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Can Content Owners Pin Infringement on Pinterest?

"Pinterest is a $7.7 Billion Company." (quoted from Debra Borchardt, "Pinterest Is a $7.7 Billion Company," Forbes , April 16, 2012, accessed April 17, 2012, http://onforb.es/IQd1UO ). Thus spake Forbes , based on Pinterest's large and growing usage numbers . Forbes went...

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Companies Using Pinterest, Be Careful Not to Get Pricked

By Rachel Tarko Hudson Pinterest has seen its number of daily visitors increase by 145 percent since the beginning of 2012, now counting 11 million users on its site, according to recent reports. It is a powerful social media tool by any standard, however, in recent months, with its meteoric rise...

Sands Anderson PC: B2B and Pinterest? There’s nothing to see here.

By Donna Ray Berkelhammer It's hard for social media advocates like us to not enthusiastically support the medium's newest fave: Pinterest . The virtual scrapbook is a GREAT display window for consumer companies selling food, fashion or funky fixtures. If you're a B2B company, however...

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Why Wait To Register? Trademark registrations are quickly becoming the only cost effective means to defend brands online

By Brian P. Gregg Investing in a trademark registration is becoming the only effective means for defending a brand online at relatively modest costs. Business owners who do not own federal registration for their trademarks are seeing their ability to protect their marks on the Internet shrink at the...