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Five Things To Know About Canada’s Trademark Reform

On June 17, 2019, after almost five years since the proposed amendments were introduced, Canada’s remodeled trademark laws finally came into force. In deciding to […]

Brexit: What It Potentially Means For Trademark Rights Holders

As the United Kingdom decides whether to continue forward with its plans to exit the European Union, it’s important for trademark owners and applicants to […]

U.S.-Licensed Attorneys May Soon Be Required for Foreign Trademark Applicants and Registrants

In a Notice of Proposed Rulemakingissued on February 15, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) proposed a rule that would affect a […]

Last Chance To Re-Register DMCA Designated Agent

Internet Service Providers (“ISPs”) who wish to continue to qualify for the safe harbor provisions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) must act now […]

Trademark Classification Changes Coming to the USPTO

Effective January 1, 2018, the United States Patent and Trademark Office will adopt the classification changes listed in the most recent version of the Nice […]

Understanding and Using Trademark and Domain Name Registrations : Part 2

This is part two of a two part blog about the differences between trademarks and domain names, and the commercial importance of registering both.  Look for […]

Understanding and Using Trademark and Domain Name Registrations : Part 1

This is part one of a two part blog about the differences between trademarks and domain names, and the commercial importance of registering both.  Look […]

Color Trademark

Shoe designer, Christian Louboutin recently won their case in the federal appeals court that the signature contrasting red soles that appear on all of their […]