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Litigation Holds – The Triggers and Consequences For Failing to Preserve Evidence

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

  In 2012, when Plantronics received notice of GN Netcom’s antitrust lawsuit against it, the company informed its employees to preserve information that could be relevant to the lawsuit through a litigation hold — an instruction to hold, or stop,… Read More

U.S. Supreme Court Clears Way for Registration of “Disparaging Trademarks” with USPTO

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court recently threw a wrench in long-established trademark law, deciding in favor of protecting a category of marks that were previously deemed not eligible for registration by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Trademarks are generally words,… Read More