Ladas & Parry LLP

1040 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10018-3738, United States
Contact: Matthew Asbell, Partner
Phone: 212.708.1800
Fax: 212.246.8959
Areas of Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Illinois
  • New York
  • Virginia
Other Countries
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

It’s 2018: The Impact Of IP Decisions From 2017

2017 saw a bumper crop of Supreme Court decisions on intellectual property matters around the world including eight by the United States Supreme Court, two by the Canadian Supreme Court, and two by the United Kingdom Supreme…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

It’s Back: U.S. Fed. Circ. Overturns Fair-Use Verdict And Revives Oracle’s Suit Against Google

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a unanimous 2016 jury verdict that held that Google’s use of Oracle’s Java programming language in the development of its highly-successful…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Transparency Reports

The number of companies and organizations issuing transparency reports is increasing. In general, there are no official standards governing what these reports contain but companies’ reports often incorporate information on…more
 /  Education

UK Supreme Court Decision In Actavis V. Eli Lilly – Doctrine Of Equivalents Recognized

In its decision of July 12, 2017 in Actavis v. Eli Lilly, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom for the first time formally adopted the concept of a doctrine of equivalents when considering what constituted an infringement…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Data Protection Impact Assessment

Article 35 of the GDPR provides for Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA). According to Article 35(1) a DPIA is required when “the processing [of data] is likely to result in a high risk to the rights and freedoms of natural…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

USPTO Pilot Program Facilitates Third Party Notification Of TM Specimens Which Appear To Be Fabricated

The USPTO has launched a new pilot program as a means for third parties to lodge informal protests about applications with specimens that appear to be improper. This pilot program is the latest in a series of steps taken by the…more
 /  Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

USPTO Launches Pilot Program Facilitating Third Party Notification About Digitally Altered Tm Specimens

The USPTO has launched a pilot program to make it easier for third parties to report trademark use specimens that appear to have been digitally altered, whether they do so before or during the opposition period…more
 /  Intellectual Property

January 2018 Commission Guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation was Issued to The European Parliament & Council

On January 24, 2018 the European Commission issued a communication (Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council (COM (2018) 43 final (EN))) describing the status of the completed and ongoing work…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Maintenance and Renewal of U.S. Trademark Registrations

U.S. trademark registrations automatically lapse if they are not maintained or renewed at the appropriate times.  The registrant must, at a minimum, submit an affidavit of use (or excusable non-use) of the mark in U.S. Commerce…more
 /  Intellectual Property

What qualifies as acceptable Use in U.S. Commerce?

The mark must be used “in Commerce” and in good faith in the ordinary course of trade. While the USPTO will generally not conduct an inquiry, the applicant must claim use that qualifies as “Use in U.S. Commerce”. What qualifies…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property

Cleveland Indians To Discontinue Use Of Chief Wahoo On Player Uniforms; Limited Use Of The Logo To Continue In Order To Preserve Federal Trademark Rights

Although the Supreme Court recently ruled that disparaging trademarks are protected by the First Amendment freedom of speech in Matal v. Tam, the Cleveland Indians have announced that they will cease use of their “Chief Wahoo”…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property

Washington Redskins’ Us Trademark Registrations Reinstated By The Fourth Circuit

On January 18, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reinstated the Washington Redskins’ federal trademark registrations originally cancelled by the Trademark Trials and Appeals Board (“TTAB”) in 2014 in light…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Intellectual Property

Allegations of Use in U.S. Trademark Applications Based on Intent to Use

“Intent to use” (“ITU”) trademark applications must be successfully amended to allege use in U.S. Commerce before proceeding to registration. The applicant has six months from the issuance of a Notice of Allowance (“NOA”) or any…more
 /  Intellectual Property

Data Privacy Laws: What Can Be Protected?

Data privacy laws throughout the world are directed to protecting information that can be used to identify an individual. How this information is defined varies based on the jurisdiction and different laws but terms commonly…more
 /  Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): An Introduction

The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2016/679) will take effect on May 25, 2018. This regulation provides general guidance on what is needed for compliance, however many policies and procedures are…more
 /  Communications & Media Law, Privacy, International Law & Trade, Science, Computers, & Technology
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