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Dec 20, 2017

Ban on “Immoral” and “Scandalous” Trademarks Ruled Unconstitutional, But Some Applicants Will Still Face Hurdles — IP Watchdog

Michael Bernet’s article “Ban on “Immoral” and “Scandalous” Trademarks Ruled Unconstitutional, But Some Applicants Will Still Face Hurdles” was published in IP Watchdog on December 20, 2017. In the article, Michael discusses the Federal Circuit’s recently issued opi...  Read more

Dec 14, 2017

Studios And Agencies Prepare For The Labor Code 432.3 Earthquake – Forbes

Philip Bonoli’s article “Studios And Agencies Prepare For The Labor Code 432.3 Earthquake” was published in Forbes on December 13, 2017. In the article, Philip discusses how the new labor law that prohibits employers from asking about salary histories could affect Hollywood dealmaking. To ...  Read more

Dec 11, 2017

Nicholas Rozansky Quoted in Bloomberg News on Weinstein Co. Racketeering Suit

Nick Rozansky was recently asked by Bloomberg to comment on the racketeering lawsuit filed against Weinstein Co. for allegedly helping facilitate and conceal “widespread sexual misconduct” by Harvey Weinstein. In the article, Nick argues that the women’s allegations could be seen as a pattern ...  Read more

Nov 1, 2017

Are The Weinstein Company Employees Getting Read To Sue? – Forbes

Philip Bonoli’s article “Are The Weinstein Company Employees Getting Ready To Sue?” was published in Forbes on October 19, 2017. In the article, Philip discusses whether language used in a statement released by anonymous Weinstein Company staffers about the sexual assault allegations against H...  Read more

Sep 18, 2017

Mister Softee Takes Hard Line Against Former Licensee

As a kid in New York, I knew Mister Softee ice cream. We all did. Like Pavlov’s dogs, as soon as we heard the iconic musical jingle coming from a Mister Softee truck we would stop everything and run to meet the truck to buy ice cream. The sound was as distinctive as a Harley Davidson mot...  Read more

Sep 15, 2017

50 Cent’s Business Managers May Have To Face The Music – Forbes

Talin Keshishian’s article “50 Cent’s Business Managers May Have To Face The Music” was published in Forbes on September 15, 2017. In the article, Talin discusses the famous rapper 50 Cent’s recent legal dispute with his business managers, who guided him through a chapt...  Read more

Sep 6, 2017

Are You Ready for Some Football? – Insurance Thought Leadership

Joe Balice’s article “Are You Ready for Some Football?” was published by Insurance Thought Leadership on September 6, 2017. In the article, Joe discusses the rise of insurance policies in fantasy football, analyzing the legality of these policies and whether they bear any resemblance to gambli...  Read more

Sep 5, 2017

In-N-Out vs. Smashburger: A Juicy US Burger Lawsuit Invokes Multiple Trademark Law Doctrines – Intellectual Property Watch

Joe Rothberg’s article “In-N-Out vs. Smashburger: A Juicy US Burger Lawsuit Invokes Multiple Trademark Law Doctrines” was published by Intellectual Property Watch on September 4, 2017. In the article, Joe discusses the lawsuit filed by burger chain In-N-Out against Smashburger, which alleg...  Read more

Aug 23, 2017

Legal Inklings On Ink: Are Tattoos Reproduced In Video Games Fair Use? – Forbes

Joe Rothberg’s article “Legal Inklings On Ink: Are Tattoos Reproduced In Video Games Fair Use?” was published in Forbes on August 22, 2017. In the article, Joe discusses the lawsuit filed over tattoos on playable athletes in video games, and whether the reduction of a work is consi...  Read more

Aug 9, 2017

Perhaps Only A Poison Pill Lays At The End Of This (Reading) Rainbow – Forbes

Ron Abrams’s article “Perhaps Only A Poison Pill Lays At The End Of This (Reading) Rainbow” was published in Forbes on August 9, 2017. In the article, Ron discusses the lawsuit filed against “Reading Rainbow” star LeVar Burton claiming breach of contract and copyright infringement. To ...  Read more

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