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Reason to Cheer - SCOTUS Suits Up to Hear Copyright Clash Over Cheerleading Uniforms
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2016

Hold onto your pom-poms, copyright fans. The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari today to address a question that has vexed lower courts across the


Dawning of New Era in Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

Both houses of Congress have now approved a bill (the Defend Trade Secrets Act) that would create a federal civil cause of action for trade secrets


Cybersecurity Compliance Just Got Tougher: Companies need specific, well-executed plans to meet growing demands of federal and state agencies
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2016

While cybersecurity risks have increased, government regulation has traditionally lagged behind. Recently, some government entities have tried to


Pro Football Calls SCOTUS Audible
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2016

As we noted here last week, the Director of the USPTO filed a petition for writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court requesting that it review the


US Companies Face Increasing Privacy Challenges in Europe
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • April 22 2016

In two independent and much-anticipated events, separate EU entities took actions which will continue to complicate the ability of US companies to do


USPTO to SCOTUS: SOS on the Lanham Act ASAP
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2016

Today, the USPTO made it official: It formally requested the U.S. Supreme Court to review the en banc Federal Circuit decision that held Section 2(a


Who Should Own a Trademark Registration? The Case of the Not-So-Related Parent Company
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2016

A recent precedential Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decision provides valuable guidance on the proper allocation of trademark registration


What’s That Sound? It Might Just Be a Trademark
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2016

Trademarks are not only words or logos, but can come in many other forms, including sounds. In the words of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in


U.S. tax implications of offshore migration of intellectual property
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

What constitutes intellectual property (“IP”) has long been a contested issue in tax practice, but generally includes intangible assets as


Federal Judge vs. TTAB - Trademark Battle over Bear Bryant’s Houndstooth Hat
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2016

The case of The Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama and Paul W. Bryant, Jr. v. Houndstooth Mafia Enterprises LLC et al. showcases an