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Over the past year, both the legislative and executive branches of the federal government have expressed increasing support for legislation and other measures targeting patent litigation abuse by non-practicing entities...more
Right holders are faced with an ever increasing battle against fake goods. The European Union Anti-Piracy Regulation offers an effective first-line defense against fake goods....more
On December 3, 2013, former Congressman Don Bonker of APCO and I will be speaking in Vancouver, Canada at a breakfast conference held by the American Chamber of Commerce on “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Demystified: A...more
There have been some major developments in the trade, solar cells, Customs, 337/patents, antitrust and securities areas. On September 26th there were reports that the United States and China have been negotiating for the past...more
A company that has filed a series of cases alleging infringement of a patent has found itself named as a defendant sued under the federal Racketeering and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). The case, FindTheBest.com, Inc. v....more
There are few things more annoying than the feeling that you have been duped into paying for something that you neither need nor want. IP owners, and particularly trademark owners, are common targets for scammers seeking to...more
In a prior post, we explained how a general liability policy may cover antitrust, patent, trade secret and other business litigation claims, if there are allegations that insured made negative comments about the other party’s...more
We are pleased to present the 24th edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we highlight recent decisions addressing the statute of repose for securities fraud claims, the...more
On 24 January 2013, the Internal Market and Consumer Protection committee of the European Parliament endorsed a new Regulation 5129/2013/EC setting out customs procedures for goods suspected of infringing intellectual...more
Nondisclosure Agreements ("NDAs") are everywhere: a Silicon Valley Don Juan had an NDA ready for every date. However, NDAs are not created equal -- what is good for the discloser is not good for the recipient. The "Silicon...more
Plaintiff Océ North America, Inc. ("Océ") brought an action against a service market supplier for copyright infringement. Defendant MCS Services, Inc. ("MCS") filed a Kodak-style "aftermarket" monopolization counterclaim, in...more
A divided appeals court in Washington ruled in favor of the U.S. Treasury Department's refusal to renew a Cuban company's trademark for "Havana Club" rum. The decision is the latest development in a long and bitter dispute...more
The U.S. PTO has asked for commentary from the public about a hazily defined concept -- "trademark bullying."
But we know what they mean.
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Chamber of Commerce Sues Parody Site
*Agency Sues Over Brand Integration Idea
*Internet Airing Helps Settle Monster Lawsuit
*Iconix Settles COPPA Complaint for $250,000
*Ad Shop Goes After Fake...more
Plaintiffs (collectively “Rapaport”) submitted this brief in opposition to the motions of defendants-counterclaimants (collectively “IDEX”) to amend and supplement their counterclaims and to compel additional document...more
On December 22, 2008, GateHouse Media sued the New York Times, alleging that the "hyper-local" news aggregation pages on the New York Times-owned site Boston.com infringed its copyright and trademark rights. At the judge's...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Pending New York Right of Publicity Bill To Provide Protection for Deceased Celebrities
*French Court Fines eBay Over Fakes
*ISPs Will Block Child Pornography Sites
*FTC To Focus on Green Building and...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*FTC Announces Record Telemarketing Fraud Sweep
*Craigslist and eBay in Court Over Online Classified Ad Sites
*Study Finds Comcast and Cox Obstruct File-Sharing
*MySpace Wins $230 Million Award Against...more
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