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Finally U Can Trademark immoral or scandalous marks

On June 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Lanham Act’s ban on the registration of immoral or scandalous trademarks as a violation of the First Amendment.

by Mari-Elise Paul and Alexandra MacKay June 26, 2019
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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects "Unreasonable but Good Faith Belief" Defense for Creditors in Violation of Discharge Injunction

Co-Author, Ameena R. Khan, Summer Associate. At the conclusion of a bankruptcy, the court typically enters an order discharging the debtor from personal liability for most pre-bankruptcy debts. This “discharge order” bars creditors from attempting to collect any debt covered by the order from the debtor personally. 11 USC § 524(a)(2).

by Mina N. Khalil June 21, 2019
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Legal Risks of Virtual and Augmented Reality on the Construction Site

Co-Author, Kelly Ball, Summer Associate. The construction industry is known for innovation and creative problem solving, and the industry’s early adoption of cutting-edge virtual technologies is no exception.

by Megan K. George June 19, 2019
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Trademarks in Bankruptcy

Last week, in Mission Products, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, ___ U.S. ___, Case No. 17-1657 (May 20, 2019), the U.S. Supreme Court resolved a circuit split by clarifying the consequences of a bankruptcy debtor’s rejection of a trademark license when the bankruptcy debtor is the trademark licensor.

by Alexandra MacKay, Mari-Elise Paul, and Erika R. Barnes May 28, 2019