Tag Archives: Commerce

What is Use in Commerce?

One of the questions I hear most as a trademark attorney is “What is use in commerce?”  The concept of “use in commerce” is vitally important in US trademark law, especially with regard to federal trademark registration.  Needless to say, … Continue reading

Posted in Intellectual Property | Tagged | Leave a comment

Court Finds No Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Defendant Based On U.S. Subsidiary Under Stream of Commerce and Agency Theories

In University of Massachusetts Medical School et al v. L’Oreal SA et al, 1-17-cv-00868 (DED 2018-11-13, Order) (Sherry R. Fallon), the magistrate judge recommended granting a foreign parent company defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ patent infringement action for lack of … Continue reading

Posted in Intellectual Property | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Insights into the FTC and the Utah Department of Commerce: Consumer Fraud and Business Symposium

On September 20, 2018, the FTC and Utah Department of Commerce held a symposium in Salt Lake City, Utah, discussing, among other things, how the two work together to combat consumer fraud in various areas. The panels provided a unique … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Presenting on Intellectual Property Law at Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce on September 19, 2018.

The Small Business Development Center at Rhodes State College will host a program titled “PATENTLY GOOD IDEAS: Intellectual Property Law for Business and Entrepreneurs” on Wednesday, September 19th at 6:00 pm. at the Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce, 30 East Auglaize … Continue reading

Posted in Intellectual Property | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Commerce Clause Issue in Corfield

In my research into Bushrod Washington’s original notes on Corfield v. Coryell, I’ve come across something else of interest. One constitutional claim in the case was that New Jersey’s law barring out-of-state residents from harvesting oysters in state waters violated the … Continue reading

Posted in Technology & Cyberlaw | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment