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Proper Use of Trademarks and Trademark Symbols

February 8 2019 A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, design, color, sound, or a combination thereof, that serves to identify the source of goods or services from…

Assignments in the United States do not always pass muster in Europe

January 15 2013 In the United States, where an inventor must assign ownership of patent rights to his or her employer or another company, he or she signs an…

USPTO now gives applicants two months to reply to restriction requirements and other actions without applicants having to pay a fee

January 15 2014 In our November issue, we highlighted some patent rule changes that have since taken effect as part of the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of…

Foreign Filing License in a Nutshell

March 28 2016 Foreign filing licenses do not typically require much attention in daily practice since the license is routinely applied for and granted as a matter…

Federal Court rules that bank is not liable in wire transfer fraud case

April 30 2013 In a case decided last month, a federal district court ruled that the Uniform Commercial Code ("UCC") allows a bank to shift the risk of loss arising…

IRS Issues Safe Harbor Regarding Deductibility of Certain Eligible Expenses Paid or Incurred in 2020 by Taxpayers that Received First Draw PPP Loans

April 26 2021 If you filed your 2020 tax return prior to December 27, 2020 when the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (the “CAA”) was enacted and therefore…

Court Denies lululemon’s Motion for Attorneys’ Fees Under Fee Shifting Provision

April 20 2021 As reported here last summer, Judge Salinger denied lululemon’s motion to dismiss a summary process action brought by lululemon’s landlord, CWB…

Fintech in Brief: Banking Agencies Request Information on the Use of Artificial Intelligence by Financial Institutions

April 5 2021 On March 29, 2021, the Federal Reserve Board, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the National…

Superior Court Decision Creates Uncertainty Concerning Municipal Harbor Plans

April 5 2021 On April 1, 2021, the Superior Court issued a summary judgment decision in Katharine Armstrong, et al. V. Kathleen Theoharides, et al., which…

Nutter Bank Report: March 2021

March 30 2021 The Federal Reserve has issued guidance on how examiners will assess a banking organization’s progress in preparing to transition to a replacement…