Developing a Business Strategy that Deters Counterfeiters
Protecting Trade Secrets When Employees Depart
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business in China
Are there going to be new generic top level domains available in the future?
Beastie Boys Sue; Law Prof's 'Head Spins'
Polsinelli Podcast - Generic Drugs to Market - What's the Climate in 2014?
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
Emerging Strategies for Protecting Global IP Rights
Starting a new business? Intellectual Property 101 Presented by Prof. Islam & PA Thomas Lewry
Warranty vs. Indemnity
What should my company be aware of when launching a new website?
Demonstratives in Post-Grant Proceedings
Video: Claim Contruction in Post-Grant Proceedings
Why Choose the Dual Track Process?
Claim Amendments in Post-Grant Proceedings
Due Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Transactions
International Patent Laws – Interview with Julian Crump, Managing Member, Mintz Levin's London, UK Office
Court Stay Factors in Concurrent Post-Grant Proceedings
Navigating the Dual Track M&A/IPO– Part One
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram…the list of social media tools for the promotion of your fashion brand is ever increasing. While social media is an effective and immediate way to reach your customers, there are some...more
FTC Settles With Mobile Crammers -
In the Federal Trade Commission’s first lawsuit over mobile cramming, Wise Media and two individual defendants agreed to a permanent ban on placing unauthorized charges on telephone...more
This has been an eventful few weeks for the O’Bannon v. Electronic Arts, Inc., et al., No. 4:09-cv-01967 (N.D. Cal.) case in the Northern District of California; an over four-year-old showdown between the NCAA and current and...more
Owners of elite American Quarter Horses may soon be ponying up to create clones of their champions.
On July 31, 2013 a North Texas District Court jury decided that the American Quarter Horse Association’s (“AQHA”) rule...more
A universally accepted objective of brand marketing is to become aligned with a well-respected, credible and complementary brand with sufficient notoriety to positively influence consumer spending. In recent times,...more
In This Issue:
- Short Attention Span
- When the stars align: Negotiating celebrity endorsement deals
- It’s not easy saying you’re green
- Excerpt from Short Attention Span:
LIKE IT? TWEET IT?...more
So you’ve decided your brand could use a little shine, and you’re considering hitching your brand to a star. You are presumably a fan of the celebrity, and with a little luck, it’s mutual. Whether this is a short-term “hook...more
I think the award for most creative market definition (at least for 2013) has to go to the plaintiff in Between the Lines Productions, LLC v. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Case No. 13-cv-3584 (S.D.N.Y. May 30, 2013). There,...more
In This Issue:
California’s “Best Practices” for Mobile Apps Draw Criticism from Ad Groups; FTC Settles First FCRA Suit Involving Mobile Apps; Sony Settles Suit with Actor from PlayStation Ads; Court: Twitter Terms Not a...more
Have you ever been away from home when your favorite baseball or hockey team is playing an important game? Ever wished you could watch that game, and just that game, live while you are on the road? If plaintiffs in Laumann v....more
In this issue:
- Fashionistas Rejoice! Second Circuit Orders Win/Win For Loubotin and Yves St. Laurent
- Plant Patents — What is an uncultivated state?
- Protecting the Look & Feel of Artworks, Maybe
Counterclaims of ICM Registry, LLC, d/b/a .XXX v. Manwin Licensing International S.A.R.L., et al. filed by Cross-Complainant in case number CV 11-9514 PSG (JCGx) of the USDC for the CD of CA on September 28, 2012. ...more
On August 14, 2012, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) released Broadcasting Decision 2012-442, in which it rejected the argument advanced by Stingray Digital Group that the CBC, in...more
Proceedings: (In Chambers) Order GRANTING in Part and DENYING in Part the
Motions to Dismiss - The Honorable Philip S. Gutierrez, United States District Judge.
Since this Court's Order was issued back in August of...more
In This Issue:
Uniform Ads a Slam Dunk for NBA Teams; FTC Asked to Investigate Gatorade “Flu Game” Ad How Did Kirstie Alley Lose 100lbs? False Ad Suit Claims It Wasn’t Diet Drug; California, Feds Up the Pressure on...more
In This Issue:
Washington v. National Football League, USDC Minnesota, June 13, 2012
*District court grants NFL’s motion to dismiss class action filed by former football players alleging that, by not allowing the...more
SiriusXM announced that is has filed a legal action, including antitrust claims, against SoundExchange and A2IM (the American Association of Independent Music - the association of independent record labels), charging,...more
On December 23, 2011, the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel (the “OLC”) released an opinion that the Wire Wager Act (18 U.S.C. § 1084) applies only to interstate transmissions of wire communications that relate...more
An overview of the conflicts between Competition Act, 2002 and various Intellectual Property legislation and business / industry sector regulations....more
Table of Contents:
•Global-Tech Appliances, Inc., et al. v. SEB S.A.
•Brantley v. NBC Universal
Global-Tech Appliances, Inc., et al. v. SEB S.A., US Supreme Court, May 31, 2011
•In a patent infringement case, the...more
Table of Contents
• In Re NCAA Student-Athlete Name & Likeness Litigation
• Arista Records LLC v. Lime Group LLC
In Re NCAA Student-Athlete Name & Likeness Litigation, USDC N.D. California, May 2, 2011
As broadcasters pursue their digital future, new legal issues arise to greet their entry into the on-line world and to add to the challenges posed by the new media. Over the last few years, we’ve have written extensively...more
In this issue: Manatt to Participate in the ACCA-SoCal Inaugural Entertainment & Sports Law MCLE Seminar; Manatt Attorneys to Provide Insight on False Advertising Litigation Strategies at ACI Conference; Privacy Developments:...more
SEATTLE--University of Washington School of Law today published the Winter 2011 issue of the new Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts, the nation’s first student-run electronic law journal focusing on technology,...more
The latest copyright infringement decision has emerged against LimeWire, the immensely popular file-sharing client. Judge Kimba Wood of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York found LimeWire was liable...more
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