The famous Tennessee whiskey brand succeeded in reviving a lawsuit against humorous dog toys that allegedly infringed on its trademarks.
A New York law restricting firearms that took effect last fall will remain enforceable as litigation challenging its validity under the Second Amendment proceeds through federal courts.
On Monday, November 21, 2022, the United States Supreme Court granted a petition for a writ of certiorari in Jack Daniel's Properties, Inc. v. VIP Products LLC. The lawsuit seeks to clarify whether VIP's Jack Daniel's themed dog-toys are protected from trademark infringement claims due to VIP's First Amendment interest in using Jack Daniel's trademarks on the toys.
The U.S. Department of Justice found that Maine failed to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act by over-institutionalizing children with mental health and developmental disabilities, rather than providing adequate community-based services.