefing discussing the Empire litigation:

Here's an article Scott wrote on how the Empire litigation extended permitted use of third-party trademarks:

Here is a link to an article on the IP Law Blog about the "Honey Badger" case: