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M22/Michigan Road Sign Dispute: The Saga Continues

My first post on this blog, nearly two years ago, was about a trademark dispute between the State of Michigan, and a Michigan company, M22, LLC.  M22 sells a variety of merchandise bearing an “M22” mark that appears similar to the route marker … Continue reading

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13-Year-Old Boy Regains Consciousness After Parents Sign Papers to Donate His Organs

Trenton McKinley’s parents faced a difficult decision when the doctors told them their 13-year-old son would never be the same mentally after severe brain damage. The boy had suffered seven skull fractures two months prior in a small trailer accident…. … Continue reading

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THE INSTA-WIFE: The Cosby Trial: A Sign of Justice or Mob Rule?…

THE INSTA-WIFE: The Cosby Trial: A Sign of Justice or Mob Rule? Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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Do Both Spouses Need to Sign Contracts?

When one spouse is entering into a contract, is it legally required that the other spouse also sign it? And what would be the ramifications if the other spouse didn’t? If an individual enters into a contract concerning real or … Continue reading

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Sieckmann kicks in once again: when is a representation of a sign an acceptable representation for the sake of registration?

For a sign to be registered as a trade mark, one of the key requirements is that the sign is capable of being represented. The old ‘graphic representation requirement’ under the previous EU trade mark instruments has been replaced – … Continue reading

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