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Corinne Fombelle is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group.

Corinne received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was co-president of the Entertainment, Media, and Arts Law Students Association. She served as a student attorney for Michigan Law's Zell Entrepreneurship Clinic and the Community Enterprise Clinic, where she assisted clients in intellectual property matters under the supervision of a licensed attorney. In her final two years of law school, she also worked as a Copyright Fellow for the University of Michigan Center for Academic Innovation. She has a B.M. (magna cum laude) in Saxophone Performance from Vanderbilt University.

The Supreme Court unanimously sided with Jack Daniel’s in the much-anticipated trademark case pitting trademark protection against parodic products. However, SCOTUS did not reach a final conclusion on whether VIP Products’ Bad Spaniels dog toy will live to see another day as a parody of the Jack Daniel’s whiskey bottle. Instead, the Court focused on

On Wednesday, March 22, the Supreme Court heard a case for the dogs — and trademark law. Whiskey maker Jack Daniel’s Properties, Inc., sued dog toy parody company VIP Products LLC for trademark infringement and dilution over VIP’s Bad Spaniels dog toy, which is a plush toy resembling the Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7