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Cab companies, normally at odds with each other, are banning together to combat Uber.

Uber, a ride-sharing company recently valued at $18 billion, came onto the scene in San Francisco in 2009. Five years later, the company is operating in over seventy cities worldwide. Uber is disrupting the current taxicab market with its use [...]

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When it comes to marketing, branding is important. A clever brand name can become ubiquitous and help a company soar to popularity. The drawback is that such brands are at risk of being genericized. When this happens, what was once a brand name is now a generic term used as a [...]

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After a six-year battle, Tyler Perry finally won the rights to the trademark of “What Would Jesus Do” after filing a petition to cancel Kimberly Kearney’s registration of the trademark.  In addition to giving Perry the rights he was seeking, the case has also served as a warning about the importance [...]

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On June 23th, the Supreme Court handed down one of the most highly anticipated securities litigation opinions in recent memory. Halliburton II brought the fraud-on-the-market theory, the linchpin of securities class actions, squarely in front of the Court. For months, excerpts from various other Court opinions suggested the theory was ripe [...]

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Although Pandora may have won a single battle against the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), the recent decision has left many questions about music royalties unanswered. Pandora originally filed suit against ASCAP in the Southern District of New York, petitioning the court to set “reasonable” licensing fees through 2015. The [...]

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He’s Back!

On March 14, 2014 By Richard Saunders

It appears no one is safe from Carl Icahn, not even Silicon Valley.

The infamous activist investor is at it again, and this time eBay is the object of his disaffection.  In what has become a very public battle over recent weeks, Icahn has described eBay’s Chief Executive, John Donahoe, as [...]

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‘Tis the Season… for Final Exams

On April 16, 2013 By Bradlee Edmondson

JETLaw blog readers, please excuse the brief hiatus as our authors focus on final exams over the next few weeks. We will be back in full force soon!

–Brad Edmondson

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JETLaw Jumps the Rankings

On March 13, 2013 By Brandon Trout

In the annual law journal rankings compiled by Washington and Lee University School of Law, JETLaw has risen an astonishing eighty-five spots to our highest rank ever! See for more details. Currently the highest rated Arts and Entertainment Law Journal outside of New York City, JETLaw is accepting submissions now.

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“Curbing Copyblight” Recognized

On February 12, 2013 By Brandon Trout

Professor John Tehranian’s article “Curbing Copyblight” has been selected by the Intellectual Property Law Review to be republished in its forthcoming 2013 edition. The article can be found here.

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We’ll Be Back Soon!

On December 3, 2012 By Brandon Trout

We’re taking a break to give our bloggers time to study and enjoy their Winter Break. We’ll be back in January, Happy Holidays!

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