Understanding Open Source Licensing: Risks, Benefits, and Implications for Intellectual Property

Understanding Open Source Licensing: Risks, Benefits, and Implications for Intellectual Property Open-source licensing has existed since the late 1980s and early 1990s, when the Free Software Foundation introduced the concept of "free software" and launched the GNU General Public License (GPL). Despite the long-standing use of open-source licenses for over two decades, businesses newly entering [...]

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SoCal IP Law Institute MCLE meeting of February 12, 2024 – Cannabis Industry Legal Update (MCLE) 2024 – YouTube.

Since it is the day after the Super Bowl, how about catching up with: Cannabis Industry Legal Update (MCLE) - YouTube Cannabis Industry Legal Update (MCLE) - YouTube Cannabis Industry Legal Update (MCLE) San Diego Law Library Open Angelo Gaz, of Counsel to SoCalIP, will lead the discussion.  

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USPTO Crackdown on Trademark Scammers Amazon Crackdown on Counterfeiters

Please join us 9/27/2021 at 1:00pm for a discussion: United States Patent and Trademark Office Crackdown on Scammers. For years, owners of United States Trademark Registrations have been plagued by scam letters requesting payments to renews trademark registrations. Though trademark registrations must be renewed, these letters did not come from the actual USPTO but a [...]

Prosecuting Chinese Counterfeiters: New Enforcement Strategies Learned from Fendi v. Yilang at Shanghai Higher People’s Court

The FENDI Decision is out! After 5 long years, the Shanghai High Court issued its final judgement in the case of Fendi v. Yi Lang. Defendant Yi Lang (no relative of this week's presenter, SoCal IP Partner Marina Lang) can no longer operate his "Fendi" stores in China, stocked with parallel goods.  We will discuss [...]

Recent Case Law Arising from Breach of a Trademark License – Monday, March 15, 2021 at 1pm PST

Recent Caselaw Arising from Breach of a Trademark License Marina L. Lang, Partner at SoCal IP Law Group LLP, will be giving a live, online presentation at the SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 1pm PST. Participating in this activity is approved for 1 hour of MCLE credit. All are welcome. [...]

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