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The Law And Business Of Social Media - Status Updates - 9 January 2017
Last year we explained how companies could protect their social media currency and heed the FTC's warning on native advertising.
United States
13 Jan 2017
In A Rough Year For CDA Section 230, Manchanda V. Google Provides Comfort To Website Operators
As we noted in our recent post on the Ninth Circuit case Kimzey v. Yelp! Inc., in the right circumstances, Section 230 of the CDA still provides robust protection against liability...
United States
9 Dec 2016
#Trademarks?: Hashtags As Trademarks Revisited
Since our previous article on the emerging issue of trademark rights in hashtags, the use of hashtags in social media marketing has continued to grow.
United States
21 Jul 2016
#Trademarks?: Hashtags As Trademarks
But can a hashtag be registered as a trademark?
United States
14 May 2015
The Law And Business Of Social Media - Status Updates, January 16th, 2015
The founder of the Lagunitas Brewing Company decided to drop a lawsuit that he’d filed against Sierra Nevada for trademark infringement after beer drinkers expressed their disapproval of the suit on Twitter.
United States
29 Jan 2015
First Circuit Decision Reminds Trademark Owners of the Importance of Claiming Incontestability for Registered Trademarks
The First Circuit’s recent decision in Borinquen Biscuit Corp. v. M.V. Trading Corp., 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 8206 (1st Cir. April 4, 2006), illustrates the importance of filing Section 15 affidavits to claim incontestable status for trademarks that have been registered for more than five years.
United States
3 May 2006
Federal Circuit Decision Serves As Warning For Trademark Owners Who Fail To Control Their Distributors
The Federal Circuit’s recent decision in SKF USA, Inc. v. International Trade Commission, 2005 U.S. App. LEXIS 19750 (Fed. Cir. September 14, 2005), illustrates the dangers that lurk for trademark owners who fail to control their distributors adequately.
United States
28 Sep 2005
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