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Reed Smith Incoming First-Year Associate Erika Auger Publishes Law Review Note

Erika Auger, a third-year law student at Chicago-Kent College of Law, will have her note published in The Chicago-Kent Law Review.  Erika’s note, The “Art” of Future Life: Rethinking Personal Injury Law for the Negligent Deprivation of a Patient’s Right … Continue reading

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Reed Smith partner Douglas Wood is honored to be co-chairing the 2018 Association of National Advertisers (ANA) Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference.

The ad industry – and the brands that are its anchors to success – are under attack. Two articles appearing in major publications take publishers, brands and agencies to task on legal issues. Please see the BuzzFeed article and the New York … Continue reading

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Finding of willful infringement still doesn't merit injunction under Herb Reed

A.C.T. Prods., Inc. v. W.S. Indus., Inc., No. 16-0476, 2017 WL 4708152 (C.D. Cal. Jul. 14, 2017)Herb Reed strikes again.  The jury found that defendant had engaged in willful trademark infringement and false advertising, but also that the four-year statute … Continue reading

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section 2 refusals are subject to Reed strict scrutiny, Fed. Cir. rules

In re Brunetti, No. 2015-1109  (Fed. Cir. Dec. 15, 2017)Brunetti wanted to register FUCT; the TTAB affirmed a refusal to register on scandalousness grounds.  The Federal Circuit here deals the inevitable deathblow to scandalousness as a registration bar, but on … Continue reading

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If Reed Hastings had worked at Techcrunch…

I find it funny that Reed Hasting's letter about splitting up Netflix's DVD-by mail and streaming services could have worked perfectly for AOL's decision to split up blogging and investing. Courtesy of "find and replace" here is the letter Arrington … Continue reading

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