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Siding with The Slants: Ban on Disparaging Marks Held Unconstitutional
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • June 21 2017

The case arises out of an Asian American's attempt to register THE SLANTS to identify his band comprised exclusively of Asian Americans. The band


“Giving Offense is a Viewpoint”: Supreme Court Holds It Is Viewpoint Discrimination to Deny Trademark Protection for Allegedly Offensive Marks
  • Dickinson Wright
  • USA
  • June 21 2017

In a decision that is being heralded as a victory for First Amendment freedoms, the United States Supreme Court struck down the so-called


gTLDs: Negative feedback for controversial “free speech” TLD
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • November 7 2016

The controversial generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) .FEEDBACK was launched in late 2015 by the Registry Operator Top Level Spectrum, Inc. (TLS)


Religious institutions update: January 2013
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2013

In 2000, Congress enacted the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, 42 U.S.C. 2000cc et seq. (RLUIPA), in recognition that "new, small, or


Combating counterfeiters and copyright pirates international developments
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • October 4 2011

At the signing ceremony for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) last weekend in Japan, Canada was in company with Australia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and, importantly, the United States.


Substantial progress in place for the third amendments to the Trademark Law
  • Jones Day
  • USA, China
  • September 26 2011

After discussions and consultations for nearly two years, the Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council ("LAOSC") of the People's Republic of China eventually published the second version of the draft third amendments to the Trademark Law on September 2, 2011.


IP snapshot May 2011
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • May 23 2011

The High Court has passed down judgment in relation to a judicial review brought by two of the UK's largest Internet Service Providers, relating to the legality and proportionality of the Digital Economy Act.