Articles by vernalaw

The Transformative Power of Trademarks: LGBTQ+ Affirmation in the Post-Tam Era

In a groundbreaking move over the last few years, the U.S. Supreme Court, through its decisions in Matal v. Tam and Iancu v. Brunetti, paved the way for the federal registration of disparaging, immoral, or scandalous trademarks. This legal shift sparked a spectrum of...

“Law & Business” Podcast Episode 37: World Patent Scams

In Episode 37 of the "Law & Business" podcast, Anthony sits down with John Eastwood, partner of Eiger Law in Taipei, Taiwan. Anthony and John discuss "worldwide patents," a common misunderstanding that does lead to the scamming of those who have patents in a...

Law & Business Podcast Episode 36: MillerCoors sues AB InBev (Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC) over “corn syrup” campaign

In Episode 36 of the "Law & Business" Podcast, Anthony and producer Marc Sterne talk about the MillerCoors lawsuit against AB InBev over its "corn syrup" campaign, which started during the Super Bowl. This episode (minisode? miniwebisode?) was recorded at Chatter...

Episode 35 of the “Law & Business” Podcast – Why You Need to Register a Copyright

In Episode 35 of the "Law & Business" Podcast, Anthony talks (all by himself) about why a person or business must register a copyright in a work that qualifies under copyright law. Yes, the Supreme Court recently ruled that a copyright infringement lawsuit can...