McAfee & Taft tIP Sheet - August 2012

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In This Issue:

1 Political animals; 3 House bill takes aim against patent trolls, frivolous lawsuits; and, 4 Unlicensed products: A not-so-golden opportunity.

Excerpt from Political animals:

NOBAMA. MAGIC ROMNEY UNDERWEAR. OCCUPY. OBAMA BIN LADEN.

It’s an election year, so it’s no surprise that slogans and sound bites are on the uptick. Both political campaigns and those hoping to cash in on a clever turn of phrase are getting into the act, filing trademark applications for slogans, candidate names and recognizable campaign symbols. In the spirit of full disclosure, here are a few facts about political trademarks..

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Published In: Communications & Media Updates, Elections & Politics Updates, Intellectual Property Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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