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Trademarks

CEASE AND DESIST LETTERS FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE - CONAN DOYLE REDUX ED.

When  last we checked in on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s posthumous intellectual property enforcement activities (“Conan Doyle Estate  Down for the Count“), his estate’s attempt to enjoin publication of a collection of original Sherlock Holmes stories, … 537 more words

Copyright

Federal Circuit Contradicts Itself in Playdom Service Mark Ruling

Author: Jon Siderits, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review

On March 2, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (TTAB) decision to cancel David Couture’s registration on the mark PLAYDOM. 2,119 more words

Student Contributor Articles

Trademark of the Year 2014 in Latvia

Author: Evgenia Gainutdinova, Latvian Patent, Trademark and Design Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney, Lawyer at METIDA

On April 23, 2015 The Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia and the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry held an award ceremony of the third annual competition “The trademark of the year” and  announced the owners of the best trademarks registered in Latvia during 2014. 621 more words

METIDA

Apple may have long ago given up on protecting ‘App Store‘ as a trademark, but it has now been granted a trademark for the iOS 7/8 icons for both the App Store and Siri. 30 more words

AAPL Company

How to Select and Protect a Trademark

1 – SELECT YOUR MARK

Choosing the right name for your product, service or creative project can be more complicated than you might imagine.  Click here… 1,166 more words

Intellectual Property

Deadline for Controversial Dot Sucks Domain May 29: Fear Driving Registrations

Don’t want your customers to think your brand sucks?

Well, if you want to avoid that online insult, you may have to pay up to $3,000 to secure the new “.sucks” domain. 947 more words

Digital Life