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Taylor Swift's Legs

Taylor Swift is a woman of unblemished countenance who sings songs. Although she doesn’t sing with her legs, they are deemed to be a major part of her act in much the same way as Betty Grable’s legs were in bygone years. 496 more words


Color: a non-conventional way to distinguish yourself from the crowd

Authors: Violeta Sutkiene, Associated Partner, Head of the Trademark and Design Division at METIDA, Aivija Zilione, Trademark and Design Consultantat METIDA

Creating an original name or logo for your brand is simply not enough if you want to distinguish yourself from the crowd where the market is overflowed with trademarks. 416 more words


I Like to Talk About Trademark Research

My current job is conducting trademark research on the Internet for a major international information company. I have had this job for 8 years. How did I get into trademark research? 938 more words

Some thoughts about drafting intellectual property agreements

I’ve read a lot of contracts lately. Some were actually a pleasure to read. Others were a nightmare that made me want to claw my face off. 882 more words

Business Counsel

Tobacco giant Philip Morris must disgorge profits from Marlboro trademark infringement

Philip Morris, including its Canadian subsidiary Rothmans, Benson & Hedges, must account for the profits it earned by infringing Imperial Tobacco’s Marlboro trademark in Canada. 240 more words

Legal Post

B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc.

U.S. Supreme Court Docket No. 13-352

Decided March 24, 2015

Brief Summary: “[I]ssue preclusion is not limited to those situations in which the same issue is before two courts” but may also apply “where a single issue is before a court and an administrative agency”. 506 more words