Perspectives on Trademark
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Arent Fox Recognized as a Top Firm for Intellectual Property and Litigation Counseling in Latin America
Latinvex has once again rated Arent Fox as one of the best law firms in the world for companies with business operations in Latin America. In particular, the Latin America-focused business publication recognized the firm for its leading litigation, patent, and trademark counseling.
Under Myanmar’s new law, any existing Cautionary Notices must be refiled as trademark applications within the first few months of 2020 or risk losing their priority.
The court’s holding underscores the critical importance for TTAB appellants to carefully evaluate and select their preferred forum for appeal.
IP Partner Pamela M. Deese is a featured speaker at the Brand Protection Summit, co-hosted by CounterFind and Warner Music Group on November 7th, 2019 in New York.
Twenty-five Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2020 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
Court Body-Slams Wrestler’s Claim That Gears of War Video Game Character Infringed His Publicity Rights
Lenwood Hamilton, also known as Hard Rock Hamilton, claimed that Gears of War character Augustus Cole infringed his publicity rights because the video game character had a number of features he felt were identified with him.
The Ninth Circuit issued a ruling in a closely-watched case between LinkedIn Corporation, the well-known professional networking site, and hiQ Labs, Inc., a data analytics company that relies on access to public LinkedIn profile data to provide HR-related analytics offerings to corporate clients.
On September 19, Rothy’s, the innovative and fast-growing women’s shoe brand, announced the resolution of an intellectual property infringement lawsuit instituted against OESH Shoes in August 2018.
The TTAB recently refused registration to two trademark applications for cannabis and marijuana vaporizers, finding no bona fide intent to lawfully use the marks in commerce because the vaporizers are classified as unlawful drug paraphernalia under the CSA.
After its recent adoption of the Madrid Protocol, Canada’s Intellectual Property Office will send communications about applications filed under the Madrid Protocol to the applicant or an appointed Canadian trademark agent, not to an applicant’s foreign representative.
WASHINGTON — Fifty Arent Fox LLP attorneys have been rated as leaders in their profession by The Best Lawyers in America 2020.
AM General, LLC, owner of the intellectual property associated with the HUMVEE all-terrain military vehicle, has sued popular game maker Activision Blizzard, Inc. over the inclusion of HUMVEE intellectual property in the CALL OF DUTY video game and related collateral.
USPTO Announces New Rule Requiring US-Licensed Attorneys to Represent Foreign Applicants and Registrants
In response to the significant increase in fraudulent filings, effective August 3, 2019, all foreign-domiciled applicants, registrants, or parties to trademark proceedings must be represented by a US-licensed attorney.
On Monday, the Supreme Court held that the ban on “immoral or scandalous” trademarks was unconstitutional under the First Amendment. The Court found that, as with the recently struck down ban on “disparaging” marks, the ban on immoral or scandalous marks discriminates on the basis of viewpoint.
The 2019 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 49 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 15 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.
The US Copyright Office recently considered a federal right of publicity law which, if enacted, would help to create a rule that can be applied more uniformly to alleged infringements.
Breach of NDA Duty to Return Information Triggers Statute of Limitations for Trade Secret Misappropriation Claims
Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are commonly used in situations where entities desire to share proprietary information and trade secrets with others – such as potential or actual venture partners, employees, or contractors.
WASHINGTON, DC – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 31 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
This case shows the risks of imitating a market leader’s packaging, even if it appears to be common place, without market research and careful consideration.
Are Vulgar Trademarks Protected Free Speech? Recent First Amendment Cases are Changing the Contours of Trademark Law
On April 15, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States will hold oral arguments on Iancu v. Brunetti. The case will decide if the “immoral” and “scandalous” clauses of Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act violate the free speech clause of the First Amendment. Section 2(a) currently permits the USPTO to
Kim Kardashian West has filed suit against Missguided USA Finance Inc. and Missguided Limited, in the US district court for the Central District of California, alleging right of publicity violations and trademark infringement.
WASHINGTON, DC – Arent Fox LLP’s Trademark practice has once again been recognized as one of the best in the country by World Trademark Review.
The European Union has agreed to new rules that will require online platforms, such as Google and YouTube, to compensate creators for the online dissemination of their copyrighted works.
On February 5, Procter & Gamble announced its acquisition of is This is L. Inc., owner of L. products, to meet growing demands for feminine hygiene products in the naturals segment. The company’s portfolio primarily includes high quality tampons, pads, liners, and wipes made with organic cotton.