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Canada’s new Combating Counterfeit Products Act officially took effect on January 1, 2015. As part of the ongoing overhaul of Canada’s much neglected intellectual property regime, this new tool for content and brand...more
Heading into this year’s Super Bowl party season, there are two things every lawyer should be concerned about. First, why can’t your team get it together? Second, what do you do if you are asked to explain to your friends and...more
Social drinkers. The founder of the Lagunitas Brewing Company decided to drop a lawsuit that he’d filed against Sierra Nevada for trademark infringement after beer drinkers expressed their disapproval of the suit on Twitter. ...more
In This Presentation:
• What is a trademark?
• How do you protect a trademark?
• How do you avoid infringing trademarks of others?
• What is a copyright?
• How do you...more
Beginning in 2012, a distinguished group of bankruptcy attorneys, academics and judges known as the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11 (the Commission) held periodic meetings...more
New York State and its four U.S. district courts – the Northern District (N.D.N.Y.), Southern District (S.D.N.Y.), Eastern District (E.D.N.Y.), and Western District (W.D.N.Y.) – have been well-known venues for IP cases. How...more
2015 promises to be a challenging year for intellectual property law. Here is Brooks Kushman’s list of significant IP and technology law trends that clients should be prepared for in 2015....more
We’ve spilled a lot of digital ink here over the past several years discussing the protection of non-traditional trademarks. We’ve also written about the importance of layering various intellectual property rights (trademark,...more
In This Presentation:
- Intellectual Property (IP) Basics
- IP Strategy
- IP Encountered by Health Care Providers
- Securing Ownership of IP Assets
Whether they are aware of it or not, health care providers create, purchase and use a variety of intellectual property daily in the course of operating their businesses, sometimes leading to issues involving patents,...more
Video games have come a long way since I was a kid. I grew up with a pixelated plumber jumping on on turtles with frozen facial expression. Sometimes it is hard to believe how far video games have developed, with games like...more
You can buy or sell breakfast or a toaster without a lawyer. Business law is based on common sense. Intellectual Property (“IP”) is different. Common sense does not always apply to IP. This is dangerous because IP can be a...more
When we last examined the intellectual property issues raised by a self-portrait taken by a talented female Indonesian crested black macaque—popularly known as the “Monkey Selfie”—we concluded that there was unlikely to be...more
On this especially cold day in the Northeast, my thoughts are on the coming winter. And winter reminds me of the cold, and of feeling frozen. And the word frozen reminds me of Disney’s Frozen, the highest-grossing animated...more
A SURVEY OF PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT, AND TRADEMARK ISSUES -
Today, even Elvis has a Facebook page, Instagram2 and Google+ accounts, a Twitter handle, a Pinterest board, and a mobile app. The Internet and the mobile...more
Knowledge and intellectual property rights are both important elements of any outsourcing transaction but each is addressed in different ways. Many organizations involved in outsourcing over-value (and over-protect) IPR and...more
Florida Broker Denied Assist in Argentine Soccer Media Rights Deal -
2014 has been a decent year for soccer – ahem, fútbol – in Argentina. An Argentine club team (San Lorenzo) won the 2014 Copa Libertadores, South...more
It isn’t often that Forbes and Arcade Sushi are reporting on the same story. But some news is so big, so ground breaking, and so important that all media outlets cannot, in good moral consciousness, fail to comply with their...more
In This Presentation:
- Intellectual Property (IP):
•Refers to a category of exclusive rights created by statute, including:
Fabric design is a creative art form that has existed for thousands of years. Although the methods for creating such designs have evolved, the purpose and function of such designs has not changed as significantly. Fabric...more
Until recently, trade secrets have been mostly overlooked by federal lawmakers. While federal laws govern patents, trademarks, and copyrights, trade secret protection has been left primarily to the states, most of which have...more
To develop a successful long-term risk minimization strategy, your company must take time to create and protect valuable intellectual property assets. To be effective, this strategy will involve critically analyzing your...more
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY -
There are a variety of laws dealing with the protection of intellectual property in New Zealand. These laws permit the creation of legal rights to the exclusive use or ownership of copyright...more
Intellectual property can be some of the most valuable assets any business, including a health care provider (“Provider”) has. Adequately protecting this intellectual property can increase the value of the Provider’s business...more
What types of intellectual property claims can be brought before the International Trade Commission? -
The U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) investigates claims of unfair competition under Section 337 of the...more
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