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The Supreme Court Explains Trademark Registration, And It's The Best Ever

Much has been said and written in recent weeks about the Supreme Court’s defense of the First Amendment in the Slants case (<i>Did The Supreme Court Slants Case Just Approve A Big FU To Trademark Owners?</i>), by striking down provisions of federal trademark law. The court has also provided us with …

Intellectual Property

What Are Torts, and Are They Covered by Insurance?

Insuring Your Business Against Tort-Related Lawsuits<p>Updated October 30, 2017<p>A tort is a civil wrong, other than a breach of contract, which causes …

Pot with patents could plant the seeds of future lawsuits

<b>(AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)</b><p>How pot patents are affecting the marijuana industry landscape<p>Craig Nard<p>July 6, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>It’s hard to make sense of cannabis regulation.<p>The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) continues to categorize marijuana …

Canada's cannabis legalization plan needs to factor UN treaties: Opposition

OTTAWA -- Opposition parties and legal experts are urging the Liberal government to be clear on how it plans to handle the legalization of cannabis …

Red Lobster In Legal Battle With Music Festival Over The Word “Summerfest”

People tend to add suffixes like “-fest,” “-athon,” or “-palooza” to just about any event these days, but some of these promotional names are well …

Maersk says shipments back to normal next week after cyber attack

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk <MAERSKb.CO> expects container shipments to be back to normal early next week, it said on Thursday, as the impact of last week's cyber attack extends into its third week.<p>Maersk, which handles one in seven containers shipped globally, …

Intel, John McAfee settle lawsuits over antivirus pioneer's name

John McAfee, the creator of eponymous antivirus computer software, has settled a lawsuit against Intel over his right to use his name on other …

Blac Chyna's Lawyer Is 'Exploring All Legal Remedies And Protections'

Whether Rob Kardashian will be charged with posting "revenge porn" remains an open question.<p>Blac Chyna’s attorney is evidently taking Rob Kardashian’s barrage of explicit and angry Instagram and Twitter posts quite seriously. In a statement he released to People on Wednesday evening, the attorney, …

Vaccine Liability And Causation: Has Europe Gone Overboard?

My son and I are avid baseball fans (though we support different teams — he the O’s and I the Nats). Sometimes we turn on a game in progress on TV, while our favorite team is in the lead. It often seems that, invariably, the opponent scores as soon as we start watching. We feel we have jinxed our …

Why Germany’s current-account surplus is bad for the world economy

THE battle-lines are drawn. When the world’s big trading nations convene this week at a G20 summit in Hamburg, the stage is set for a clash between a …

Economics

Japan and Europe’s huge new trade agreement shows that US leadership is already fading

They’re creating a rival to NAFTA — because Trump.<p>Japan and Europe have a pointed message for the US: We’re taking your place as global leaders in free trade.<p>Japan and the European Union agreed on an outline for a massive trade deal on Thursday that will rival the size of NAFTA, the free trade …

How AI will drive inequality in the legal services business

Demand for legal services is booming, but the trend is only benefiting a handful of elite law firms, writes J. Stephen Poor, Chair Emeritus at …

Legal Services

`Free TV for Life': It's (Sort of) Legal and Sweeping the U.S.

Imagine this: "Free TV For Life!"<p>The irresistible pitch is splashed on the home page of something called CorkyTV, which advertises Amazon Fire sticks …