Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
The Defendant Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”), was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. The new statute creates broad private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and has been hailed as “the most sweeping change to the nation’s intellectual property laws in a generation or more.”
Paul C. Van Slyke
Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another.
Brand owners seeking to obtain exclusive rights in their advertising slogans for campaigns encompassing the United States and Europe should bear in mind certain well-established principles.
Paul C. Van Slyke
The first of a two-part look at updates to the U.S. trademark registration process, and what it means for you and your business.
Michael R. Greco
Will autonomous vehicles drive employers crazy?
Maria Crimi Speth & Aaron K. Haar
There are two arguments for fair use in a trademark infringement case. Here's your guide to understanding both.
Paul C. Van Slyke
The second of a two-part look at updates to the U.S. trademark registration process, and what to expect if yours was selected for an audit.
Business immigration attorneys have a challenging task. Clients, typically large multinationals, have high expectations.
Carol Steinour Young and Emily Hart
On June 19, 2017, the United States Supreme Court settled the issue of whether an offensive name—in this case, an Asian-American rock band called “The Slants”—can properly be registered as a trademark.
Mariano Roca López
Despite its apparent triviality, individuals’ tax residence can in practice have significant consequences for their pockets.
The 2019 Canaidan "Law Firm of the Year" honoree for Competitions/Antitrust Law shares the keys to their success.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA) has been touted as a game changer.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Many trade associations have little direct experience with union organizing and labor relations. When it comes to lobbying in Washington, D.C., however, trade associations know a thing or two about what it takes to be a successful persuader.
What is "use" in commerce?
Jennifer Ko Craft
IPR protection strategies that work.
Trademark clearance for craft breweries.
An Interview With Jan Bernd Nordemann of Boehmert & Boehmert, Winner of the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Award for Intellectual Property Law in Germany
The international property law attorney discusses his firm's recent successes and the trends taking over the IP field.
Frederic M. Wilf
Cloud computing continues to be a powerful and cost-effective means to build a business with international reach.
Suzanne K. Sukkar
The assessments of President Donald J. Trump’s first year in office have had a recurring stormy theme.
For decades, supply chains have been getting increasingly intricate. Now the Trump administration’s trade policies and other disruptions are challenging those systems
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
Michael B. Fein
A guide to navigating copyright claims on famous songs.
John W.H. Denton AO
"How do we make intelligent choices and decisions now when US policy is unclear? Inauguration Day is 20 January 2017. It is useful to look at the key policy approach identified in the campaign."
This virtual wall has not just adversely impacted undocumented immigrants; it has adversely impacted those seeking legal immigrant and nonimmigrant status and those wishing to extend nonimmigrant status.
Alston & Bird
Trade in the First Hundred Days of the Trump Administration
New Oregon employment laws.
Berry Appleman & Leiden