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Legal Alert: USPTO Issues New U.S. Licensed Attorney Requirement

Legal Alert: USPTO Issues New U.S. Licensed Attorney Requirement Introduction Your company spends weeks brainstorming, holding marketing meetings and, perhaps, … Continue reading Legal Alert: USPTO Issues New U.S. Licensed Attorney Requirement

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Trademark Protection for Jingles and Other Branded Sounds and Music

Trademark Protection for Jingles and Other Branded Sounds and Music Introduction Jingles – short songs or tunes – have been … Continue reading Trademark Protection for Jingles and Other Branded Sounds and Music

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Steamboat Willie: Mickey Mouse, Copyrights and Trademark Protection (Part III of III)

Steamboat Willie: Mickey Mouse, Copyrights and Trademark Protection (Part III of III) Introduction: Once a beloved (and profitable) fictional character … Continue reading Steamboat Willie: Mickey Mouse, Copyrights and Trademark Protection (Part III of III)

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Steamboat Willie: Mickey Mouse, Copyrights and Trademark Protection (Part II of III)

Steamboat Willie: Mickey Mouse, Copyrights and Trademark Protection (Part II of III) Introduction With few exceptions, the most beloved fictional … Continue reading Steamboat Willie: Mickey Mouse, Copyrights and Trademark Protection (Part II of III)

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Steamboat Willie: Mickey Mouse, Copyrights and Trademark Protection (Part I of III)

Steamboat Willie: Mickey Mouse, Copyrights and Trademark Protection (Part I of III) Introduction: 2019 has been an important year in … Continue reading Steamboat Willie: Mickey Mouse, Copyrights and Trademark Protection (Part I of III)

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Intellectual Property Law Disasters

Intellectual Property Law Disasters Perhaps nowhere is Benjamin Franklin’s old adage that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” truer … Continue reading Intellectual Property Law Disasters

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Protecting Apps With Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks and Other IP

Protecting Apps With Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks and Other IP How to Protect Application Software (“Apps”): After months of concept work, … Continue reading Protecting Apps With Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks and Other IP

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Trademark Applications as Product Predictors

Trademark Applications as Product Predictors Will Smith – A Case Study in Trademark Applications as Product Predictors: We recently wrote … Continue reading Trademark Applications as Product Predictors

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Legislative Update – Massachusetts Proposes Patent Troll Act

Legislative Update – Massachusetts Proposes Patent Troll Act Last year, the Massachusetts State legislature – led by State Senator Eric … Continue reading Legislative Update – Massachusetts Proposes Patent Troll Act

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Supreme Court Addresses Immoral or Scandalous Trademarks

Supreme Court Addresses Immoral or Scandalous Trademarks In 2013, our firm wrote a blog article about the Trademark Trial and … Continue reading Supreme Court Addresses Immoral or Scandalous Trademarks

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