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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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