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How Many Times Does the SEC Have to Repeat Itself Before the World Listens?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2017

Remember in July of this year when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said in its Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) Report that...


Rah-rah--boom-bah! Cheerleading uniform designs win copyright protection
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 3 2015

Though the U.S. Copyright Act does not currently offer protection for functional aspects of apparel designs, copyright protection does extend to


New SEC rule to require disclosure of ratio of CEO compensation to median worker compensation
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

Nearly two years after being proposed, the SEC, in a divided vote on an issue that has also divided public opinion, adopted a final rule under the


Will methane emission reduction requirements affect renewable energy investment?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

Early this year, the White House announced its plans to impose new regulations on the oil and gas industry’s methane emissions. Controlling methane


Strong like bull(y): is Red Bull overreaching, or just trying to protect its mark?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2015

Recently, the maker of Red Bull energy drinks filed a notice of opposition against Old Ox Brewery’s trademark registration application, arguing that


Supreme Court’s Hana Financial Holding could increase costs to assert trademark tacking claims
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2015

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held this week that trademark tacking is an issue of fact to be addressed by the jury, and not a


Hashingitout: is it worth registering a hashtag?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2015

Recently, the Coca-Cola Company sought to register two hashtags as trademarks: cokecanpics and smilewithacoke. For those who may wonder why:


Is it or isn’t it? An app to discern whether your bag’s the real thing.
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Global
  • December 4 2014

Recently, Japanese IT company NEC Corp. announced that it is developing an app with image recognition technology that allows its users to determine


When good Fabergés go bad; luxury jeweler sues Brooklyn banquet hall for “shameless” appropriation of its mark
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2014

This week, luxury jeweler Fabergé filed a lawsuit against Brooklyn restaurant Faberge for what it has deemed a "shameless" appropriation of


Unilever sets off firecrakers, suing to protect trade dress of its frozen treats
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2014

With summer just around the corner (fingers crossed!), it looks like Unileverwants to freeze out any customer confusion that may arise at ice cream