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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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More Patent Offices in the US: Will This Encourage American Innovation?

Recently, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced that they would be opening field offices in Silicon Valley, Detroit, Denver and Dallas. This is the […]

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FEAR NOT All Ye Sporting a Unibrow

It’s increasingly evident that current and would-be professional athletes should be required to take a course in Trademark Law.  Two recent happenings in the sports […]

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The Black Keys Sue Over Copyright Infringement

Grammy award winning band, The Black Keys, filed copyright infringement lawsuits against Pizza Hut and Home Depot. The band is suing Home Depot and Pizza […]

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Gucci vs. Guess

After a three year legal battle, a verdict has been reached in the Gucci vs. Guess copyright case. Gucci has been awarded $4.7 million over […]

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Trademark Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program Expands

The United States Patent and Trademark Office are now accepting admittance to 15 additional schools for the Fall 2012 Trademark Law School Clinic Certification Pilot […]

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The “Original Jean Company” Sued

Levi Strauss & Co., the inventors of the blue jean, was sued because of its pocket design by a retail chain in North Dakota. The […]

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