How often have you utilized Google and discovered the ideal picture or photo? As enticing as it is to duplicate and glue that picture and maybe even control it for your reasons, you have to consider copyright law before doing so.
Just in Time for the Holidays: Another Dallas Buyers Club Torrent Lawsuit in Seattle’s Federal Court
Mass copyright enforcer Dallas Buyers Club, LLC continues a busy year with a new suit against unknown Does in Seattle’s federal courthouse, this time upping the ante to 35 defendants.
The Supreme Court heard oral argument in trademark cases on consecutive days this month. On December 2, 2014, the issue of whether a finding by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of likelihood of confusion precludes the issue from being re-litigated in a trademark infringement action was presented in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc.
I posted on Flo & Eddie’s California lawsuit against Sirius XM last week. This week’s post discusses Flo & Eddie’s New York lawsuit against Sirius XM.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock recently, you’ve probably heard about the hoopla caused by the new Seth Rogen and James Franco movie called the interview.
Of all the marketing people in the biz, you’d think a PR firm would have the best instincts for names that appeal, rather than repel, the public at large.
Russia: Gained in Translation – Draft Law On Fee for Using Foreign Words in Advertisements Under Consideration
A draft law proposing the introduction of a state fee for use of foreign trademarks and names in advertisements was submitted for the consideration of the Russian Parliament.
On 8 March 2014, Malaysian Airlines flight 370 disappeared. Five days later, Aoan International Pty Ltd (Aoan) filed an application to register MH370 as a trade mark in class 41 of the NICE classification of goods and services for various services.
Well-known musicians and other entertainers often identify opportunities for innovation in their industry and are able to obtain patent protection for such inventions. Some obtain patent protection for improvements to musical instruments or to new approaches to their craft. Here we highlight three well known performers who were each granted one or more patents.
Scientific or technical journal writers like scientists, doctors, engineers, and academics are usually introduced early to the importance and strategy of writing and publishing papers, but patent applications having those same professionals as inventors are usually not so well explained and can be more of a mystery.