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U.S. Department of Commerce Seeks Comments from U.S. Businesses on Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Foreign Markets
Posted on 13 Oct 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

Summary The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is seeking comments from the public (including small and medium-sized companies) designed to help shape government programs for protecting intellectual property rights of U.S. businesses in foreign... Read More

Intellectual Property Rights Blowing in the Wind
Posted on 7 Apr 2010 by Henry Z. Horbaczewski and Iris C. Geik

If ever we hated to say "we told you so", this is that moment. The U.S./Brazil dispute over U.S. cotton subsidies [1] has landed the U.S. on the wrong side of a WTO ruling, resulting in sanctions. Brazil has already identified 102 U.S. products... Read More

U.S., Brazil Agree Upon Path Toward Negotiated Solution of Cotton Dispute
Posted on 7 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

From the Office of the United States Trade Representative Would Avoid Imposition of Countermeasures Against U.S. Exports, U.S. Intellectual Property Rights Washington, D.C. - Today, United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Secretary... Read More

Brazil-Russia-India-China (BRIC) Laws Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (BRIC)

B razil R ussia I ndia C hina Laws Toolbox Welcome to LexisNexis B.R.I.C.Laws toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the new emerging economic bloc composed of the nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China (the... Read More

ANZ-Pacifica Law Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (Au)

Welcome to LexisNexis ANZ-Pacifica Law Toolbox, the law toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for Oceania: Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Island Nations. You will find below the legal content and analysis that we have... Read More

IP Dragon (China)
Posted on 11 Mar 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

IP Dragon (China): Gathering, commenting and sharing information about intellectual property in China to make it more transparent, since 2005. Go to this International & Foreign Law Community Top Blog Read More

Trademark Disputes and Protection -- Some Casework and Hypothetical Examples where Best Practice Dictates a Comprehensive Linguistic Analysis
Posted on 22 Jan 2010 by C.J. Storey-White

A comprehensive linguistic approach to the analysis and assessment of marks for similarity and confusion reveals that there is a highly complex set of mechanisms involved in processing marks, some of which may not be immediately apparent. Practitioners... Read More