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Amanda Blackhorse Continues Fight Despite Likely Redskins Victory

June 22, 2017

By Ayanna Alexander

American Indians struggling to get the Washington Redskins football team to change its name may lose the battle in U.S. 636 more words

IP and Global Branding

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DAC Beachcroft LLP

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 Monday 26th June 2017


This evening master class features inspirational industry professionals who have over 20 years experience of protecting brands and profiling high profile professionals in the entertainment, business and travel industry. 660 more words


Why Understanding Territorial Trademark Protection Requirements is Crucial to Cross-Border Branding Protection Strategies

A recent story out of Ireland highlights the importance of understanding territorial trademark protection requirements when registering trademarks—both at home and abroad.

Techdirt and The Spirits Business… 456 more words

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Gene Simmons comes to his senses, withdraws foolish attempt to trademark devil's horn gesture

Good news, rock fans: You can continue rocking out with your devil’s horns raised high without fear of prosecution. Gene Simmons has withdrawn his application to… 267 more words


Matal v. Tam: The Supreme Court Rejects the Prohibition on Disparaging Trademarks

By: Sean Detweiler and Bianca Sena

On Monday June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. Trademark Office’s denial of registration for “disparaging” trademarks under Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act violates the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment and is therefore unconstitutional. 125 more words

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SCOTUS Watch: Lanham Act’s §2(a) Disparagement Clause Struck Down

By Brent T. Yonehara

On June 19, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court finally, and somewhat as expected, handed down its ruling in Matal v. Tam… 1,270 more words

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