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Washington Redskins Haven’t Won Yet: Why the Constitutionality of Section 2(a) is Not Yet Final
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 4 2016

What do Washington D.C.'s NFL team, the Redskins, and Mr. Tam's rock band, The Slants, have in common? Both have enjoyed unexpected victories recently


Federal Circuit Rules Federal Trademark Statute Ban on DIsparaging Marks to Be Unconstitutional
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 22 2015

Today the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the section of the Lanham Act which bans registration of "disparaging" trademarks is an


Smartphone Wars - The Supreme Court Awakens: Samsung Files Petition for Certiorari in New Hope to Harmonize Design Patent Law
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 17 2015

On Monday, in the latest episode of the smartphone wars, Samsung filed a petition for certiorari with the Supreme Court. Samsung is appealing a


FDA reports results of annual crack down on illegal internet pharmacies
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 26 2015

Last week, FDA announced that more than 1,050 websites had illegal drugs and devices seized or received warning letters as part of the Eighth Annual


A scandalous mark to some, free speech to others: Federal Circuit to decide whether controversial limit on trademark registrations violates First Amendment
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

The Federal Circuit has decided to revisit the constitutionality of Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act in the case of In re Shiao Tam, 2015 U.S. App


..and don’t even think about advertising a MARCH MADNESS event either!
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 17 2015

It is that time of year again, coming off St. Patrick's Day celebrations, when everyone gets on the college basketball bandwagon in the season of


Bayer given a headache by trial court decision in FLANAX US trademark dispute
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 25 2015

On February 6, 2015, a US District Court issued a ruling which underscores the territorial nature of trademark rights and the need to seek formal


The court’s decision in the FLANAX US trademark dispute gives Bayer a headache
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 25 2015

On February 6, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia reversed the US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's ruling in


Use it or lose it: when can a trademark registered under Section 44(e) or 66(a) be deemed “abandoned” in the US?
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 3 2015

Unlike most countries, US trademark law generally requires that a mark be in use before it can be protected. The US recognizes common law rights in


Don’t even think about advertising a SUPER BOWL party!
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

As we all know, Super Bowl XLIX will be played this Sunday in Phoenix, Arizona between the defending Champion Seattle Seahawks and the New England