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Sujatha Rochford, PhD* provides strategic counselling to clients in the life science space, primarily managing patent portfolio, conducting due diligence on IP acquisitions, as well as licensing, commercialization and technology transfer for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Read Sujatha Rochford's full bio. *Non-lawyer professional

Watermelon Sugar: Candy Shape and Color Deemed Functional

By on Sep 21, 2023
Posted In Trademarks

The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld a district court’s decision that a candymaker cannot trademark the shape and colors of watermelon candy, finding that the combined colors and shape of the candy are functional because they help signal to consumers that the candies have a watermelon flavor. PIM Brands Inc. v....

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