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Trademark and Unfair Competition Law

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Expertly advise and represent your clients on evolving trademark issues with the Trademarks and Unfair Competition Deskbook. This guide is a unique and easy-to-use reference tool offering an up-to-date synthesis of current and developing trademark and unfair competition law in one concise volume. Trademarks and Unfair Competition Deskbook directs you through the latest decisions and legislative enactments. The Fourth Edition has a newly enhanced focus on examining trademark law's place in the constitutional scheme. An entirely new chapter is devoted to the question of trademark law's interaction with the First ...
Time-Travelling Fanfic Wank - Scrivener's Error
Law and reality in publishing (seldom the same thing) from the author's side of the slush pile, with occasional forays into military affairs, censorship and the First Amendment, legal theory, and anything else that strikes me as interesting. link to: 12:38 [GMT-6]   Time for more wanking on fan fiction , this time incited by Diana Gabaldon . Sort of . Maybe . This leads to two points: 1. Almost everything spewed forth in public about the legal status of fanfic — on both sides — is wrong . There is no one legal theory that covers this area 1 ; there is no one set of national laws that covers this area; ... market research, surveys and trends
Trademark Law & Book Titles | Copylaw
Law Offices of Lloyd J. Jassin * Focus on IP, Publishing, Content and Entertainment Law News & Information * The Actors Equity Bldg. 1560 Broadway,Suite 400 New York, NY 10036 212.354.4442 (tel.) (email) How to Use Trademark Law to Create Multiple Passive Income Streams & Avert Legal Battles By Lloyd J. Jassin A great title can contribute tremendously to a book’s success. It can also create opportunities for multiple passive income streams from licensing the sale of book-related merchandise and paraphernalia. In this article, I will share with you valuable tips on how to ... market research, surveys and trends


Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP
The Pattishall law firm began in a thunderstorm. The decisive moment came in 1898, when Edward S. Rogers, a third year at the University of Michigan law school, ducked into a classroom to get out of the downpour. At the lectern was Frank F. Reed, the leading trademark and copyright lawyer from Chicago. But let William T. Woodson, later a name partner, tell the story: The young Mr. Rogers became so interested in the lecture, which was on the law of trademarks and unfair competition, that he not only stayed to the finish, but also attended the remaining lectures. When he ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Commentary: Advertiser's guide to false advertising and how to ...
What is it?Advertisers who don't tell the truth about their products or their competitor's products often have to come up with more than I'm sorry, when they are caught. False advertising is, in essence, exactly what the name implies: the passing off of goods or services (yours or a competitor's) as something or someone's they are not. It is the usurpation of good will and sales by unfair means. False advertising is prohibited and actionable under federal law and by various state statutes which prohibit deceptive trade practices and unfair competition. The Federal Trade Commission, competitors and - in ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Fendi Receives $2.5 Million in Settlement of 2006 Lawsuit against Filene's ...
NEW YORK, Jun 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Includes Consent Injunction Permanently Barring RVI from Selling Fendi Products without Prior Permission Fendi Adele S.R.L., Fendi S.r.l., and Fendi North America, Inc., ("Fendi") today announced that it has reached a settlement in which it has received a payment of $2.5 million to resolve its 2006 lawsuit charging the Filene's Basement chain, which later filed for bankruptcy, and its parent company during the relevant time period, Retail Ventures Inc ("RVI"), with purchasing and selling counterfeit Fendi products. In ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Westrup Klick, R. Duane Westrup, Mark L. Van Buskirk, Jennifer L. Conner; Krieger & Krieger, Linda Guthamnn Krieger and Terrence B. Krieger for Plaintiff and Appellant. Dorsey & Whitney, Kent J. Schmidt, John P. Cleveland, Richard H. Silberberg and Robert G. Manson for Defendant and Respondent. FLIER, J. Jamshid Aryeh appeals from the order (judgment) of dismissal of his second amended complaint brought under the Unfair Competition Law (UCL), Business and Professions Code section 17200 et seq. [ 1 ] The trial court sustained respondent Canon Business Solutions, Inc.'s (Canon) general demurrer without leave to amend, ruling ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Law 760: Trademark and Unfair Competition Law
Nov 21, 2009 ... Law 760: Trademark and Unfair Competition Law. The examination in this course is a three hour closed book examination (laptops ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Unfair Competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act ...
to the Trademark Law Treaty unless authorized by the government of the state concerned. Article 4 Injunction against Acts of Unfair Competition ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
.  Oversight Hearing on the "Federal Trademark Dilution Act," House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property. March 22, 2001 .  Oversight Hearing on "ICANN, New gTLDs, and the Protection of Intellectual Property," House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property. July 28, 1999 .  "Internet Domain Names and Intellectual Property Rights," House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property. July 22, 1999 .  "Cybersquatting and Consumer ...
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99 problems but a name aint one | Ask MetaFilter
For example, if I wanted to name my consulting firm '99 problems' or something equally as cheesy, would I need to request Jay-Z's permission first? I've seen this which indicates that I don't need to - but just double checking to see if anyone knows otherwise. I Am Not a Lawyer but here's the thing: you're starting a business. Most businesses fail. You don't want to create any problems that don't already exist. Suppose I were Jay-Z's lawyer and I found out about your business. I would definitely write you a letter and claim that you were ripping off my client by using his ...
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