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Transferring Intent-to-Use Applications – Trademark Owners Beware

Transferring Intent-to-Use Applications – Trademark Owners Beware

My clients frequently ask me if they – trademark owners – may transfer ownership interest…

What Is Secondary Meaning?

What is Secondary Meaning?

Brand developers and business owners should carefully consider the word or mark that consumers will…

Another Patent Eligible Software Invention – Trading Technologies International, Inc.

Another Patent Eligible Software Invention – Trading Technologies International, Inc.

In Trading Technologies International, Inc. v. CQG, Inc. (“TTI”), the Federal Circuit found claims for a…

WHO IS THE TRADEMARK OWNER – DISTRIBUTOR OR MANUFACTURER?

WHO IS THE TRADEMARK OWNER – DISTRIBUTOR OR MANUFACTURER?

One question that arises in trademark law is who is the owner of a trademark…

THE BUDDING TRADEMARK GREEN RUSH: A RACE TO PROTECT MARIJUANA RELATED BRANDS UNDER TRADEMARK LAW

THE BUDDING TRADEMARK GREEN RUSH: A RACE TO PROTECT MARIJUANA RELATED BRANDS UNDER TRADEMARK LAW

Medicinal marijuana and/or recreational marijuana have been legalized on the state level in twenty-nine (29)…

So Whose Work Is It Anyway?: A Discussion On Who Owns Copyrights To A Work

So Whose Work is it Anyway?: A Discussion on Who Owns Copyrights to a Work

As an intellectual property lawyer I am often asked who owns the copyrights to a…

AMDOCS V. OPENET: ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF A PATENT ELIGIBLE SOFTWARE INVENTION

AMDOCS v. OPENET: ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF A PATENT ELIGIBLE SOFTWARE INVENTION

The Federal Circuit recently ruled in Amdocs (Israel) Limited V. Openet Telecom, Inc., Openet Telecom Ltd.,…

Responding To Trademark Office Actions

Responding to Trademark Office Actions

Many trademark applications filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) receive some…

HALO TEST FOR PROVING ENHANCED DAMAGES FOR WILLFUL PATENT INFRINGEMENT

HALO TEST FOR PROVING ENHANCED DAMAGES FOR WILLFUL PATENT INFRINGEMENT

Recently in the case Halo Electronics Inc. v. Pulse Electronics Inc., 136 U.S. 1923 (2016), the…

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