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Copyrights 101: Reviewing the rules of protecting original works

A copyright is a type of intellectual property which protects original artistic or literary works that are fixed in a tangible medium of expression, meaning that the work is sufficiently permanent to last for more than a transitory period of … Continue reading

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AG Szpunar advises CJEU to rule that copyright protection in designs simply arises when they are original

G-Star Elwood, a style of jeans that G-Star claims Cofemel to have copied in the background Portuguese proceedingsAt what conditions can a design be protected by copyright? Is it compatible with EU law that a certain national law requires a design … Continue reading

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How Good Is A Lease Guaranty After The Original Term Expires?

PrintIt’s a funny thing about this business. After all is said and done, you still need to know the “law.” And, by “law,” we aren’t thinking about the “law in general.” Instead, we are thinking about the “law” in the … Continue reading

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claim to bring original formula of another's brand back wasn't nominative fair use

GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Laclede, Inc., 2019 WL 293329, No. 18-CV-4945 (JMF) (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 23, 2019)Judge Furman gets another TM case; in his close adherence to precedent he demonstrates some of the current weak points in TM doctrine, here the Second … Continue reading

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Updated CLIA Waiver Guidances Lack Details in Original Draft

By Allyson B. Mullen — In the midst of the government shutdown and with its accompanying lull in new FDA documents, we thought it would be a good time to update our readers on some guidances that were issued late … Continue reading

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