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New Amendment To Chinese Trademark Law Seeks To Combat "Bad Faith" Filers
On April 23, 2019, the 10th Session of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress in China (NPC) amended the Chinese Trademark Law.
United States
12 Jul 2019
USPTO Allows Hemp-Related Trademarks On Or After December 20, 2018
Federal trademark registrations are now possible to obtain for some hemp-related trademarks.
United States
17 Jun 2019
Clearing Trademarks: Back To Basics With Practical Tips And Tricks
In this article, Amy provides strategies for avoiding potential pitfalls surrounding the use and registration of a trademark.
United States
29 May 2019
Licensees Can Use Trademarks Despite Licensor's Rejection Of License In Bankruptcy
The Court's ruling addresses a long-standing dispute over the trademark issue.
United States
27 May 2019
Likely To Be Dazed And Confused – An Update
Regular readers will recall that in March we blogged about cannabis-related trademarks. We now have an update:
United States
15 May 2019
Likely To Be Dazed And Confused: The Hazy Future Of Cannabis-Related Trademarks
It is well known that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) does not allow federal registration for cannabis-related trademarks (discussed by this blog here and here).
United States
18 Mar 2019
Jay Myers Publishes Paper For INTA
On October 15, 2018, Jay Myers published the article Harmonization of Trademark Law and Practice Committee Publishes Guideline on International Classification for the 73rd edition of the INTABulletin.
United States
17 Oct 2018
Tribal Immunity Cannot Be Asserted To Escape IPR Proceedings
Indian tribes ability to shield patents from review at the United States Patent and Trademark Office's ("USPTO") Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB") took another blow at the Federal Circuit.
United States
2 Aug 2018
How Not To Prove A Mark Is Generic. Use Of GOOGLE As A Verb Does Not Constitute Genericide
Using a trademark as a verb cannot alone render a trademark generic.
United States
30 May 2017
Webinar Recap! Simple Measures For Protecting Intellectual Property And Trade Secrets
Every day, companies unknowingly give up intellectual property and trade secrets which they could have otherwise protected with simple processes.
United States
2 May 2017
Unharvested Opportunities For The Marijuana Industry – Exploiting Non-Traditional Forms Of Intellectual Property
Strong intellectual property is the cornerstone of most start-up companies, and in most cases it is the key asset utilized by companies in securing financing and investment.
United States
10 Feb 2017
Bad Juju: No Federal Trademark Protection For Marks Covering Marijuana Vaporizers
In its attempt to register its marks, Applicant argued that the items identified in its goods and services listings are sold in legal commerce because they are sold in states where cannabis is legal.
United States
25 Nov 2016
Marijuana Trademark Registration Strategies – July 2016 Update
Earlier this month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) issued a decision that presents relevant considerations for those in the fast-growing marijuana industry.
United States
2 Aug 2016
How Does Brexit Affect Your European And UK Intellectual Property?
Now that the UK has voted to exit the European Union, you may be asking – "how does this affect our intellectual property rights in Europe and the UK." The short answer – it has no immediate affect at all.
European Union
1 Jul 2016
Dueling Dumpling Trade Secret Dispute Heads To District Court
For Dumpling Daughter and its newly opened rival Dumpling Girl, things are heating up in the kitchen and the courtroom, as reported by the Boston Globe...
United States
21 Oct 2015
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