Mondaq USA: Intellectual Property > Trademark
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) recently held that the actual use of a trademark does not affect the extent to which an owner of an EUTM registration can enforce its rights...
Reed Smith
Earlier this week, a unanimous but fractured Supreme Court ruled that a controversial provision in the Lanham Act prohibiting the registration of trademarks that disparage ...
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
In a greatly-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court ruled today that the U.S. government cannot refuse federal registration of an offensive trademark, holding that such a restriction violates the First Amendment.
Miles & Stockbridge
Michelle K. Lee, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for more than two years, submitted a letter of resignation on the afternoon of Tuesday, June 6, 2017.
Womble Carlyle
The high court held that the federal government cannot deny a trademark registration because some people might find the trademark offensive.
Mayer Brown
Today, the Supreme Court issued two decisions, described below, of interest to the business community.
Jones Day
The United States Supreme Court held that Section 2(a) of the Trademark Act, prohibiting registration of "disparaging" trademarks, is unconstitutional.
BakerHostetler
On May 16, 2017, internet search engine and content provider Google Inc. was handed a win by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Elliot v. Google Inc. The court ruled that...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In an age when a majority of information is shared electronically via the internet, it is increasingly important for curators of online content to be aware of the liabilities potentially incurred when...
Day Pitney LLP
On June 8 and June 9, Jeremy Blackowicz co-moderated the two-day American Intellectual Property Law Association Trademark Bootcamp...
BakerHostetler
"Phantom marks" are trademarks that contain a variable element, such as the mark T.MARKEY TRADEMARK EXHIBITION 2***, in which the asterisks represent elements that change to indicate different years.
Pryor Cashman LLP
On October 19, 2017, Partner Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme will be a featured speaker at AIPLA's Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In the past couple of years, ICANN, the international organization responsible for the management and oversight of the Internet, has approved the release of hundreds of new Top Level Domains (TLDs)
Pryor Cashman LLP
On July 19, 2017, Partners Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme and Robert deBrauwere will speak at NYIPLA's "Hot Topics in IP Law" conference.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Nieves & Nieves LLC sought to register the word mark ROYAL KATE for a number of fashion products, including cosmetics, jewelry, handbags, bedding, and clothing.
Ruchelman PLLC
In finding for the taxpayer in a recent transfer pricing decision, the U.S. Tax Court followed its own determination in Veritas in valuing a buy-in payment made as compensation...
Rivkin Radler LLP
Like The Dude from The Big Lebowski, the "Hotel California," located on the Baja Peninsula in Mexico, is likely no longer a fan of The Eagles.
Reed Smith
Running-event company The Color Run, LLC filed suit last week against rival company My School Color Run, LLC for willful trademark infringement, unfair competition, and false designation of origin.
Ruchelman PLLC
Change driven by development of intellectual property ("I.P.") is now a constant. Whether the I.P. user is a tax adviser accessing a digital library, an auto mechanic interfacing with an engine...
McDermott Will & Emery
An international panel of McDermott's US and European lawyers compare and contrast recent developments in trademark, copyright and design law, including developments in disparagement law...
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Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
The concept of "fake news" has garnered substantial attention in recent years, evolving from its satirical literary origins into a passionately criticized Internet phenomenon.
Mayer Brown
Today, the Supreme Court issued two decisions, described below, of interest to the business community.
Ruchelman PLLC
Change driven by development of intellectual property ("I.P.") is now a constant. Whether the I.P. user is a tax adviser accessing a digital library, an auto mechanic interfacing with an engine...
Reed Smith
An attorney for a cosmetics company engaged in an ongoing legal battle with the Kardashian sisters argued earlier this month that the sisters have "unclean hands" and there should not be a preliminary injunction against the sale of the makeup.
Foley Hoag LLP
Those of you attending the annual International Trademark Association conference in Barcelona may be drinking a glass of Cava right now and wondering: what makes sparkling wine different...
Ruchelman PLLC
In finding for the taxpayer in a recent transfer pricing decision, the U.S. Tax Court followed its own determination in Veritas in valuing a buy-in payment made as compensation...
Carlton Fields
In State of Michigan v M22 LLC, 1:16-CV-1084 (WD MI April 21 2017), Michigan retail company M22 LLC registered the road signs of a well-known Michigan highway, M-22, for use on apparel for sale.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Nieves & Nieves LLC sought to register the word mark ROYAL KATE for a number of fashion products, including cosmetics, jewelry, handbags, bedding, and clothing.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In the past couple of years, ICANN, the international organization responsible for the management and oversight of the Internet, has approved the release of hundreds of new Top Level Domains (TLDs)
Stites & Harbison PLLC
It's an old story: the company has associated itself with a particular celebrity in advertisements and other promotions, and now things have gone off the rails for that celebrity.
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