FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 124, The Oscars and Compliance, Part I with Jay Rosen
fcpa Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 106-interview with Gini Deitrich
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Polsinelli Podcasts - Be Careful What you Put in Writing - What Companies Need to Know About Document Retention
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 3-Interview with Marie Patterson, Vice President of Marketing for Hiperos
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Why Ending FCC Blackout Rules May Be Broadcast TV's Demise
FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Polsinelli Podcast - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Fraudulent solicitations and invoices for trademark services are on the rise, inundating trademark applicants and registrants with offers to perform potentially unnecessary services. These solicitations often come in the form...more
After years of calls for reform from intellectual property rights owners, the Canadian government has enacted new legislation in an effort to fight counterfeiters acting on a commercial scale. Bill C-8, the Combating...more
In This Issue:
- Poland – A trademark as a source of information for consumers: the Consumer Rights Act of 30 May 2014
- Poland – Draft amendment to the Industrial Property Law
The Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) was created as part of ICANN’s new gTLD program. A gTLD (generic top-level domain) is the “suffix” at the end of a domain name, most commonly .com, .org, .info, .biz and .us. Prior to...more
BRAND REPUTATION -
Global: How to protect brand reputation and sales from the risks associated with a product recall - The power of regulatory authorities to order product recalls is growing, meaning that it is more...more
Today [3 December 2014] the High Court handed down a decision in Cantarella Bros Pty Limited v Modena Trading Pty Limited, clarifying the test for inherent distinctiveness of trade marks, and giving clarity to the treatment...more
IRIS Corp. v. Japan Airlines Corp.; SecurityPoint Holdings, Inc. v. TSA -
Addressing the jurisdiction of a patent infringement claim against the U.S. government, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...more
Even in a small town in Germany or Mumbai, India, you will find a Starbucks Coffee Company (“Starbucks”) on the corner. Starbucks sells a billion dollars of my favorite Frappuccino drink a year throughout the world.
Through sweeping legislation smuggled in by means of an omnibus budget bill, Canada’s trademark registration regime will be changed more dramatically than at any time in the last 50 years. The changes are giving trademark...more
The decision in Football Dataco by the European Court of Justice ended the possibility by broadcasters of appealing to the so called Dutch Geschriftenbescherming (kleine Munze). In the commented case, the Amsterdam Court...more
China: Guidelines for developing sports into a RMB 5 trillion-per-annum sector released -
China's Cabinet, the State Council, has issued new guidelines which, amongst other things, aims to grow output of China’s...more
The October issue of Sterne Kessler's MarkIt to MarketTM newsletter reviews some highlights from the new USPTO Service Mark Specimens Examination Guide, considers the colorful history of the Störtebeker beer brand name, and...more
A recently-introduced exception to copyright protection presents a new opportunity for the advertising and creative industries to adapt existing works for comedic effect. From 1 October this year, it became permissible to use...more
La Quinta Worldwide LLC v. Q.R.T.M., S.A. De C.V., dba Quinta Real -
While affirming trademark infringement with respect to a Mexican hotel chain’s use of its trademark in the United States, the U.S. Court of Appeals...more
Internet liability are increasingly tested with the growth of social media. And we receive a large number of requests of advice from clients running a fan page, a group or a list on social networks dedicated to either their...more
The pressure on ISPs to take responsibility for the sites accessible through their services has been growing in recent years (e.g., the requirement for certain ISPs to block filesharing sites). On October 17, 2014, the High...more
There are many ways in which online trade in counterfeit goods can be tackled. Unfortunately, they are often ineffective and in many cases expensive. ...more
In This Issue:
1. Welcome to EiG 2014
2. Europe: Gaming in the Cloud
3. Risk – What’s Your Appetite?
4. Japan: Current Status of Casino Legalization
5. Poland: Overview of Expected Changes
6. Patents on...more
Whether it’s black or white may not have mattered to Michael Jackson (at least that's how the song goes), but it does seem to matter now to the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) and other trademark...more
The September issue of Sterne Kessler's MarkIt to MarketTM newsletter contains an explanation of new guidelines on the treatment of color logos in the European Community, a reminder of the upcoming renewal deadline for the...more
The protection and enforceability of black and white trademarks in the European Union has been called into question. Trademark owners should review their portfolios to determine whether this change will affect their European...more
New legislation which came into force today makes a significant change to the legal position on commissioned designs. Historically, the ownership position for commissioned designs has contrasted with that for copyright as...more
Co-Existence Outside of the U.S. Might be Relevant to Obtaining a Permanent Injunction in U.S.
La Quinta has operated LA QUINTA hotels and motels in the United States since 1968.
Quinta Real operates QUINTA...more
Last week, New York attorney Douglas R. Dollinger asked the Honorable Vince Chhabria of the Northern District of California to reconsider an order sanctioning Dollinger and his client to the tune of $93,365.92 in monetary...more
Many of you have read about the dispute over copyright ownership of the monkey-selfie, where a primate took a digital photo that went viral and for which the owner of the camera tried to claim ownership. Ultimately the U.S....more
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