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The Federal Circuit Will Rule on the Government’s “Heads I Win, Tails You Lose” Position on Recovering Attorney’s Fees As “Expenses”

According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”), an applicant for a patent that tries to challenge the PTO’s denial of a patent by filing a civil action in federal district court should lose even if it wins, … Continue reading

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Cosmetic Warriors Lose Trademark Battle – No Use in “the Normal Course of Trade”

A Canadian trademark registered in association with goods must be used in “the normal course of trade”. Riches, McKenzie & Herbert LLP v. Cosmetic Warriors Limited, 2018 FC 63, considered whether Cosmetic Warriors’ registered trademark, LUSH, was used in association with t-shirts in the normal … Continue reading

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BMG v Cox – when does an ISP lose its safe harbour protection?

On 1 February last, the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided a case closely watched by both internet service providers (ISPs) and content owners. The ruling is a partial win for both sides, since the court affirmed in part, … Continue reading

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Workers Lose, Insurance Companies Win with Workers’ Comp in Illinois

A study by the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) found that Illinois is indeed a very good place to conduct business. Summarizing the findings in a recent fact sheet, the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) reports that since a 2011 … Continue reading

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Denver Green Roof Initiative Passes – Will Businesses Lose Some Green on their Balance Sheets?

Denver voters recently passed a ballot measure, Initiative 300, also known as the Denver Green Roof Initiative, that has many developers and real estate owners seeing red. Or, maybe green. Despite opposition from Mayor Hancock, the Denver Post, and others, … Continue reading

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