Navigating the Dual Track M&A/IPO– Part One
gTLD Update for September 2013
Trademark Series: Use-based trademark protection
Trademark Series: Building a global brand
The Perfect Patent Office Litigator
The Ska / DuClaw Trademark Dispute Over EUPHORIA, Trademark Lessons for the Craft Brewer
gTLD Update for February 2013
Registering Trademarks & Copyrights with U.S. Customs
The case Medos Services Corporation v. Ridout and Maybee LLP 2013 FC 1006 is an example of what happens when the owner of a registered trademark ignores a Section 45 notice....more
The New gTLDs Are Almost Here. Will You Be Ready?
The first new generic Top-Level Domains (“gTLDs”) are expected to launch any day now — triggering what many predict will be the most significant transformation of the...more
Just over a year ago, I posted this piece on California’s World War II era Subversive Organization Registration Law. A few months later, the Assembly Committee on Judiciary suddenly introduced a bill, AB 1405, to repeal the...more
1. What is a copyright?
Copyright protection exists in any original “expression” of an idea that is fixed in any physical medium, such as paper, digital media, or film. Copyrights cover such diverse things as art,...more
After a condominium is registered, it is a complicated and costly process to register a construction lien for work done on the condominium project. However, the Construction Lien Act now requires that developers and builders...more
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