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Clark Ervin on National Security’s Business Impacts
This Memorial Day weekend, we would like to stop and honor the sacrifice that American servicemen and women have made, and take a brief look at an early case involving the military and trade secrets....more
On October 16, 2012 the President of the Russian Federation signed a federal law establishing the Advanced Research Foundation (“ARF”) , a specialized legal entity that will be responsible for research and development in the...more
In This Issue:
- S&P’S Ordeal Is There Life After Eric Holder?
- The PR problem the Pentagon & VA Share
- Change.Org A powerful adversary for brands
- Blogs worth following
- Levick in the news
Lately it seems like every aspect of advertising and marketing targeting the military is ripe for generating positive public relations in the name of consumer protection. In a new and aggressive move, in December, the...more
The case of Dred Scoot v. Sanford (60 U.S. 393, 1856) was meant to be a federal question case. However, it became a diversity of citizenship case when Dred Scott's citizenship was challenged. The Supreme Court...more
The U.S. Navy seems to have cleared all necessary hurdles to register the camouflage pattern to the right as a trademark for use in connection with uniforms and fabrics. Among the many hurdles that the Navy cleared, one is a...more
A recent TTAB case addresses the issue of functionality and protection of design. In the case In re Navy Exchange Service Command, (“NEXCOM”), the TTAB issued a non-precedential decision on September 29, 2012 in which it...more
California based IronKey is being slapped with two lawsuits in federal court. One is for patent infringement, the other copyright infringement.
Most companies that do business in the technology area are global in reach,...more