Trademark Law Articles

Law & Business Episode 57: Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, and Employment Law Effects due to COVID with John Eastwood

Law & Business Episode 57: Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, and Employment Law Effects due to COVID with John Eastwood

Anthony Verna sat down with John Eastwood of Eiger Law in Taipei, Taiwan to talk about some of the effects of the COVID pandemic. Some of the topics covered are intellectual property, especially in relationship to bankruptcy, and employment law across borders and...

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How to Trademark a Name

How to Trademark a Name

Yes, you can “trademark your name.”  But, first, what does it mean to “trademark my name”? If your business name, phrase, slogan, tagline, product name is being used to identify goods or services with your business, then it is a trademark. The registration of a...

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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...

Defending the Trademark Infringement Lawsuit: Have You Prepared to Lose?

This is not the most typical advice you will see on a law firm website. Litigation is about parties coming to fight in a courtroom about who is right and who is wrong. That said, sometimes, you need to prepare to lose. Maybe a defendant did not know of the Plaintiff...

Pornhub Sends a Cease-and-Desist Letter to a Restaurant

The parent company of Pornhub is demanding that a restaurant in the East Village of New York City change its logo. Mindgeek, the parent company, sent a cease-and-desist letter to the restaurant last month. The letter stated that this could cause confusion among...

Video Blog: Super Bowl Time! Here are some trademark facts from a lawyer who has fought the NFL several times in court over trademark matters.

It's a fun Super Bowl weekend! So this video blog talks about trademarks for the Super Bowl, the NFL, and teams. Enjoy!