Reading Time: 12 minutes NFTs have attracted creators, investors and brands fueled by the outsized returns some have enjoyed. But NFTs are a trap for the unwary. Many buyers have no idea of the rights and restrictions associated with their NFTs; there is no federal regulation and much fraud. This post will guide those interested in NFTs through this opaque landscape, outline recent litigations,offer some trademark guidance and raise enforcement concerns. …Continue reading The Legal Landscape of NFTs in the U.S.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Traditionally, trademarks were shortcuts, identifying and distinguished goods in the marketplace in response to a buyer’s needs and self-selected criteria. Trademarks have also protected against human frailty by alleviating confusion, imitation, disparagement and misrepresentation….Continue reading Has Artificial Intelligence Placed Trademarks On Life Support?
Reading Time: 7 minutes Negotiating a license agreement? There are primers telling you how to take advantage and one-up your license partner. Ignore them. Unless the agreement works for both sides, it won’t last….Continue reading Ten Win-Win License Negotiation Tips
Reading Time: 4 minutes Introduction by Andrew Berger I am pleased to introduce Robert Cumming who I have enjoyed meeting at INTA and whose blog posts at.www.robertcumming.eu I read with interest. Robert is…Continue reading Guest Post By Robert Cumming: Initial Interest Confusion Under EU Trademark Law
Reading Time: 4 minutes Another issue that came up in a Table Topics discussion I moderated at INTA earlier this month was what constitutes genuine use sufficient to sustain a CTM in the…Continue reading Determining Genuine Use of a CTM in the EU after ONEL
Reading Time: 5 minutes I recently moderated a table topics discussion at the INTA annual meeting in Dallas on alternatives available to US mark holders when registering their marks in Europe. One of the…Continue reading Translating IP Translator For US Mark Holders Filing in Europe
Reading Time: < 1 minute Those caught in costly trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board may be wondering how they might streamline their TTAB practice and achieve faster…Continue reading Coming On July 26: Accelerated Case Resolution Webinar Before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board
Reading Time: 8 minutes Sometime in 2013 we may experience the largest expansion of the Internet namespace in history. On June 13, 2012, ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Numbers and Names)…Continue reading How Brands May Navigate the Challenges Raised by ICANN’s Domain Name Expansion
Reading Time: 5 minutes If you are selling your trademarked goods or services in Europe, you may want to register your mark there. Your US trademark rights stop at our borders. But news of…Continue reading Registering Your Mark In Europe? Consider These Three Alternatives
Reading Time: < 1 minute Andrew will speak to the Intellectual Property and Technology Association at Cornell Law School on Tuesday evening March 26, 2012 on How Brands May Protect Themselves Against New Forms…Continue reading Andrew Berger to Speak at Intellectual Property and Technology Association at Cornell Law School on Brand Protection