Woodstock, NY asked in Intellectual Property and Trademark for New York

Q: Both Netflix and Google have violated my USPTO registered TM. Are you able and willing to fight these behemoths?

I have a good case against both Google and Netflix with much documentation and screenshot images. Netflix uses my name on their cartoon, Bojack Horseman, where they've placed it on the marquee of an abortion clinic slurring my registered USPTO TM. They call it "freedom of expression" but I call it theft of my TM. Google has been redirecting organic searches for my website to Planned Parenthood and also continues to show the Netflix images on the search results. My monthly visitors went from 11K+ to 1K+. I just took a screenshot today of their image results. My TM is PLANNED PARROTHOOD®.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Sergiy M Sivochek
Sergiy M Sivochek
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Licensed in New York

A: These types of questions are always very complex and fact-specific. And there are always many gray areas. Before any reasonable attorney can tell you whether they are willing to fight Google and Netflix on your behalf, there are MANY additional questions that will need to be asked and answered, and a thorough analysis and investigation will have to be conduced by the lawyer. It's best to personally approach an experienced Intellectual Property lawyer you trust with these questions and they should guide you further. I do not believe any reasonable lawyer who knows what they are doing will tell you on this forum whether or not they are ready to fight anyone without carefully researching your case - once you have retained their services.

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