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Scuttling Blackbeard’s Law

Plagiarism Today

The state of North Carolina has repealed Blackbeard's law, which claimed copyright in certain works. The post Scuttling Blackbeard’s Law appeared first on Plagiarism Today. However, the deeper issues remain.

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Spring Semester Law Student Intern Applications Now Open

Erik K Pelton

We are seeking a law student for a paid IP/Trademark internship ($25/hr) from January to May 2024. Our intern will have an interest in Intellectual Property law; solid research and writing skills; and attention to detail and deadlines. Applications will be accepted through November 24th, 2023.

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Protecting a Law Firm Brand

Erik K Pelton

Law firms have brands and trademarks too! Erik explains how law firms can protect their firm name and other branding elements, and shares some of the reasons they benefit from trademark registration. The post Protecting a Law Firm Brand appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC.

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November 2023 California Employment Law Notes

JD Supra Law

We invite you to review our newly-posted November 2023 California Employment Law Notes, a comprehensive review of the latest and most significant developments in California employment law. By: Proskauer - California Employment Law

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“DUMB STARBUCKS”: Grasping at laws.

Likelihood of Confusion

Part of me does not want to give the—ahem—geniuses behind the DUMB STARBUCKS stunt any more press, but the rest of me feels that you, The post “DUMB STARBUCKS”: Grasping at laws. appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

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What Are Common Law Trademark Rights

Erik K Pelton

The following is an edited transcript of my video What Are Common Law Trademark Rights? What are common law trademark rights? They have what are called common law rights, which are not necessarily as strong as registered rights. There are limitations.

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Judge Blocks Texas “Book Rating” Law

Velocity of Content

A federal judge has issued a preliminary injunction blocking HB 900, the controversial “book rating” law from taking effect in Texas. There was some urgency because the law was set to take effect on September 1,” he tells me. But for now, the headline is that the controversial book rating law in Texas is blocked.”

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