Trademarks, Trade Names Not Protected by Bankruptcy Law, but Licensee Rights Prevail



Eleanor Atkins wrote this bylined article on the First Circuit’s Mission Prod. Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology LLC bankruptcy case. Ms. Atkins wrote that the court’s decision “indicates that a trademark license’s contractual provisions governing the licensee’s rights following a breach may also serve to protect the licensee when a licensor files for bankruptcy.”