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Jun 23, 2017

Gene Simmons Abandons Hand Gesture Trademark Application – Forbes

Ron Abrams’ article “Gene Simmons Abandons Hand Gesture Trademark Application” was published in Forbes on June 21, 2017. The article, which was the first to break the news of Gene Simmons’ decision to withdraw his trademark application, discusses the legal hurdles the rocker would have faced...  Read more

Jun 22, 2017

Philip Bonoli Speaks on ”Bachelor in Paradise” Controversy in The Hollywood Reporter, Forbes

Philip Bonoli was quoted in Ashley Cullins’ Hollywood Reporter article “Booze, Sex and Legal Drama: How the ‘Bachelor’ Scandal Could Reshape Reality TV,” and penned two well-received Forbes articles on the topic entitled “‘Bachelor In Paradise’ Might Be Headed To Court” and “‘B...  Read more

Jun 20, 2017

Supreme Court Finds Lanham Act’s Disparagement Clause Unconstitutional

On June 19, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Matal v. Tam, in which it unanimously declared the Lanham Act’s “disparagement clause” unconstitutional.  At issue in that case was a trademark application for the mark “The Slants” as used by an Asia...  Read more

Jun 16, 2017

Michael Davis Published by California State Bar Business Law Section

Michael Davis’ Insolvency Law e-Bulletin was recently published by the California State Bar Business Law Section. In the e-Bulletin, Michael details the reversed judgment of the appraisal of a minority interest in Katana Software, explaining the facts and reasoning behind the decision. He con...  Read more

Jun 14, 2017

New Restriction on Patent Venue – California Lawyer

Ron Abrams’ article “New Restriction on Patent Venue” was published by California Lawyer on June 14, 2017. In the article, Ron discusses the Supreme Court’s decision in TC Heartland LLC  v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC and how it will reduce the total number...  Read more

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