Tag Archives: Update

Update: “Square Donuts” Dispute Headed to Settlement

Earlier this year I posted about a trademark dispute regarding the use of the term “Square Donuts” for square-shaped donuts. The case involved proceedings both in federal court and at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), between the Square Donuts … Continue reading

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Annual update of the Global Carbon Atlas released

“The Global Carbon Atlas is an online platform to explore, visualize and interpret global and regional carbon data arising from both human activities and natural processes. The graphics and data sources are made available in the belief that their wide … Continue reading

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Texas Legislative Update: New Law Allows Nondisclosures of Certain Misdemeanor Convictions

Texas HB 3016 amends the Texas Government Code and now allows certain nonviolent misdemeanors to be eligible for a nondisclosure. When certain conditions are satisfied, the new law allows for some individuals convicted of a DWI to receive a nondisclosure. … Continue reading

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On 8 May 2018, President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). In conjunction with that announcement, the President issued a National Security Presidential Memorandum (NSPM) directing the re-imposition of certain … Continue reading

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Troubled Asset Relief Program – Update

As part of their continuing efforts to promote financial stability and restore the health of the economy, the United States Treasury has continued to develop new applications for the funds allocated to the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) established in … Continue reading

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