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Hiphop mogul Jay Z has been named as a defendant in a $600 million lawsuit filed by Dr. Francois de Cassagnol, an entrepreneur who claims he trademarked the "Brooklyn Nets" name before the team moved out of New Jersey.
Owners of the Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, NH, don’t want anyone else using that name, so they’re trying to trademark it. There’s nothing unusual in that, except they’re only claiming the Mount Washington part, and therein lies the rub
Recently, Apple applied to extend its trademark into gaming. While an Apple-branded gaming console is unlikely, the trademark extension could mean casual games may soon appear on iPods and Apple TV units.