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Scandalous Trademark Applications On Hold

Trademarks consisting of or comprising “scandalous or immoral” matter still won’t be granted federal registration “in the name of the United States of America,” at least for the time being. Immediately on the heels of the International Trademark Association’s 140th Annual … Continue reading

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It takes an Empire to hold Dr. Seuss back: court revisits TM claim and rejects liability for mashup

Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. v. ComicMix LLC, No. 16-CV-2779-JLS, 2018 WL 2306733 (S.D. Cal. May 22, 2018)Twentieth Century Fox Television v. Empire Distribution, Inc., 875 F.3d 1192 (9th Cir. 2017), interprets and applies the test from Rogers v. Grimaldi, 875 … Continue reading

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Class Action and CBP’s Hold Harmless and Release Agreement

An interesting cash seizure issue has been percolating across the Internet that arises from the class action (lawsuit) filed by a Texas nurse who is originally from Nigeria, though now a U.S. Citizen. As I understand it (after briefly skimming … Continue reading

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GAO issues report on CMS “hold harmless” rule

Pursuant to section 801(a)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, the GAO has issued a report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), entitled “Medicaid Program; Health… … Continue reading

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“OBAMA’S ASSOCIATES CAN’T SINK ANY LOWER.”  “HOLD MY BEER.”:  Former Obama Officials Suggest Europ…

“OBAMA’S ASSOCIATES CAN’T SINK ANY LOWER.”  “HOLD MY BEER.”:  Former Obama Officials Suggest European Allies Expel American Diplomats. Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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