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UNDER THE 2EA: TTAB HOLDS LITTLE MERMAID MERELY DESCRIPTIVE FOR DOLLS

In a precedential decision in In re United Trademark Holdings, Inc, Serial 86836082 (June 13 2017), the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has held that LITTLE MERMAID used in connection with “dolls” in Class 28 is merely descriptive under...

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LADAS TO HOST AIPLA ROUNDTABLE & BREAKFAST FEATURING LEADERSHIP OF THE USPTO ON 9/11/2017

Ladas & Parry is pleased to host on behalf of the American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association (AIPLA) a roundtable discussion & breakfast with Mary Boney Denison, Commissioner of Trademarks, and other leadership of the United States...

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THAILAND HAS JOINED THE MADRID PROTOCOL, EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 7, 2017

On August 7, 2017, Thailand acceded to the Madrid Protocol. The change will take effect on November 7, 2017, allowing: • holders of existing International Registrations based on applications or registrations for trademarks outside of Thailand to...

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ARTICLE BY LANNING BRYER REPUBLISHED ON THOMPSON REUTERS PRACTICAL LAW WEBSITE

An article by Lanning Bryer entitled, “IP in business transactions: United States Overview” was re-published in July on the Thompson Reuters Practical Law website in their IP global guide on U.S. Business...

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THROUGH AN UNDERUTILIZED PILOT PROGRAM, LADAS ASSISTED TIME INC IN UPDATING ITS LONGSTANDING US TRADEMARK REGISTRATIONS DUE TO TECHNOLOGICAL EVOLUTION

Ladas attorney Matthew Asbell assisted Time Inc. in successfully updating two longstanding U.S. trademark registrations up for renewal, where the goods and services changed as a result of evolved...

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ARTICLE: “UNDER THE 2AE: TTAB HOLDS LITTLE MERMAID MERELY DESCRIPTIVE FOR DOLLS” NOW AVAILABLE IN OUR EDUCATION CENTER

An article by Matthew Asbell and Danielle Weitzman entitled, “Under the 2ea: TTAB holds LITTLE MERMAID merely descriptive for dolls,” that first appeared in the World Trademark Review (WTR) is now available in our Education...

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