USA - January 9 2013 On January 9, 2013, the United States Supreme Court decided Already, LLC v. Nike, Inc., No. 11-982, holding that a broad and unconditional covenant not to…
Global - June 26 2012 As was widely reported earlier this month, ICANN, the California-based nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, revealed the first batch of applications filed for new generic top level domains (gTLDs).
USA - August 31 2009 In an August 31, 2009, opinion, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) reversed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB or Board) on its fraud standard, adjusting the course for fraud cases at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
Global - June 11 2009 This is the first in a series of articles on protecting your brand in a slow economy.
China - June 11 2009 Two changes at the China Trademark Office likely will result in faster examination of trademark applications filed there.