Tag Archives: Entity

allowing TM to be used to describe a different entity could be literally false lawyer advertising

Rosenbaum & Associates, P.C. v. Morgan & Morgan, 2018 WL 1768050, No. 17-4250 (E.D. Pa. Apr. 12, 2018)Rosenbaum sued various Morgan defendants for false advertising of personal injury lawyering services in Philadelphia.  Defendants started advertising Morgan & Morgan’s personal injury … Continue reading

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LLCs Are Not Corporations. Be Vigilant. Respect the Entity.

A recent Georgia case highlights a whole host of things that frustrate me with litigation related to limited liability companies (LLCs). This one features an LLC making incorrect arguments and a court sanctioning that silliness. For example Baja Properties argues… … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How “Pure Entity” Australian Class Actions have Distorted the D&O Market

Francis Kean Regular readers of this blog know that class action litigation is an important part of the Australian liability environment. Although comparisons between the Australian class action system and the U.S. system are frequent, there are important differences in … Continue reading

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Indiana Business Entity Harmonization: Part II

[This is the second of a four-part series discussing the Business Entity Harmonization Bill passed by the Indiana General Assembly in 2017. An overview of the bill is provided in Part I.] Senate Enrolled Act 443 creates, effective as of … Continue reading

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USPTO Updates Fee Schedule, But Does Not Yet Offer Micro Entity Discount

By Donald Zuhn — In anticipation of yesterday's implementation of the 15% surcharge on certain patent fees pursuant to § 11 of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a press release and Federal Register … Continue reading

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