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Understanding The Legalities Of Business Relationships Can Protect You From Personal Liabilities

Niloufar Park is the founder and managing member of Altura Law, PLLC. She followed her passion to work closely with business owners and entrepreneurs to create a legal business model of how relationships with clients are formed. 297 more words

Small Business Growth

Know the Law: Trademark and Logo Infringements

By Mark A. Wright

Q.  I am planning on starting a new business and am currently in the process of selecting a company name.  I also intend to brand a new software product with a trademark and logo. 

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Infringement

UGG®Austrialia Seeks Global Injunctions Against Australian Ugg Boot Manufacturer

Deckers Outdoor Corporation, the parent company of the high-end, luxury brand, UGG®Austrialia simply known as UGG® filed a trademark Infringement suit against the small family owned Sydney-based ugg boot maker, Australian Leather Pty Ltd. 437 more words

Fashion Court

Good Business Series: Protecting your business-Trademarks

In the minds of most people the phrase “protecting your business”  looks something like purchasing insurance, safes, security related equipment and installing closed circuit televisions. 243 more words

General

Steve Hall and Matt Williams quoted in Louisville Business First on the current state of Intellectual Property Law

Steve Hall and Matt Williams, members of Wyatt’s Intellectual Property Protection & Litigation Service Team, were quoted in Louisville Business First.  The article, “Intellectual Property Law Has a Real-World Impact on Businesses,” describes changes in Intellectual Property Law and their effect on companies and individuals alike. 8 more words

Patents

One Of The Largest Native Tribes in America is Not Famous Enough In America, Says Federal Judge

In a previous post I mentioned Urban Outfitters as an example of a mainstream brand that appropriated a marginalized culture for profits. The Navajo Nation and Urban Outfitters have been engaged in a legal battle over the name “Navajo” and its associated marks. 1,235 more words

Cultural Expressions

Courts Take Notice of The Internet Archive

Courts are taking judicial notice of the Internet Archive. “Trademark attorneys often must determine when a third-party used a mark in commerce and the extent and nature of such use, particularly when considering whether to take legal action against a third party for the unauthorized use of a mark. 68 more words

Security & Legal Issues