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As part of the settlement agreement Seattle can use the number and whatever rendition of it wishes so long as it sufficiently distinguishes whatever mark it comes up with from th MAN They can use th MAN in advertising…

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte R-VA will keep copyright high on the Judiciary Committee s agenda in the th Congress Given that Chairman Goodlatte has already held nearly twenty hearings as part of his copyright review it is…

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The USPTO is in the process of redesigning its IT systems to take advantage of new technology that will allow end-to-end electronic processing of trademark matters The new system known as Trademark Next Generation TMNG will significantly increase the…

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With respect to intellectual property it is the House Judiciary Committee that will set the agenda for any potential legislative reform over the next two years with the Subcommittee on Courts Intellectual Property and the Internet leading the way…

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Since June Denison has served as the Deputy Commissioner for Trademark Operations where she has been responsible for USPTO trademark application legal examination and registration processes She has led outreach to the trademark legal community small businesses and applicants…

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Yesterday as authorized by the AIA the USPTO published the final rule in the Federal Register that will work to reduce certain trademark fees As you might expect the USPTO explained in the Federal Register Notice that ''All commenters…

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The FTC s complaint against Sony charges the company with making false claims about the PS Vita s cross platform gaming or cross-save feature Sony claimed for example that PS Vita users could pause any PS game at any…

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The Federal Trade Commission filed a federal court complaint against AT T Mobility LLC charging that the company has misled millions of its smartphone customers by charging them for unlimited data plans while reducing their data speeds in some…

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Near the end of her presentation Bartow asked a particularly enlightening question If China can crackdown so thoroughly on its citizens why couldn't they crackdown on intellectual property infringement and IP crimes She explained Because it isn't in their…

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Based on user input including at a recent roundtable the USPTO proposes to amend its current practice to permit amendments in limited circumstances to identifications of goods services based on changes in the manner or medium by which products…

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n a memorandum decision handed down July by the U S District Court for the Southern District of New York most of the plaintiff claims in case -cv- Leason Ellis LLP v Patent Trademark Agency LLC have been allowed…

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While this decision will be widely cheered by many who are concerned with political correctness there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that from a legal standpoint this decision is clearly wrong This is not to say that…

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