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Blog posts in category Intellectual Property Law

Posted on 01/11/2019 at 12:42 PM by John Lande

SEC: No Really, ICOs Are Securities

A common trope is that technology is evolving too fast for the law to keep up. Companies like Uber, Tesla, and Coinbase...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by The Newsroom

Customs and Border Patrol - Another Arrow in Your Quiver for IP Protection

Today, international piracy and counterfeiting pose a real threat to a company's intellectual property (IP) assets....

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by The Newsroom

I have a registered trademark (or service mark) - Now what?

Once your mark registers with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), there are ongoing requirements to k...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:24 AM by The Newsroom

The universal peace symbol - unregistrable as a trademark

In a recent decision by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), Craigslist, Inc. was unsuccessful in securing feder...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by The Newsroom

Marketing On-Line to Children Just Got Stricter

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) sets out rules and regulations as to what information c...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by The Newsroom

Curbing patent trolls

Curbing litigation brought by patent trolls has been a hot topic. Patent trolls or Non-Practicing Entities (NP...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by The Newsroom

Cybersecurity Executive Order Signed By President

President Obama signed the long awaited Cybersecurity Executive Order on February 12, 2013 - Improving Critical Infrastr...

Posted on 03/07/2016 at 07:23 AM by The Newsroom

Eighth Circuit upholds refund of severance pay

Hallmark Cards, Inc. prevailed in a $735,000 action brought against a former employee for breaching a confidentiality an...
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