Filing Declaratory Judgment Actions in Trademark Case: When is a Cloud Over Your 'Empire' Large Enough to File Suit?
October 2, 2015
Earlier this year, Twentieth Century Fox filed a declaratory judgment action in federal court arising from its hit television series Empire. Rather than fork over millions of dollars and be forced to cast various artists on the show, Fox sought a declaration that the series does not violate any trademark right of named defendant Empire Distribution Inc.
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