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#HonestAds : A Wrap Up from the 2018 NAD Conference

We are back from the 2018 National Advertising Division Annual Conference: The Truth About Advertising Law – Recent Developments and Best Practices that took place over two days in downtown New York.  We heard from the NAD Director, NAD staff attorneys as well as staff continue reading...

Release of National Cyber Strategy

Late last week, the Trump Administration released the National Cyber Strategy of the United States of America, purportedly the first such document released by the government in 15 years.  According to the introduction by the President, the Cyber Strategy “is a call to action for continue reading...

How Technology Made A Copyright Law Obsolete

Did you know that there are likely billions of unprotected IP works in nearly every consumer electronic sitting on your desk or held in your hand? Today, it seems like every electronics device maker is announcing there are something like seven billion transistors on a continue reading...

Hard Times With WHOIS? INTA Wants To Know

If you have encountered any issues accessing WHOIS information, the International Trademark Association (“INTA”) wants to hear from you. Due to changes in privacy law brought on by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), it is becoming more difficult or impossible to access continue reading...

The Copyright Circus Has Finally Left Town

Last Friday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals finally put to bed a copyright dispute that many viewed as nothing short of bananas.   Naruto v. Slater—dubbed the “Monkey Selfie” case—raised the novel (if not bizarre) question of whether a non-human primate has standing to sue continue reading...