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Beyond the data breach: How retail is addressing cybersecurity

Bret Cohen and Lillian Hardy spoke to Retail Dive about the need for retailers to implement data protection strategies that include training employees across departments and vetting...

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Mission Product: Trademarks? Yes. Mootness? No

In Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, 587 U.S. ___ (2019), the Supreme Court held that a debtor's rejection of a trademark license does not eliminate the licensee's right to ...

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The A-CBDs of registering hemp-related trademarks: New guidance from the USPTO

Brand owners seeking to register cannabis-related trademarks take note: the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued guidance regarding the effects of the 2018 Farm Bill on...

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Bankrupt brands can't revoke trademark licenses, says SCOTUS

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that bankrupt trademark licensors cannot use federal bankruptcy law to rescind the rights of their trademark licensees to continue use of duly licensed...

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European Product Liability Directive: Stay tuned, guidance is around the corner

It's been a year since the European Commission published its Fifth Report on the application of the European Product Liability Directive (the "Directive") and set up expert panels to...

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USPTO reiterates commitment to detect and prevent fraudulent foreign trademark applications

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently reiterated its commitment to stemming the tide of inaccurate and fraudulent trademark applications originating primarily from China.

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FDA doubles down on MUsT studies for sunscreens and issues final guidance on absorption studies that will likely be needed for continued marketing

On 10 May 2019 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a notice of availability for a final guidance document on Maximal Usage Trials (MUsT studies) for topically applied...

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Copycat Flattened by Patent & Trade Dress Jury Verdict in Win for Tieks Shoes

The maker of the Tieks ballet flat Gavrieli Brands walked away with over $2.1 million when a federal jury found Soto Massini’s competing designs infringed on Tieks’ patents and...

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