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Sound Marks in China

A sound mark can be registered in China since May 1, 2014. According to a draft Standard of Examination issued by the Chinese Trademark Office, a sound mark can consist of a musical or non-musical sound, or a combination of both.  Non-musical sound includes natural continue reading...

BIAS Rules: New FCC Regulations on Broadband Customer Privacy

On October 27, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) adopted sweeping new privacy rules applicable to all telecommunications providers including broadband internet access service (“BIAS”) and interconnected voice-over-internet-protocol (“VoIP”) providers. Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services. These rules continue reading...