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Timing is Everything: The District of Massachusetts Clarifies Local Rule
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

In a recent decision denying defendants’ motion for Rule 11 sanctions, the District of Massachusetts interpreted its local rule regarding the


Trademark Fair Use: A Subjective Call No Matter What Side of the Pond
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 10 2017

There are occasions where displaying another company’s trademark is desirable. Whether that type of trademark use is lawful generally is a subjective


Who vs. What: 4 Steps to Prevent Your Trademark from Falling in the 'Genericide' Abyss
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2017

Recently the Ninth Circuit ruled that Google’s trademark for search engines has not become generic and is still enforceable as to search engines. As


Nutter Bank Report, July 2017
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2017

The CFPB has approved a new rule that will prohibit banks and other covered providers of certain consumer financial products and services from using


Many Options to Protect Your Fashion Design, But No One-Stop Shop
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

Fashion designers face a unique set of challenges in protecting their intellectual property. Though a fanciful garment may be the result of a single


Fantastic Beast Sighting in the District of MassachusettsMotion to Strike Allowed
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2017

The District of Massachusetts recently issued something of a legal unicorn;1 it granted a Plaintiff’s motion to strike two of the Defendant’s


Nutter Bank Report, June 2017
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • June 29 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that a bank that collects on debts it has bought and holds “for its own account” is not a debt collector under


Supreme Court’s Ruling on AIA Patent Reviews Could Reverberate Across Patent Law Landscape
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

On June 12, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Oil States Energy Services LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC to decide whether the AIA


Supreme Court Ruling on Offensive Trademarks Could Embolden Future Trademark Applicants
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2017

The Supreme Court held in Matal v. Tam that the Lanham Act’s provision forbidding the registration of disparaging trademarks is unconstitutional in


Federal Circuit Reverses Fee Award in Case Tagged as Exceptional
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2017

While the Supreme Court’s decisions in Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc. and Highmark Inc. v. Allcare Health Management System, Inc