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 [...]

SoCal IP Institute :: January 11, 2016 :: Disparaging Marks Unconsitutional

Our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, January 11, 2016, will be a discussion of the following case: In re Simon Shiao Tam, Case No. 2014-1203 (Fed. Cir. December 22, 2015) (available here).   Mr. Tam sought federal trademark registration of his band name THE SLANTS -  a name described by the Federal Circuit as [...]

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SoCal IP Institute :: January 4, 2016 :: Disparaging Marks Unconsitutional

Our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, January 4, 2016, will be a discussion of the following case: In re Simon Shiao Tam, Case No. 2014-1203 (Fed. Cir. December 22, 2015) (available here).   Mr. Tam sought federal trademark registration of his band name THE SLANTS -  a name described by the Federal Circuit as [...]

By |2016-01-03T22:07:39-08:00January 3rd, 2016|disparagement, Trademark|0 Comments
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