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Safe Shopping Online… What Is The Shop SAFE Act?

Safe Shopping Online… What Is The Shop SAFE Act?

As the e-commerce retail online platform gains in popularity and captures a larger percentage of consumer spending, counterfeiting increases as well.  The Stopping Harmful Offers on Platforms by Screening Against Fakes in E-Commerce Act (Shop Safe Act 2020) seeks to...
Supreme Court Rules on Booking.com Trademark Case

Supreme Court Rules on Booking.com Trademark Case

It’s rare that the Supreme Court issues a trademark or patent decision. Thus, today’s email.On Tuesday, the high court issued an 8-1 ruling that sided with the online travel agency Booking.com, allowing it to trademark its name.The decision will have a ripple effect...
COVID’s Impact on IP Law

COVID’s Impact on IP Law

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced massive worldwide changes that impact all areas of life, including the practice of law.  Fortunately for Intellectual Property (IP) law, a solid infrastructure for electronic communications was already in existence which has minimized...
The USPTO CARES During COVID-19

The USPTO CARES During COVID-19

What is the CARES Act?  CARES is the acronym for Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, which is a $2 trillion relief bill signed by President Trump on March 27 of this year.  It is designed to provide workers, families and small businesses direct economic...
Fakes Are Spreading Faster Than the Virus

Fakes Are Spreading Faster Than the Virus

Beware of Scams Preying Upon Your Fear and TrustWhen disaster strikes, consumers scramble for basic necessities, and this virus pandemic is no different.  As individuals strive to keep themselves and loved ones healthy, there are individuals positioned to profit off...