IP LAW BUGLE
AUGUST 2019 | ISSUE 27
Addressing Trademark Infringement and Misuses in Social Media
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By Bibiana Agudelo, OlarteMoure
Social media has become an important tool to connect with one another and as a means to promote one’s business ideas. Visibility of one´s person, products, or services, is just a few clicks away on a computer, tablet or smartphone. Social media networks pose a challenge for trademark law and specialists suggest various strategies for trademark protection.
Trademark Registration Guidelines for Goods and Services Related to Hemp
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By Blair Barbieri, Hovey Williams LLP
While avoiding guidance on cannabis-related trademarks, a few weeks ago, the USPTO issued guidelines to clarify its position on trademarks related to “hemp” products and goods derived therefrom. See Examination Guide 1-19: Examination of Marks for Cannabis and Cannabis-Related Goods and Services after Enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill (May 2, 2019), available at ...
Post-filing Evidence: When the cards are stacked against you, do you have an ace up your sleeve?
August 22, 2019 | 12:00PM-1:00PM ET | GoToWebinar
Post-filing evidence is generally allowable to support deficiencies in a patent application, such as those related to lack of enablement or inventive step, or in a granted patent, for example, when the patent is undergoing an invalidation action. However, not every jurisdiction treats this practice similarly. This webinar will provide an overview of practice in Canada, the United States, and Europe.
2019 Annual Meeting
The IP Firm’s Workspace 3.0: The Future is Now
Sept. 22-24, 2019 | Embassy Suites | Alexandria, VA, USA
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Michael Buck IP elevates Jeremy Moller to Senior Associate, and this year Michael Buck IP celebrates 10 years of practice Australia!
Bookoff McAndrews named #1 “Best Midsized Law Firm to Work for” by Vault
AIPF member firm, Bookoff McAndrews, was named by Vault as the #1 “best midsized law firm to work for” in the country across all practice areas.
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