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Supreme Court Strikes Down Bar To Registration Of "Immoral" Or "Scandalous" Trademarks
Today the US Supreme Court announced its opinion in Iancu v. Brunetti, holding that the Lanham Act's provisions barring the registration of "scandalous" or "immoral" trademarks are unconstitutional under the First Amendment.
United States
10 Jul 2019
The A-CBDs Of Registering Hemp-Related Trademarks: New Guidance From The USPTO
Brand owners seeking to register cannabis-related trademarks take note: the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued guidance regarding the effects of the 2018 Farm Bill
United States
20 Jun 2019
Bankrupt Brands Can't Revoke Trademark Licenses, Says SCOTUS
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that bankrupt trademark licensors cannot use federal bankruptcy law to rescind the rights of their trademark licensees to continue use
United States
17 Jun 2019
Copycat Flattened By Patent & Trade Dress Jury Verdict In Win For Tieks Shoes
The maker of the Tieks ballet flat Gavrieli Brands walked away with over $2.1 million when a federal jury ...
United States
28 May 2019
CBD At TTB: TTB Issues New Industry Circular On Hemp-Derived Ingredients In Alcohol Beverages
Many food and beverage companies are assessing the use of hemp-derived ingredients in their products in light of the 2018 Farm Bill
United States
21 May 2019
N.D. California Straightens Out Competitor's Use Of Infringing Hashtags: #Newdevelopments In Using Trademarks As Hashtags
The Northern District of California recently released an order that sheds new light on how courts grapple with the constantly-increasing use of trademarks as hashtags.
United States
2 May 2019
The Curse Of Shoeless Joe Continues: TTAB Finds White Sox Fan Lacked Bona Fide Intent-To-Use
For any baseball fans already preparing to capitalize when their favorite team wins their next World Series game, you may strike out before getting up to bat at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
United States
30 Apr 2019
Update – TTB's Proposed Labeling Modernization: What Alcoholic Beverage Companies Need To Know
The original deadline for public comment was 26 March 2019, but the TTB extended this deadline until 26 June 2019.
United States
11 Apr 2019
Top Takeaways From TTB's Proposed Labeling Modernization: What Alcoholic Beverage Companies Need To Know
If you make a living producing and selling alcohol beverages, congratulations! You are beloved by many. As someone who manufacturers spirits, wine, beer, or other alcohol beverages ...
United States
8 Mar 2019
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