Jack Daniel’s takes ‘Bad Spaniels’ dog toy parody to the Supreme Court

Washington CNN  —  Lawyers for Jack Daniel’s will argue to the Supreme Court on Wednesday that a dog toy company violated federal trademark law when it parodied the distiller’s bottle to sell a “Bad Spaniels Silly Squeaker” toy replete with poop-themed jokes. The case pits the rights of a famous trademark holder against the First … Read more

Poop and parody to be argued at Supreme Court in high-stakes intellectual property dispute

Supreme Court hears dispute over Biden

Parody, pet poop and product protection will be before the U.S. Supreme Court in a humorous take on a serious subject: when spoofs of well-known commercial brands go too far under federal law. The justices will hear oral arguments Wednesday in an appeal from distiller Jack Daniel’s, which is suing to stop an Arizona company … Read more

Comedian Mel Mitchel Uses TikTok To Parody Toxic Men

“I Run This” is a weekly interview series that highlights Black women and femmes who do dope shit in entertainment and culture while creating visibility, access and empowerment for those who look like them. Read my Juliana Pache interview here. The worst thing an incompetent man could do is pick up a microphone instead of … Read more