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We hope you are all getting ready to take some well deserved time off to spend with friends and family. To get in the holiday spirit, we have a few holiday related IP stories for you this week.
- Playing holiday tunes too loud? Quoting Charlie Brown? Putting a cross on the tree? You might be subject to a holiday (non-IP related) lawsuit.
- Related to the above tree lawsuit- Festivus poles have popped up on city property, as a protest about mixing church and state (doubling as the Festivus tradition- "Airing of Grievances"). Some Festivus related trademarks include Festivus, Festivus for the Rest of Us, Festivus Games, and Festivus Poles.
- Here are some more unusual holiday patents. As someone with a New York apartment (read: small), #5 on the list seems like a great idea to me.
See you next year and stay warm out there!
The Alt Legal Team