Sally Abel

Sally Abel

Fenwick & West LLP

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As Apps Rise, Are Domain Names the Next AM Radio?

Despite a deluge of seminars, conferences, newsletters, blogs and email reminders over the past year or so, many companies and public figures are just waking up to the reality of the massive expansion of the Internet domain...more

4/9/2014 - Domain Names gTLD ICANN Mobile Apps Trademark Clearinghouse Trademarks Uniform Rapid Suspension

Riding the new gTLD-go-round: Revisiting the Past – Embracing the Future

Closing in on nearly three decades of trademark practice, I am struck by just how far technology has advanced the practice since that bemusing day years ago when a potential client expressed surprise that I was able to file...more

7/18/2013 - gTLD ICANN Trademark Clearinghouse Trademarks USPTO

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Spring 2013: Revisiting Generic Top-Level Domains

As expected, there has been great initial interest in generating the new generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, that are poised to add variety to the conventional .com, .org, and .net domains that have dominated the Internet...more

7/1/2013 - gTLD ICANN Trademark Clearinghouse Trademarks

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Spring 2013: A Victory for the DMCA Storage Safe Harbor; a Pyrrhic Victory for Veoh

The Ninth Circuit ruled recently that the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) shielded a video-sharing website from copyright infringement liability. In UMG Recordings, Inc. v. Veoh Networks,...more

6/28/2013 - Copyright DMCA File Sharing Infringement Safe Harbors Veoh

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Spring 2013: Legalizing “Hack-Back” Trade Secret Protections

Continuing the momentum for nationwide legal reform in response to recent high-profile international trade secret thefts, a panel of leading foreign policy and business experts issued a report last month calling for...more

6/27/2013 - Cybersecurity EEA Hack-Back Theft Trade Secrets

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Spring 2013: Federal Circuit Undecided About Whether Software is Patentable?

Patent holders, inventors, and even the courts have recently struggled with the limits of what can be patented. The patentability of software, widely accepted for decades, has lately been questioned. The scope of...more

6/26/2013 - AMP v Myriad CLS Bank CLS Bank v Alice Corp Mayo v. Prometheus Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Patents SCOTUS Software

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Spring 2013

Copyright co-ownership is a well-established method of allocating rights within the software, recording, and motion picture industries. In theory, it presents a clear and simple arrangement and provides a strong degree of...more

6/21/2013 - America Invents Act Assignments Co-Ownership Copyright DMCA gTLD Hack-Back Motion Picture Industry Music Industry Non-Practicing Entities Patent Assertion Entities Patent Reform Patent Trolls Patent-Eligible Subject Matter Patents Proposed Legislation Safe Harbors Software Third-Party Trade Secrets Trademark Clearinghouse

Trademark Alert: Are You Ready For The New gTLDs? The Trademark Clearinghouse Opens March 26

The universe of generic top-level domains (gTLDs), currently limited to about a dozen gTLDs such as .com, .net, and .org, will likely explode later this year, as some of the more than 1000 potential new gTLDs are rolled out,...more

3/25/2013 - Brand Cybersquatting gTLD Trademark Clearinghouse Trademarks

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