When Monkey Business Slips Into Trademark Infringement

By David Martinez and Zac Cohen

February 7, 2023

Trademark disputes often involve competing goals: (1) prevention of consumer confusion and (2) allowance of free speech and open expression. Artists, for example, may make an artistic choice to include another's trademark in their work, but the trademark owner may object to such use.

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David Martinez


Member of the Executive Board;
Member of the Firm's Diversity Committee;
Pro Bono Chair, Los Angeles Office

Zac Cohen


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