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Brandmarking: Thoughts On The Creation, Protection, And Enforcement Of Brand Identity - October 2013 • Volume 2, Number 4

In This Issue: - IS THIS REALLY A JOB FOR THE TRADEMARK OFFICE? Legal proceedings involving mass murders and lurid sexual escapades get lots of media attention. Trademark cases? Not so much. That’s...more

Brandmarking: Thoughts On The Creation, Protection, And Enforcement Of Brand Identity - June 4, 2013 • Volume 2, Number 1

In This Issue: - DON’T FALL FOR THIS CHINESE DOMAIN NAME SCAM: Sooner or later (probably sooner – I’ve seen a flurry of these recently), someone in your organization is going to get an ominous-sounding email...more

DHS Orders Verification of Foreign Student Visas in Wake of Boston Marathon Bombing

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has tightened its screening of international students by ordering border agents to verify the visa validity of F-1 and M-1 foreign students entering the United States. The new...more

Massachusetts Mandates Prompt Investigation, Encourages Insurers to Offer Deadline Extensions to Bombing Victims

On Monday of this week, the Massachusetts’s Division of Insurance issued a bulletin mandating prompt investigation of business interruption, property damage and medical insurance claims by policyholders victimized by the...more

Risk Management in Social Media

Two stories playing out today have our attention for similar reasons. Both examples relate to the influence of social media, namely Twitter, as a function of risk management....more

United States of America v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Tsarnaev Criminal Complaint: Use of Weapon of Mass Destruction...

Criminal complaint filed on April 22, 2013, against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Charges include use of a weapon of mass destruction and malicious destruction of property resulting in death....more

Claims Associated with Event Cancellation Insurance Resulting from a Terrorist Act May Involve Complex Coverage Issues

The bombings that occurred during the Boston Marathon, resulting in loss of life and numerous injuries, have been designated a terrorist act. The consequences of the bombings, as well as the ongoing investigation and...more

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