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LawNext Episode 11: Avvo Founder Mark Britton on Why He Started The Company, Why He Sold It, and Why He Left

Earlier this year, Mark Britton left Avvo, the often-controversial company he founded in 2006 and led as CEO, after selling it to web behemoth Internet Brands. Explaining his departure in a memo to his staff, he wrote, “It’s time for me to go.” In the … Continue reading

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The Potential Folly of Pursuing Only a Hashtag Mark

Credit: Local Solutions I write today regarding a squirrelly thought: are the benefits of registering a hashtag trademark almost always outweighed by the consequences? In light of a recent Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) ruling and the Trademark Manual … Continue reading

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Mark Gaston Pearce Nominated for Another NLRB Term

Steven Gutierrez By Steve Gutierrez  Late on August 28, 2018, President Trump nominated Mark Gaston Pearce to serve another term on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board). Pearce was appointed to the Board in 2010 by then-President Barack … Continue reading

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Worden Capital and Mark Kolta

Broker Mark Sam Kolta (CRD# 5324620) is currently registered at Worden Capital Management LLC (CRD #148366) of Garden City, NY. Previous employers include Aegis Capital Corp. (CRD #15007), National Securities Corporation (CRD #7569) Cetera Advisors LLC (CRD #10299) and, Chase … Continue reading

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Easy peasy trade mark squeezy

Back in mid-January (sorry for the delay in reporting this decision, dear IPKat readers), Mr Justice Arnold handed down his judgment in the long-standing easy trade mark battle: W3 Ltd v Easygroup Ltd & Anor [2018] EWHC 7.The core issue was … Continue reading

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