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USPTO PILOT PROGRAM FACILITATES THIRD PARTY NOTIFICATION OF TM SPECIMENS WHICH APPEAR TO BE FABRICATED

The USPTO has launched a new pilot program as a means for third parties to lodge informal protests about applications with specimens that appear to be improper. This pilot program is the latest in a series of steps taken by the USPTO to ensure the...

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January 2018 Commission Guidance on the General Data Protection Regulation

On January 24, 2018 the European Commission issued a communication (Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council (COM (2018) 43 final (EN))) describing the status of the completed and ongoing work in preparation for...

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Maintenance and Renewal of U.S. Trademark Registrations

U.S. trademark registrations automatically lapse if they are not maintained or renewed at the appropriate times.  The registrant must, at a minimum, submit an affidavit of use (or excusable non-use) of the mark in U.S. Commerce with acceptable...

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Author: Ralph H. Cathcart | Co-Author: Jennifer Kwon | Practices: | Tags: , ,

DIVERSITY IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Ladas & Parry LLP is pleased to honor both Black History Month and the upcoming Women’s History Month, to highlight pioneers in the field of Intellectual Property. We value and are enriched by diversity in all of its forms and salute those who...

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CLEVELAND INDIANS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF CHIEF WAHOO ON PLAYER UNIFORMS; LIMITED USE OF THE LOGO TO CONTINUE IN ORDER TO PRESERVE FEDERAL TRADEMARK RIGHTS

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