Heidi Sachs

Heidi Sachs

Perkins Coie

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"Color" Is the New "Black and White" for EU Trademarks

Previously, a logo registered in black and white was considered sufficient to protect versions of the logo in any color, but this is not necessarily true for European Union (EU) Community Trade Marks (CTM). Under the new...more

7/2/2014 - Color Marks EU Logos Trademarks

New Laws Increase Criminal Liability For Disclosure Of Trade Secrets: Are You Protected?

Two new criminal laws underscore the value of trade secrets as a critical asset to a corporation. These new laws, the Trade Secrets Clarification Act (TSCA) and the Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act...more

4/17/2013 - Criminal Sanctions Economic Espionage Act Trade Secrets TSCA

$8 Million Trade Dress Infringement Verdict: Is Your Trade Dress Protected?

A recent $8.1 million verdict in a trademark and trade dress infringement action is an emphatic reminder that businesses of all sizes should protect their trade dress as well as their trademarks. Although smaller or startup...more

3/1/2013 - Infringement Startups Trade Dress Trademarks

The Madrid System Is Expanding: Is Your Trademark Portfolio Covered?

As more countries join the Madrid Protocol System for the International Registration of Marks (Madrid System), trademark owners should be sure to take full advantage of this trademark registration option. There are now 89...more

2/5/2013 - First-to-File International Trademark Protection Madrid Protocol Trademarks

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