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Descriptive Trademark Registered On US Supplemental Register Insufficient To Satisfy UDRP's First Element
Efling LLC, which asserted trademark rights in ONLINE VITALS, sought transfer of ‘' under UDRP
9 Sep 2019
New USPTO Rule: Applicants And Registrants To Provide Email Address
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Offices's (USPTO) new all-electronic processing initiative has imposed a new requirement on all applicants and registrants
United States
3 Sep 2019
When A Domain Name Is Dropped, You Need The Best Catcher In Your Team
In a recent decision under the ‘.au' Dispute Resolution Policy (auDRP) before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a three-member panel has denied the transfer of a domain name
23 Aug 2019
No UDRP Remedy For Failure To Renew
Partner David Taylor and senior associate Aissatou Sylla has authored an article titled: "No UDRP remedy for failure to renew", published in World Trademark Review
8 Aug 2019
It's Official: Foreign Trademark Applicants Will Need A U.S. Attorney
On July 2, the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") published a final rule in the Federal Register requiring all non-U.S. individuals and businesses seeking a trademark registration
United States
24 Jul 2019
2-Year Time-Bar Revised To 3 Years Under CNDRP
Previously, under the CNNIC ccTLD Dispute Resolution Policy (CNDRP) which governs the .CN domain in China, no complaints under CNDRP could be filed against a .CN domain which had been registered for more than 2 years.
18 Jul 2019
Supreme Court Strikes Down Bar To Registration Of "Immoral" Or "Scandalous" Trademarks
Today the US Supreme Court announced its opinion in Iancu v. Brunetti, holding that the Lanham Act's provisions barring the registration of "scandalous" or "immoral" trademarks are unconstitutional under the First Amendment.
United States
10 Jul 2019
French Legal And Regulatory Update - May 2019
The Paris office of Hogan Lovells is pleased to provide this English language edition of our monthly e-newsletter, which offers a legal and regulatory update covering
European Union
10 Jul 2019
The A-CBDs Of Registering Hemp-Related Trademarks: New Guidance From The USPTO
Brand owners seeking to register cannabis-related trademarks take note: the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued guidance regarding the effects of the 2018 Farm Bill
United States
20 Jun 2019
Post-INTA Roundup: China's Evolving IP Landscape
During this year's 2019 INTA Annual Meeting, our Greater China IP team discussed the following key issues around China's evolving IP landscape.
19 Jun 2019
Mission Product: Trademarks? Yes. Mootness? No
In Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, 587 U.S. ___ (2019), the Supreme Court held that a debtor's rejection of a trademark license does not eliminate the licensee's
United States
19 Jun 2019
Bankrupt Brands Can't Revoke Trademark Licenses, Says SCOTUS
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that bankrupt trademark licensors cannot use federal bankruptcy law to rescind the rights of their trademark licensees to continue use
United States
17 Jun 2019
USPTO Reiterates Commitment To Detect And Prevent Fraudulent Foreign Trademark Applications
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently reiterated its commitment to stemming the tide of inaccurate and fraudulent trademark applications originating primarily from China.
United States
3 Jun 2019
The Legal Implications Of Brand Blanding
In the trademark world, 2018 was notable for the number of well-known brands that chose to shorten and "universalize" their names,
United States
27 May 2019
Lightning Fast IP Reform In China: Trademark Law And Anti-Unfair Competition Law Amended
On 23 April 2019, both China's Trademark Law (TML) and its Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL) were amended.
21 May 2019
3D-Printing And IP Rights
But what is 3D-printing? Simply put, it is a machine that builds an object out of base materials by successively stacking thin layers of the materials in accordance
21 May 2019
N.D. California Straightens Out Competitor's Use Of Infringing Hashtags: #Newdevelopments In Using Trademarks As Hashtags
The Northern District of California recently released an order that sheds new light on how courts grapple with the constantly-increasing use of trademarks as hashtags.
United States
2 May 2019
The Curse Of Shoeless Joe Continues: TTAB Finds White Sox Fan Lacked Bona Fide Intent-To-Use
For any baseball fans already preparing to capitalize when their favorite team wins their next World Series game, you may strike out before getting up to bat at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
United States
30 Apr 2019
INSIGHT: Harness Your IP To Capitalize On Uncertain Economic Times
Some of the best-known brands have their roots in uncertain economies, and research shows that when times are tough, brand premiums resonate more than ever.
United States
3 Apr 2019
Top Takeaways From TTB's Proposed Labeling Modernization: What Alcoholic Beverage Companies Need To Know
If you make a living producing and selling alcohol beverages, congratulations! You are beloved by many. As someone who manufacturers spirits, wine, beer, or other alcohol beverages ...
United States
8 Mar 2019
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