Marcella Ballard

Marcella Ballard

Venable LLP

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IP Buzz - March 2014

In this issue: - "CANDY" Crushed - DMCA Takedown? Not Without a Registration - Announcements And Reminders - Excerpt from "CANDY" Crushed: From taxi cabs, to subways, to airplanes, to your...more

4/2/2014 - Copyright DMCA Patents Trademarks

"CANDY" Crushed

From taxi cabs, to subways, to airplanes, to your dinner table, it was virtually impossible to avoid “Candy Crush Saga” in 2013. With over a half billion downloads on Facebook and mobile devices, Candy Crush was the year’s...more

3/25/2014 - Mobile Apps Trademark Bullying Trademark Litigation Trademarks

Advertising News & Analysis - November 7, 2013

In this issue: - FDA: Hold the Trans Fat - The Perils of the Common Claim - NAD Setting High Bar for Native Ad Disclosures - It Pays to Disclose What’s Being Disclosed - Federal Court Holds...more

11/11/2013 - Advertising Counterfeiting Disclosure FDA Food Safety Native Advertising

IP Buzz - October 2013

In this issue: - How Capitol Records v. Vimeo Shapes the Content Stream - Internet Platform Held Liable for Counterfeit Sales – Hope for Brand Owners - Daily Journal quotes Greg Sater on native...more

10/31/2013 - Advertising Affiliates Brand Capitol Records Copyright Counterfeiting DMCA Internet Trademarks Vimeo

Internet Platform Held Liable for Counterfeit Sales in a Departure from eBay Case — Hope for Brand Owners

Luxury brand owner Richemont International Ltd. (“Richemont”) scored an important victory against online counterfeiting this month when the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted summary judgment...more

10/28/2013 - B2B Organizations Counterfeiting eBay Internet Internet Retailers

Business News Digest – September 2013

In this issue: - What to Expect When You're Selling Your Company – Indemnification - Association Membership and Program Restrictions and the Antitrust Laws: Don’t Stumble Out of the Gate - CFPB: July...more

9/9/2013 - Antitrust Provisions Attorney Disbarrment Brand CFPB China Dietary Supplements Discipline Enforcement Actions FDA Federal Funding Federal Grants Food Labeling Food Safety Non-Profits Nutritional Supplements Sales SEC Supply Chain

Advertising News & Analysis - August 22, 2013

In this issue: - Register Now and Join Us at ERA D2C Convention - Patent Troll’s Gift Card Suits Come Up Short - Cooperation Drives Positive Developments in Bilateral Brand Protection - FTC Sees...more

8/26/2013 - Brand Enforcement ERA FTC Marketing Patent Trolls

New Efforts in Bilateral Brand Protection

The U.S. Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement was only published two months ago, but there are already encouraging signs of progress on the global brand protection front between the U.S. and China. On...more

8/19/2013 - Bilateral Agreements Brand China Customs and Border Protection Enforcement Infringement

Raising Funds for Nonprofits: Key Legal Issues, Common Pitfalls & New Intellectual Property Concerns

In this presentation: *Charitable Solicitation: - Charitable Solicitation Regulatory Overview - Legal Considerations for the Charity’s Own Fundraising - Working with Professional...more

4/1/2013 - Charitable Donations Crowdsourcing Facebook Fundraisers IRS Pinterest Social Media Twitter

Advertising News & Analysis – November 29, 2012

In this issue: - Hotel Operators Receive FTC Warning Letters About Pricing Practices - FTC and CFPB Tell Mortgage Advertisers to Watch Their Ads - Differentiation Is Not Just in the Eye of the...more

12/3/2012 - Advertising CFPB Copyright DMCA Infringement Marketing Twitter

IP Buzz - November 2012

In this issue: - A Major Change in Patent Term Adjustment Calculus: How "A Valuable Tool in the Patent Prosecution Process" (RCEs) May Now Be Even More Valuable - Finding a Home for Orphan Works: Copyright Office...more

11/20/2012

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