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LADAS ATTORNEYS PARTICIPATED IN A VOLUNTEER LAWYERS FOR THE ARTS (VLA) PRO-BONO CLINIC ON 12/16/2019

Matthew Asbell and Jose Landivar volunteered their intellectual property legal skills at a pro-bono clinic held by the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA) on behalf of the Freelancers Union at the Made in NY Media Center in Brooklyn, NY. Matthew...

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INTA’S LADAS MEMORIAL AWARD WRITING COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN. PAPERS ARE DUE ON 1/17/2020

Ladas & Parry LLP is once again pleased to sponsor the INTA 2020 Ladas Memorial Award Competition in honor of the exceptional contributions to international IP law made by esteemed practitioner and 2013 IP Hall of Fame inductee, Stephen P....

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LADAS ATTORNEYS ATTENDED THE 2019 INTA LEADERSHIP MEETING IN AUSTIN, TX

Dennis Prahl, Lanning Bryer and Scott Lebson attended the 2019 INTA Leadership Meeting in Austin, Texas from November 19th – November...

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THE ARTICLE, “WHAT QUALIFIES AS ACCEPTABLE USE IN U.S. COMMERCE?” HAS BEEN UPDATED IN VIEW OF RECENT CHANGES IN THE U.S. TRADEMARK PRACTICE

The article, “What Qualifies as Acceptable Use in U.S. Commerce?” was updated in view of recent changes in U.S. trademark practice. These include changes to requirements when the use specimen is a tag or label and when it is a webpage....

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ROUGHING THE APPLICANT: USPTO REFUSES TOM BRADY’S TOM TERRIFIC TRADEMARK APPLICATIONS

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has refused registration of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s applications for TOM TERRIFIC in Classes 16 and 25. BACKGROUND Brady’s company, TEB Capital Management, filed the TOM TERRIFIC...

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CHINA PUBLISHES NEW REGULATIONS TO CLARIFY PARTS OF THE NEW TRADEMARK LAWS WHICH GO INTO EFFECT ON DECEMBER 1ST

On October 16, 2019, the China State Administration for Market Regulation released new interim regulations in relation to normalizing trademark application behaviors, which in part define and address the “malicious trademark that is not intended...

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