Rachel B. Rudensky

Akerman LLP

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Slogans as marks: when does a slogan function as a mark

USA - November 4 2020 Slogans can, but do not always, function as trademarks. To be sure, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) frequently allows slogans…

Ira S. Sacks

Lehman Brothers is Gone but Not Abandoned

USA - October 8 2020 On September 30, 2020, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruled in favor of the assignee of the famous Lehman BROTHERS trademark against the…

Ira S. Sacks

Lehman Brothers is Gone but Not Abandoned

USA - October 8 2020 On September 30, 2020, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruled in favor of the assignee of the famous Lehman BROTHERS trademark against the…

Ira S. Sacks

2(b) Prohibition On “Flag Marks” Bars Use of Flag as Part of a Mark

USA - May 12 2020 In a recent precedential decision concerning the rarely litigated or cited Section 2(b) of the Lanham Act, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board…

Ira S. Sacks

Prior Use Under the Pan-American Convention

USA - March 11 2020 The United States is a party to the General Inter-American Convention for Trade Mark and Commercial Protection of Washington, 1929 (Pan-American…

Ira S. Sacks