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How Whiskey and Chew Toys Dragged the Supreme Court Into a First Amendment Fracas

The New Republic 29 Nov 2022
v. VIP Products LLC, a curious mix of alcohol, dog toys, trademark infringement, parody, and the First Amendment ... At issue is one of VIP Products’ lines of dog toys that spoofs popular liquor brands ... 2” instead of the “Old No ... .
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No joke: SCOTUS could take a big bite out of the First Amendment

Hot Air 28 Nov 2022
VIP Products LLC. The Supreme Court just accepted a case involving a tongue-in-cheek dog chew toy made to resemble a Jack Daniel’s whiskey bottle. VIP prevailed in defending the toy as protected speech, but the distiller wants the Supreme Court to declare such parodies to be trademark violations.
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Arizona pet toymaker in the doghouse with Jack Daniel’s over parody product

Business Journal 25 Nov 2022
Bennett Evan Cooper, an attorney for VIP Products, said no one would mistake their parody product, ...
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Justices asked to hear Jack Daniels toy dispute. Will they bite?

Lebanon Democrat 24 Nov 2022
WASHINGTON — The company that makes Jack Daniel’s is howling mad over a squeaking dog toy that parodies the whiskey’s signature bottle ... If VIP Products is allowed to confuse consumers with dog toys, “other funny infringers can do the same with juice boxes or marijuana-infused candy,” Blatt wrote ... VIP Products LLC, 22-148.
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U.S. Supreme Court takes up Jack Daniel's dog toy trademark rumpus

Reuters 22 Nov 2022
Phoenix-based VIP's toy mimics the design of the Jack Daniel's bottle with comical dog-themed text alterations, like replacing "Old No ... After Jack Daniel's sent a cease-and-desist notice, VIP asked an Arizona federal court in 2014 to rule that its toy did not infringe the whiskey company's trademark rights.
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Jack Daniels turns to Supreme Court over dog toy dispute

New York Post 21 Nov 2022
The ruff replica is part of VIP Products‘ line of “Silly Squeakers,” which also poke fun at other alcohol companies — including “Stella Arpaw,” a swipe at beermaker Stella Artois, and “HeineSniff’n,” which shows a dog sniffing another mutt’s rear end on a toy meant to mimic a Heieneken beer bottle.
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Supreme Court poised to hear dog toy suit

Russia Today 21 Nov 2022
The US Supreme Court is expected to decide as soon as Monday whether it will hear whiskey brand Jack Daniel’s trademark infringement case against dog toy maker VIP Products, whose ‘Bad Spaniels’ parody squeaky toy mimics both the shape and the design of the distillery’s iconic bottle.
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Parody dog toy lands before high court

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 21 Nov 2022
WASHINGTON -- The company that makes Jack Daniel's is howling mad over a squeaking dog toy that parodies the whiskey's signature bottle ... If VIP Products is allowed to confuse consumers with dog toys, "other funny infringers can do the same with juice boxes or marijuana-infused candy," Blatt wrote ... VIP Products LLC, 22-148.
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Justices asked to hear dog toy dispute. Will they bite?

Detroit news 21 Nov 2022
Washington — The company that makes Jack Daniel's is howling mad over a squeaking dog toy that parodies the whiskey's signature bottle ... If VIP Products is allowed to confuse consumers with dog toys, "other funny infringers can do the same with juice boxes or marijuana-infused candy,” Blatt wrote ... VIP Products LLC, 22-148.
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Justices asked to hear Jack Daniel's dog toy dispute. Will they bite?

The Nashville Ledger 21 Nov 2022
WASHINGTON (AP) — The company that makes Jack Daniel's is howling mad over a squeaking dog toy that parodies the whiskey's signature bottle ... If VIP Products is allowed to confuse consumers with dog toys, "other funny infringers can do the same with juice boxes or marijuana-infused candy," Blatt wrote ... VIP Products LLC, 22-148.
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Jack Daniel’s says a dog toy parody is confusing consumers. Will the Supreme Court bite?

The Oregonian 21 Nov 2022
The company that makes Jack Daniel’s is howling mad over a squeaking dog toy that parodies the whiskey’s signature bottle ... If VIP Products is allowed to confuse consumers with dog toys, “other funny infringers can do the same with juice boxes or marijuana-infused candy,” Blatt wrote ... VIP Products LLC, 22-148.
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Justices asked to hear dog toy dispute. Will they bite? (Business)

Castanet 21 Nov 2022
A Bad Spaniels dog toy is displayed in Arlington, Va., Sunday, Nov ... If VIP Products is allowed to confuse consumers with dog toys, "other funny infringers can do the same with juice boxes or marijuana-infused candy,” Blatt wrote ... Luxury bag maker Louis Vuitton sued the makers of Chewy Vuiton over their plush purse dog toys.
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U.S. Supreme Court takes up Jack Daniel’s dog toy trademark rumpus

FX Empire 21 Nov 2022
Supreme Court on Monday decided to referee a dog fight, agreeing to hear a bid by liquor brand Jack Daniel’s to stop a company that sells dog toys from using designs that parody its trademarked Old No ... Phoenix-based VIP’s toy mimics the design of the Jack Daniel’s bottle with comical dog-themed text alterations, like replacing “Old No.
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Supreme Court takes Jack Daniel's case against dog toy maker

Atlantic City 21 Nov 2022
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear a dispute over a dog toy that got whiskey maker Jack Daniel's barking mad ... Lawyers for the toy's maker, Arizona-based VIP Products, told the high court that Jack Daniel's can't take a joke ... VIP Products LLC, 22-148.

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