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ARCHIVO - En esta foto de archivo del 9 de abril de 2020, una persona empuja una carriola frente a Old Trafford, el estadio del Manchester United (AP Foto/Jon Super)

Man United sues management simulation game over use of name

May. 22, 2020 12:21 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Manchester United is suing the makers of the “Football Manager” video game series for allegedly infringing its trademark by using the club’s name. The English Premier League side has taken legal action against the developers of the popular football management simulation...

Under new leadership, USSF settles 1st of 4 lawsuits

May. 15, 2020 7:49 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation under new president Cindy Parlow Cone settled the first of several long-running lawsuits. The USSF and the U.S. Soccer Foundation reached an agreement that ended a lawsuit filed by the charitable organization in December 2018. Established in 1991 to receive the...

Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 15, 2020 1:00 PM EDT

Editorials from around New England: CONNECTICUT Personal leadership in war on pandemic The Stamford Advocate May 13 Ultimately, the success of reviving the economy won’t be determined by directives from presidents, governors, mayors or first selectmen. It will be dictated by personal choices. The clock is...

The rising sun shines over the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday morning, May 11, 2020. (AP Photos/Mark Sherman)

Supreme Court sides with Lucky brand in trademark dispute

May. 14, 2020 11:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with fashion brand Lucky in a dispute with a Miami-based apparel manufacturer that owns the “Get Lucky” trademark. The high court ruled unanimously in favor of Lucky on Thursday and against Marcel Fashion Group. The case before the justices...

In this May 3, 2020 photo, the setting sun shines on the Supreme Court building on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Supreme Court is getting ready for its second day of telephone arguments. Its first day of arguments over the phone with audio available live for the first time went off largely without a hitch Monday. There were some minor glitches.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

AP Courtside: Supreme Court finishes Day 2 of phone argument

May. 5, 2020 11:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing a second day of arguments by telephone with the audio available live to audiences around the world. You can listen live here starting at 10 a.m. Eastern. Monday was the justices' first foray into the setup they settled on because of the coronavirus pandemic....

Attorney Erica Ross poses for a portrait, Monday, May 4, 2020, outside the Department of Justice in Washington, after Ross became the first attorney to argue in the first arguments that the Supreme Court has argued via telephone. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Called to order: Supreme Court holds 1st arguments by phone

May. 4, 2020 11:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — They politely took turns speaking. Not a child, spouse or dog could be heard in the background. The conference call went long, but not by that much. And with that, the Supreme Court made history Monday, hearing arguments by telephone and allowing the world to listen in live, both for the...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018, file photo, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court gather for a formal group portrait to include the new Associate Justice, top row, far right, at the Supreme Court building in Washington. Seated from left: Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr. Standing behind from left: Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Elena Kagan and Associate Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. On Monday, May 4, 2020, the Supreme Court for the first time audio of court's arguments will be heard live by the world and the first arguments by telephone. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

AP Courtside: Supreme Court wraps up its 1st phone arguments

May. 4, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has forced the tradition-bound Supreme Court into some big changes. Starting Monday, the justices are hearing arguments by telephone for the first time. The court will hear a total of 10 cases over six days, including President Donald Trump’s bid to keep...

In this Aug. 5, 2015 photo, astronomer Lucianne Walkowicz looks at solar flares on the sun through a telescope at the Adler Planetarium's observatory in Chicago. Walkowicz is suing the maker of American Girl dolls, alleging the Wisconsin company stole her likeness and name to create its astronaut doll.  (Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune via AP)

Astronomer files trademark lawsuit against American Girl

Apr. 24, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An astronomer in Chicago has sued the maker of American Girl dolls, alleging the Wisconsin company stole her likeness and name to create its astronaut doll. The federal trademark lawsuit filed in Madison this week by Lucianne Walkowicz asks American Girl and its parent company,...

FILE - This is a Jan. 27, 2020 file photo of The Supreme Court in Washington. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

High court rules for Connecticut company in trademark case

Apr. 23, 2020 5:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is making it easier to get certain monetary awards in trademark infringement lawsuits. The justices sided unanimously Thursday with a Connecticut company, Romag, in its lawsuit against fashion accessory company Fossil. Romag sells magnetic snaps that fasten wallets,...

Suit by 3M alleges price-gouging by New Jersey company

Apr. 10, 2020 6:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey company falsely claimed it was an authorized distributor of 3M products when it tried to charge New York City five to six times the regular price for personal protective equipment, 3M said in a lawsuit filed Friday. In documents filed in the Southern District of New York, St....