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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
Maria Crimi Speth & Aaron Haar
If you aren't registering your copyrights with the United States Copyright Office, you're missing out on additional protections.
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.
Trademark clearance for craft breweries.
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.
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.
Jennifer Ko Craft
IPR protection strategies that work.
Frederic M. Wilf
Cloud computing continues to be a powerful and cost-effective means to build a business with international reach.
What is "use" in commerce?
Sebastian Chilco and Rachel Fendell Satinsky
Blake, Cassels & Graydon
JP Bogden and Kurt Sarno of 2019 Canadian "Law Firm of the Year" award-winner Blakes discuss trends in the private equity sector.
Benjamin Caddaye, Law Clerk and Alicia Hill
With the changing of a contract in a franchise agreement, certain rights you thought you were entitled to might get lost in translation.
Anthony J. Enea
New Years resolutions don't always work, but these four reasonable suggestions will serve you well for many more years to come.
Igor Svechkar of Asters talks with Best lawyers about his firm's 2019 Antitrust "Law Firm of the Year" award for Ukraine.
You might be an expert on bankruptcy, but communicating its practical realities to clients can get complicated.
Gide Loyrette Nouel
Winner of the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Real Estate Law in France, Hugues Moreau of Gide talks global capital and market changes.
Upping your customer service skills could boost business, propel your career, and help you retain top clients.
There are reasons to hire an expert with 30-plus years of experience, but don't underestimate the skills of a first timer.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The 2019 Canaidan "Law Firm of the Year" honoree for Competitions/Antitrust Law shares the keys to their success.
Mariano Roca López
A union between two left-wing parties in Spain has led to a new budget agreement that could raise personal and corporate income taxes.
Ryan B. Bormaster
You don't need to go to court to handle a civil suit. Find out your alternative options.
Gowling WLG won the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" award for Aboriginal Law in Canada.
Kraig J. Marton
Arbitration might seem like an appealing alternative, but it could cost you time and money.
Attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers can now position themselves as reliable industry resources.