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The Modernization Of Title 17 Section 512

The Modernization Of Title 17 Section 512

Section 512 of Title 17 was enacted in 1998 as part of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).  Since its enactment 22 years ago, there have been dramatic and rapid changes to the internet, but the DMCA has not been changed to accommodate today’s global high-tech...
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...