The US Patent and Trademark Office (UPSTO) hosted a webinar on April 26, 2021 for World Intellectual Property Day 2021. The theme was “small businesses taking big ideas to market.”Continue reading “intellectual property in small and medium enterprises (IP for SME)”
BBC News published an article titled McDonald’s loses second ‘Mc’ trademark case against Supermac’s (6 August 2019). Continue reading “Supermac’s vs. McDonald’s trademark case in EU”
This post includes links to articles from Cathy Young and Daniel Leddy. Continue reading “Two articles on stop-and-frisk”
Yonathan A. Arbel, law professor at University of Alabama, wrote a paper for Wake Forest Law Review titled Reputation Failure: The Limits of Market Discipline in Consumer Markets.
My favorite part of this paper is the concept of “Regression to the Extreme” in product reviews. Continue reading “Reputation Failure: The Limits of Market Discipline in Consumer Markets”
Natasha Lomas wrote an article for TechCrunch titled Europe’s top court says active consent is needed for tracking cookies.
« Europe’s top court has ruled that pre-checked consent boxes for dropping cookies are not legally valid. Consent must be obtained prior to storing or accessing non-essential cookies, such as tracking cookies for targeted advertising. Consent cannot be implied or assumed. » Continue reading “Europe’s top court says active consent is needed for tracking cookies”
Jessica Silbey wrote an article for Smithsonian Magazine titled How Xerox’s Intellectual Property Prevented Anyone From Copying Its Copiers. Continue reading “How Xerox’s Intellectual Property Prevented Anyone From Copying Its Copiers”