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On September 3, 2014 By Katherine Dutcher January 14, 2015
The ALS Association has put a damper on the wildly successful “Ice Bucket Challenge” fundraiser after filing applications with the US Patent and Trademark Office in an attempt to trademark the contest’s title. Given that the viral campaign began well before the ALSA became involved, public response to the trademark claims was swift [...]Continue Reading →
On June 29, 2011 By Thomas Booms January 26, 2014
Historically, few corporate executives have paid much attention to management of their company’s intellectual property (“IP”) portfolio and/or IP litigation exposure. However, given the rise of an increasing number–and continually evolving structures–of non-practicing entities (“NPEs”), intellectual property issues are starting to gain visibility to corporate executives. Specifically, IP monetization and defensive patent aggregation [...]Continue Reading →
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Axl Rose goes forward with $20 million lawsuit over use of band mate Slash in videogame Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.
Charlie Sheen catchphrase, “Winning!” sparks trademark disputes.
ICANN approves .xxx for adult-entertainment sites.
Netflix faces class action lawsuit for privacy [...]Continue Reading →
In the news. . .
Scramble ensues to get rights to “Girl With The Dragon Tattoo” trademarks.
Obama issues executive order establishing two interagency advisory committees to oversee enforcement of IP rights.
Judge gives new life to EchoStar’s patent counter-attack against TiVo.
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