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How Manufacturers and Brands Can Overcome Cybersquatting
  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • Global, USA
  • February 14 2017

Cybersquatting generally refers to “bad faith registration of another’s trademark in a domain name.” It often involves registering a domain name with

Alternative strategies for fighting counterfeits online
  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
  • Global, USA
  • February 7 2017

Faced with the continually expanding sale of counterfeit products online, more than ever, brand owners need to adapt and explore new and different

Hashtag with Caution - Or You May Get Sued
  • Venable LLP
  • Global, USA
  • January 26 2017

Hashtags are more popular than ever on social media sites. They frequently are used on Instagram and Twitter as part of marketing campaigns

Czech Republic: Hashtagging a trademark or Trademarking a hashtag?
  • Schoenherr
  • Czech Republic, European Union, USA
  • January 17 2017

Originating from Twitter, hashtags have gradually become a ubiquitous phenomenon amongst both consumers and companies when communicating

DJ Logic loses trademark claim
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2016

Let’s start this column with a quick question. How many of my readers have heard of DJ Logic? I obviously can’t see hands out there, but I’m going to

Trademark Enforcement and Internet Search Advertising: A Regulatory Risk for Brand Owners
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2016

For well over a century, US trademark law has afforded brand owners certain rights, remedies and obligations. As the Department of Commerce has noted

WIPO: The UDRP is not a convenient recourse for business disputes
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • December 22 2016

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a

Ohio State University Seeing Scarlet in Trademark Suit against Online Marketplace
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2016

Ohio State University ("Ohio State," "University," or "OSU") recently threw the proverbial yellow flag and filed a complaint in the Ohio federal

Board’s Finding of No Use in Commerce for a Web-Based Mark is Vacated for Not Focusing on the Perception of the User
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2016

To determine use in commerce for a trademark used with a web-based offering, the Board should focus on the perception of the user, and not solely on

Is Amazon Liable for Counterfeits?
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • USA
  • December 9 2016

The maker of the popular Snuggie blanket, Allstar Marketing Group, LLC, sued Amazon for trademark infringement earlier this week, alleging that the