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By Alexandra MacKay
In the spirit of Halloween, this post will be about the ghostly subject of phantom marks.
By Mari-Elise Paul
In April 2016, Gronk Nation LLC filed two applications for registration of himself in silhouette form spiking a football.
By John Scruton
On August 28, I posted about a case involving the question whether "google" is a generic term for providing a search engine. Now the good folks at Velcro Companies are fighting the same battle, but they're trying to attack the problem without litigation about whether the name of their product is generic – or possibly to provide ammunition in the event of litigation.
By Alexandra MacKay
In a case of first impression, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (the "TTAB") decided that a licensee...
By Rachel Dix Bishop, Shannon Antle Hamilton
According to the EEOC, the White House Office of Management and Budget has delayed the effective date of the revised Form EEO-1 and initiated a review to determine the appropriateness...
By Jennifer Kovalcik
Cheerios® may have a trademark registration for the slogan The One and Only®, but the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board shot down its attempt to register the color yellow for its box, finding that it was not the one and only cereal with a yellow box.
By Marc S. Murphy
"A new era of justice begins, and it begins right now."
By Michael Goode
With rising real estate prices many people find themselves facing the prospect of high capital gains taxes when selling property.
By Shannon Antle Hamilton, Nina Maja Bergmar, Rachel Dix Bishop
The USCIS has issued a new version of the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9 that employers must begin using no later than September 18, 2017.
By Shannon Antle Hamilton, Rachel Dix Bishop
On Thursday, August 31, 2017, a federal judge struck down the Obama administration's controversial rule that would have expanded overtime eligibility to more than 4 million U.S. workers.
By Daniel Douglass
These laws can provide important benefits to contractors and subcontractors, but are often subordinate to contract terms and therefore less helpful than they might appear.
By Elizabeth Thompson
The Federal Reserve reports that delinquency rates on agricultural loans are up from .78% in the 3rd Q 2015 to 1.53% in 2nd Q 2017.
By John Scruton
You know you've been successful when the name of your product is so prominent that the public uses it to refer to that whole class of product.
By Jennifer Kovalcik
Today, we have a public service announcement in hopes you don't fall victim to this ever-growing problem.
By Richard Vance
The Kentucky Supreme Court offered a new interpretation of Kentucky's usury statute, KRS 360.010, in a collection case involving a credit-card receivable.
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