Trademark Law

The Slants’ Free Speech Victory Changes The Legal Landscape For Trademarks

It finally happened. In Matal v. Tam, the Supreme Court handed down a long-awaited decision on a major trademark case, and opened the floodgates for a lot more trademarks to be registered. In Matal, the defendant was the leader of...
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The Latest in Intellectual Property Law – Big Changes Ahead

It’s that time of year when the Supreme Court hurries to clear the docket before adjourning for summer.  And this spring, within the space of a week, SCOTUS issued two decisions that will have big implications for patentees, their customers,...
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NFL Trademark Registration News

In an unprecedented move, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has cancelled the trademark registration of the Washington Redskins. The team name has long been disputed as being disparaging to Native Americans, and now five Native Americans have convinced...
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