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Bringing a Classic Magazine Back From the Dead

Magazine executive John T. Elduff recently paid $2,000 for the trademark rights of classic weekly Collier's, which went bankrupt in the 1950s. His plans to bring it back to life aim at folks who'll recall the name: those in the 50- to 90-year old demographic.

Psst! Wanna Buy an Old Brand? Here's How

Remember Meister Brau beer or Pom Poms candies? How about Collier's magazine, Victrola or General Cinema movie theaters? Following a Dec. 8 trademark auction, those classic brand names -- and dozens of less memorable ones -- may soon be going back into business.

Legal Briefing: Restrictive Gun Law OKed By Court

In a case that tested the boundaries of the Supreme Court's recent expansion of Second Amendment gun rights, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that some limits still apply: A federal law banning the possession of a gun with an obliterated serial number is constitutional, the court said.

Legal Briefing: eBay Didn't Infringe Tiffany's Trademark

In a case that may echo into the Google/YouTube v. Viacom copyright showdown, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that eBay is not liable to Tiffany's for trademark infringement, despite the significant volume of counterfeit Tiffany goods auctioned on the site.