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Shocking your clients just became passé: US Court takes away the edge from scandalous brands

Thanks to two recent rulings of the US Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit Court, trade marks containing “disparaging”, “immoral” and “scandalous” matter are no longer barred from obtaining registration in the United States of … Continue reading

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Just the facts in the Supreme Court

So important do many appellate practitioners consider the “facts” section of a brief that one of them once said he’d agree to file a joint brief with his opponent and let the opponent write about the law if he got … Continue reading

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Claims to "introduce" product to US not untrue just because of prior minimal sales

LuxSoma LLC v. Leg Resource, Inc., 2018 WL 583119, No. 15 Civ. 4838 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 25, 2018)LuxSoma sued defendant ORI for breach of an implied contract that allegedly granted it exclusive rights to distribute ORI legwear in the US, induced … Continue reading

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Did He Really Just Say That?

Katherine Shaw, Beyond the Bully Pulpit: Presidential Speech in the Courts, 96 Tex. L. Rev. 71 (2017), available at SSRN. Mila Sohoni President Donald Trump is a loquacious man. He speaks at rallies, he speaks at interviews, he speaks at … Continue reading

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Why Robocop may not just be science fiction anymore

We have all seen movies like Robocop, where humans and sentient autonomous robotic beings live side by side in an futuristic society. But that future may be closer than we expect. Ford has recently filed a patent application for an … Continue reading

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