Tagged with Alabama

Traveling the Roadways of Sweet Home Licensing

The state of Alabama announced a few weeks ago that all official signs coming into the state will receive a makeover. The longtime phrase “Alabama the Beautiful” will be replaced with “Welcome to Sweet Home Alabama.”  An article earlier this week, HERE, reported, the state of Alabama will pay $75,000 as a licensing fee for use … Continue reading

To Win a Mockingbird Lawsuit

To Win a Mockingbird Lawsuit

Several months ago I wrote about a southern tale gone awry.  The villain was the Monroe County Heritage Museum and the victim was Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird.  You can read the tale about the Monroe County Heritage Museum opposing Ms. Lee’s claim to the trademark registration in the phrase To Kill … Continue reading

To Kill a Trademark Registration

    Find me a southern lawyer that says she was not influenced by Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, and I’ll show you a lawyer that does not bill for her time. I have enthusiastically devoured the book many times throughout the years. As a girl, I related to mischievous Scout enacting plays … Continue reading