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European Union, United Kingdom, USA - February 15 2021 What a year 2020 was, with so much disruption across industries, including COVID-19, increased regulation, geopolitics, the surge to online, the…

Paul Anderson, Paolo Beconcini, Glenn A. Brown, Jonathan Chibafa, Carlton Daniel, David Elkins, Cameron S. E. Ford, Matthew Kirk, Ann J. LaFrance, Francesco Liberatore, Marisol C. Mork, Caroline Noblet, David Prueter, Andrea Ward

US Trademark Modernization Act Provides New Relief to Trademark Owners

USA - January 4 2021 False claims of use and fake specimens of use have bedeviled the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and legitimate trademark owners for many…

US Supreme Court Opens Doors to Generic.Com Trademarks

USA - July 6 2020 On June 30, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Booking.com was not a generic term and could be eligible for federal trademark registration.…

Christina Lamoureux

“Booking” a Front Seat at SCOTUS: US Supreme Court Reviews Generic Trademarks in the .com Age

USA - May 8 2020 The Supreme Court arguments in USPTO v. BOOKING.com B.V.[1] on May 4, 2020, marked a historic first: the Supreme Court held oral arguments remotely…

Christina Lamoureux

It’s A Snap: Supreme Court Rules that Trademark Owners can Recover Infringer’s Profits without Proving that Infringement was Willful

USA - April 24 2020 On April 23, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled that a trademark owner may recover an infringer’s profits under the federal Lanham Act without having to…