Trademark and Copyright

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH COPYRIGHT OWNER IN STAR ATHLETICA CASE

By Tamar Duvdevani On March 22, 2017, in a 6-2 decision authored by Justice Thomas, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the designs on Varsity Brands’ cheerleading uniforms are eligible for copyright protection.  The crux of this decision relates to the fact that the United States Copyright Act treats the ...

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BREXIT UPDATE: IMPACT ON TRADEMARKS AND DESIGNS

EUGC RAISES THE BAR FOR ACQUIRED DISTINCTIVENESS

UPCOMING CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS TO BENEFIT FROM DMCA SAFE HARBOR: CONSIDER THESE KEY STEPS

Internet

NEW EU EPRIVACY RULES IN THE MAKING

Internet services, IoT, cookies and more will be significantly impacted. Those who think that the EU General Data Protection Regulation is a lot to contend with are now facing the prospect of a new Regulation replacing the 2002 ePrivacy Directive. A version of the draft Regulation leaked earlier this week indicates ...

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U.S. FINANCIAL REGULATORS PROPOSE SWEEPING NEW CYBERSECURITY REGULATIONS

CHINA: SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO DATA AND CYBERSECURITY PRACTICES UNDER PRC CYBERSECURITY LAW

FRANCE ADOPTS LAW FOR A DIGITAL REPUBLIC: KEY DATA PROVISIONS ARE A JUMP-START ON THE GDPR

Fashion

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH COPYRIGHT OWNER IN STAR ATHLETICA CASE

By Tamar Duvdevani On March 22, 2017, in a 6-2 decision authored by Justice Thomas, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the designs on Varsity Brands’ cheerleading uniforms are eligible for copyright protection.  The crux of this decision relates to the fact that the United States Copyright Act treats the ...

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THE HONG KONG RETAIL REAL ESTATE MARKET: CURRENT STATE AND FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES

IN-STORE ANALYTICS – TRACKING CUSTOMERS IN PHYSICAL RETAIL SPACE

PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE E-COMMERCE SECTOR INQUIRY FOCUS ON E-COMMERCE OF CONSUMER GOODS

Advertising

THE DIFFICULT BALANCE BETWEEN COMPARATIVE ADVERTISING AND TRADEMARK PROTECTION

By Farid Bouguettaya and Karine Disdier-Mikus (Paris) Have you ever compared products or services when contemplating a purchase? Companies, whenever they can, also strive to mark themselves out from their competitors to gain a competitive advantage and new clients.  In an internal market where competition is highly encouraged by the European ...

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US Regulators Take Aim at Native Advertising

Intellectual Property Webinar Series: Hot Topics in Advertising and Marketing Law

Five Best Practices in Advertising Law

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