On the lighter side of the law, the news has recently covered a couple of very strange examples of intellectual property.
First, we head to Russia…
On April 16th, the International Herald Tribune told the tale of a Russian man who has trademarked a particular style of beard. This man, one I.V. Pugach, states on his website [...]
Over the weekend, dramatic allegations about Wal-Mart’s involvement in over $24 million of suspicious payments broke in the New York Times. The former executive who contacted the New York Times, Mr. Sergio Cicero Zapata, resigned from Wal-Mart de Mexico – as the company is known in that country – in 2004. Mr. Cicero, who was [...]
Apple and Samsung will enter settlement talks in California in an effort to resolve their dual patent infringement suits. The CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, will represent the company alongside their general counsel. Samsung will also be represented in the talks by its CEO, Gee-Sung Choi, and general counsel. San Francisco based Magistrate Judge Joseph [...]
A third edition of “Digital Evidence, Digital Investigation and E-Disclosure: A Guide to Forensic Readiness,” by Peter Sommer, has been published by the Information Assurance Advisory Council (IAAC). The IAAC is a not-for-profit research organization based in the United Kingdom that specializes in strategic level information assurance issues, and enjoys the sponsorship of major UK [...]
Thank you to all who attended our VCC webinar yesterday! Included in this post are the cases that were cited.
Green v. Blitz 2011 WL 806011 (E.D. Tex. Mar. 1, 2011)
Gentex v. Sutter 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 106304 (M.D. Pa. Nov. 13, 2009)
In re National Association of Music Merchants, Musical Instruments, and Equipment Antitrust Litigation, 2011 [...]
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SuperConference is in its twelfth year as the nation’s premiere corporate legal conference and has a well-deserved reputation for thought leadership in the field. In-house counsel will have the opportunity to hear [...]