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Posted on 08/21/2013 at 05:32 PM by The Newsroom

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

Posted on 07/02/2013 at 03:50 PM by The Newsroom

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

Posted on 06/26/2013 at 12:20 PM by The Newsroom

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

Posted on 06/24/2013 at 08:42 AM by The Newsroom

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

Posted on 03/12/2013 at 08:19 AM by The Newsroom

Curbing litigation brought by “patent trolls” has been a hot topic. “Patent trolls” or Non-Practicing Entities (NPEs) ar...

Posted on 02/14/2013 at 09:59 AM by The Newsroom

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

Posted on 01/29/2013 at 11:35 AM by The Newsroom

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

Posted on 12/17/2012 at 09:53 AM by The Newsroom

With the vast amount of information available online it may be tempting to use some of this material, whether a picture,...

Posted on 10/16/2012 at 09:53 AM by The Newsroom

Selecting a trademark can be difficult. You’ll want to select a strong mark which conveys to the consuming public that t...
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