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Hunter S. Freeman

is a partner at Burr & Forman. He focuses his practice on intellectual property issues, including preparation and prosecution of patents, trademarks and copyrights, resolution and litigation of IP disputes and consultation on a variety of IP related transactions.

For more information or to contact Hunter, please visit his Firm Profile Page.

Recent Articles by Hunter S. Freeman

Analyzing the Three Key Provisions of the Trademark Modernization Act

Most people associate the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020 with its COVID relief and stimulus measures, rather than trademarks. While these measures are of course the primary focus of the Act, its changes to the process of registering, maintaining, and enforcing trademarks are likewise important for companies that rely on their branding to achieve their business goals. The Trademark Modernization Act, which is one of many acts included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, makes several significant changes to the Lanham Act (aka the Trademark Act) which many trademark holders may find beneficial.