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GDPR Data Privacy

How the GDPR Set a New Standard for Data Privacy and Protection in the EU and America

The EU takes data privacy and protection seriously, meaning GDPR compliance impacts U.S. companies with customers abroad. Are you compliant?

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Trademark Disparagement and the Washington Redskins

How the Matal v. Tam Case Changed Trademark Law As We Know It

For decades, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rejected potentially offensive trademarks. Then Matal v. Tam changed everything.

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Defeating Patent Trolls

Fighting Back Against Patent Troll Companies After TC Heartland

Patent troll companies were curbed in 2017 by the Supreme Court’s decision in the TC Heartland case, but companies are still at risk.

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white and orange caution cone on keyboard represents need for cybersecurity to protect intellectual property

Businesses Face Growing Need for Cybersecurity to Protect Intellectual Property

A data breach can affect your patents and trade secrets. Today, there is a growing need for cybersecurity measures to protect intellectual property.

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Mickey Mouse founder Walt Disney has pushed the limits of copyright law time and again to protect his characters.

Mickey Mouse, the Founding Fathers and Copyright Law

What is the Copyright Clause? On January 1, 2024, the world’s favorite mouse will enter the public domain. The Walt Disney Company, one of the greatest challengers to copyright law, has fought since 1976 to keep “Steamboat Willie,” the first Mickey Mouse animation, from the hands of other artists and creators for a total of […]

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The Communications Decency Act and the Rise of the Trolls 

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act protects internet companies from litigation of content posted by third parties. Should they have immunity?

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Oracle and Google

The Saga of Oracle and Google in Layman’s Terms (Hopefully)

An ongoing dispute between Oracle and Google has landed in both Federal Court and Northern District of California court. What will happen next? The Federal Circuit recently resurrected one of the most closely watched cases in recent software history: Oracle v. Google. The case between Oracle and Google is incredibly complicated, involving multiple trials, appellate decisions […]

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trademark act

And Down Goes Another Lanham Act Clause… The Trademark Act v. Good Taste?

The Federal Circuit just ruled that the “scandalous” clause of the Lanham Act is unconstitutional in view of the Supreme Court decision in Matal v. Tam. The Lanham Act is also known as the Trademark Act. Recapping The Slants’ Fight for Trademarkability in Matal v. Tam As a refresher, Matal v. Tam involved the Asian-American […]

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