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Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 10 Sep 2019
Trademark Law Alert - A Non-U.S. Trademark Applicant or Registrant Must Now Use a U.S. Attorney
As of August 3, 2019, all non-U.S.-domiciled persons and entities (whose permanent legal residence or principal place of business is outside the U.S
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 15 Aug 2019
Trademark Law Alert - “Immoral” and “Scandalous” Marks Join “Disparaging” Marks as Being Registrable in the U.S.
The U.S. Supreme Court in Iancu v. Brunetti, No. 18-302, 588 U.S. _____ (April 15, 2019) struck down a provision of the Federal Trademark Law (known
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 19 Jul 2019
Is a Licensee Permitted to Challenge a Licensor’s IP Rights?
Whether a licensee is precluded (legally called an “estoppel”) from challenging the validity or enforceability of the intellectual property rights
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 25 Jun 2019
Be Careful to Fill Out a Copyright Application Accurately
Inaccurate information in a copyright application, though sometimes correctable, may end up costing a pretty penny
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 18 Jun 2019
Trademark Law Alert - How Your Webpage Can Be a Specimen of Trademark Use
If your trademark appears only on your website, can a copy of a webpage displaying the mark be an acceptable specimen of use for a U.S. trademark
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 6 Jun 2019
Trademark Law Alert -- Can you say “No” when your Bankrupt Licensor Rejects your Trademark License?
The U.S. Supreme Court clarified that a trademark licensor’s bankruptcy may not give it the right to extinguish the licensee’s continued right to use
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 4 Jun 2019
Does the Creator of a Logo Automatically Own Both the Copyright and Trademark Rights?
A logo can be covered by both copyright and trademark rights. If you commission an independent contractor to design a logo for your use, ownership of
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 29 May 2019
Publishing Law Insight - The Perils of Mimicking a Famous Advertising Slogan
If you saw a book advertised by the slogan JUST SAY IT, would another famous advertising slogan come to mind
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 10 May 2019
Cannabis Industry Insight - CBD Derived from Hemp Is Legal in the U.S.
CBD brands are now entitled to U.S. trademark protection
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC | USA | 30 Apr 2019
Restaurant Industry Insight -- Is a Descriptive Restaurant Name Desirable?
Restaurants like to adopt names that tell customers about the nature of the restaurant in some interesting way. But it can be difficult to register a