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IT’S 2018: THE IMPACT OF IP DECISIONS FROM 2017

2017 saw a bumper crop of Supreme Court decisions on intellectual property matters around the world including eight by the United States Supreme Court, two by the Canadian Supreme Court, and two by the United Kingdom Supreme Court. U.S. Supreme...

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Author: Matthew D. Asbell | Co-Author: John Heinbockel | Practices: , , | Tags: , , , , ,

GENERIC TOP LEVEL DOMAINS MAY NOT BE GENERIC

In a ruling that could have implications for applicants seeking trademark registration for domain names comprised primarily of descriptive or generic wording, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has overturned a finding by the...

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THE DESIGNER FORMERLY KNOWN AS…INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES ARISING FROM PERSONAL NAMES AS FASHION BRANDS

Kate Spade, Paul Frank, Joseph Abboud, Catherine Malandrino, and Karen Millen—aside from being well-known designers, all have something else in common; they no longer own the right to use their personal names as their brands. In the fashion...

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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RESOLUTIONS FOR THE C-SUITE

Innovative solutions are the foundation of almost every successful company. Tied to almost everything your company creates, every item it produces and sells, every service it provides and every way in which it is marketed, are potential intellectual...

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INDIA’S NEW NATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS POLICY

On May 12, 2016 India published its National Intellectual Property Rights Policy (National IPR Policy) to raise awareness about the importance of IPR’s as a tool for financial and economic advancement. The mission of the National IPR Policy is to...

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Authors: Dennis S. Prahl, Matthew D. Asbell | Co-Author: Dongfang “Maggie” Wang(王东芳) | Practices: , | Tags: , ,

新形势下的域名管理策略

无论是在企业内部还是外部事务所,传统意义上的知识产权管理通常是指对商标、版权和专利的管理。然而,域名作为知识产权管理的一部分已经越来越受到企业的重视。如果企业的商标和...

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