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MBHB Attorneys Emily Miao and Nicole Grimm Interviewed in National Jeweler Article Regarding Ongoing Tiffany vs. Costo Case

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP attorneys Emily Miao, Ph.D., and Nicole Grimm are quoted extensively in a January 30, 2014 National Jeweler article entitled, “In Tiffany vs. Costco, the battle’s just begun.” A federal judge ruled Jan. 17 that Costco Wholesale Corp. could proceed to trial with its argument that the word “Tiffany” in the context of ring settings is now a generic term used to describe any solitaire diamond ring setting with six prongs and, therefore, is no longer a trademark. Dr. Miao and Ms. Grimm discuss in detail the ruling’s impact on the case overall. View the article