Federal Judge Dismisses All Claims Made by Tournament of Roses

PASADENA, Calif.—On Monday, July 12, the United States District Court for the Central District of California ruled in favor of the City of Pasadena in dismissing all claims against it in a lawsuit brought by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association. The frivolous—and now fully rejected—claims that the City of Pasadena misused or misappropriated the Tournament’s trademarks related to the Rose Bowl Game and that Mayor Victor Gordo engaged in “false advertising” in comments to the media have now been... continue reading »"Federal Judge Dismisses All Claims Made by Tournament of Roses"

Statement Regarding City of Pasadena Filing Motions To Dismiss Claims as Alleged by Tournament of Roses

PASADENA, Calif.—On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, attorneys for the City of Pasadena filed motions in United States District Court to dismiss all claims against the City as alleged in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ lawsuit. The City’s motions clearly demonstrate why the Tournament of Roses should have never taken this matter to court. The motions make clear that this case is not—and has never been—about trademark rights. The City and Tournament have a long-standing Master License Agreement wherein each party... continue reading »"Statement Regarding City of Pasadena Filing Motions To Dismiss Claims as Alleged by Tournament of Roses"

Statement from City of Pasadena Regarding 2021 Rose Bowl Game

PASADENA, Calif.—While the City of Pasadena is disappointed that it will not host a Rose Bowl Game or Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1, we are excited for the year ahead and our preparations for New Year’s Day 2022 have already begun. Today, we face a devastating worldwide pandemic that has claimed almost two million lives across the world and more than 23,000 lives in California alone. Like so many of our sister cities across the nation, the City... continue reading »"Statement from City of Pasadena Regarding 2021 Rose Bowl Game"