Several Fross Zelnick lawyers were named in the categories of Trademark Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, and Copyright Law when the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers was released today.
Richard Lehv was named in all three categories while Craig Mende was listed in both Trademark Law and Litigation –More
1. All Applicants/Registrants — Domicile Information (required now).
The USPTO now requires all applicants and registrants to provide their physical street address in order to establish their “domicile.” The USPTO requires domicile information even if the trademark owner is represented by counsel.More
Bloomberg Law quoted Nadine Jacobson in its article about the the recent EU General Court decision upholding the invalidity of the EU registration for a simple three-stripe design by Adidas. Nadine is quoted on how it seems that the EU is becoming somewhat strict about the proof of use required to demonstrate acquired distinctiveness –More
Articles And Published Works
Tamar Niv Bessinger and Jessica Vosgerchian‘s article entitled “Responding to Surge in Fraudulent USPTO Specimens” was published in the Summer edition of Today’s General Counsel. The article explores strategies for addressing fraudulent trademark applications that threaten to interfere with brand owner’s business.More
The long-awaited new Canadian trademark regime came into force on June 17, 2019. In its final form, the most significant changes include the following:
- classification of goods and services based on the Nice Classification;