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F-bomb Trademarks

F-bomb Trademarks

One of the several reasons your trademark might be refused registration by the USPTO is that your proposed mark is scandalous or immoral. Without too much further explanation you might guess that a certain word starting with “F” and rhyming with “duck” might be problematic as a trademark. You would be right. Trademarks can beRead more about F-bomb Trademarks[…]

But. . . they did it on TV:  What Glee teaches about copyright

But. . . they did it on TV: What Glee teaches about copyright

The fictional high school chorus at the center of Fox’s Glee has a huge problem — nearly a million dollars in potential legal liability. For a show that regularly tackles thorny issues like teen pregnancy and alcohol abuse, it’s surprising that a million dollars worth of lawbreaking would go unmentioned. But it does, and weekRead more about But. . . they did it on TV: What Glee teaches about copyright[…]

Happy Law Day

Happy Law Day

May 1st is Law Day which was first recognized by President Eisenhower to observe that we are a nation that has a government of laws. While there are plenty of problems with the legal system in the United States, we often forget how essential rule of law is and how much we rely upon it.

Be Kind To Lawyers Day

Be Kind To Lawyers Day

Although not conclusively proven, it has been asserted that lawyers have feelings too. So don’t forget to celebrate “Be Kind To Lawyers Day.” If you’re not sure how to celebrate such a holiday, here are some suggestions.