Kramer, Elkins & Watt

Category: Intellectual Property

The unicorn cat.

FOUND IT! The perfect image for my uber rad new website, A UNICORN CAT! Now, I’ll get a million clicks and my site will go viral. PUBLISH! Been there? Did you ever ask yourself, can I use that image? Without permission from the owner of that image, the answer to this question is a big […]

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“Disparaging” trademark seekers, rejoice.

  Simon Tam chose the name, “The Slants,” for his Asian-American rock-band to make a statement about racial and cultural issues in this country. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejected Tam’s application to federally register the trademark, “The Slants,” finding it “disparaging.” Tam appealed and won. The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit says […]

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