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Once and for all, the Pooh belongs to Disney

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (the Board) dismissal of a challenge to Disney’s trademark rights in A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh and other characters. Stephen Slesinger, Inc. v. Disney Enterprises, Inc., Case No. 11-1593 (Fed. Cir., Dec. 12, 2012) (Rader, J.)…