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Similarity In Meaning Must Be Weighed Against Dissimilarities In Appearance And Sound

In a rare reversal by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (the “Board” or the “TTAB”), it was determined that there was no confusion among the marks NABOSO (English translation barefoot) and BAREFOOT for overlapping goods. See In re Naboso … Continue reading

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Giancarlo reflects on tenure and looks forward in final FIA Boca appearance as agency chief

By Brad Rosen, J.D. In remarks at 44th Annual International Futures Industry Conference held in Boca Raton, CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo reflected on his time at the Commission and covered a vast array of topics in a speech titled … Continue reading

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Government Service Delivery in the Digital Age: My Appearance Before the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Ethics and Privacy

Last week, I appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics as part of its study on government services and privacy. The discussion touched on a wide range of issues, including outdated privacy … Continue reading

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No Appearance Of Impropriety

The Missouri Supreme Court held that a prosecutor's office screening procedure effectively prevented imputed disqualification when a defendant's appellate counsel moved to the office. Counsel moved for disqualification in a subsequent post-conviction action Application of the appearance of impropriety test… … Continue reading

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"Ordinarily I wouldn’t condone making fun of a person’s physical appearance, but in Hyde-Smith’s case I’m willing to make an exception. 'Tiny racist teeth.'"

The second-highest-rated comment on "'Tiny racist teeth': Amy Schumer responds to Hyde-Smith’s victory with video of herself vomiting" (WaPo).Once you make an exception, the whole principle is shot. But say something unpleasant about Amy Schumer's appearance at your own risk. … Continue reading

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