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The Role of the States in United States Trademark Law

By John T. Cross Grosscurth Professor of Law, University of Louisville, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. Excerpt from On Intellectual Property Law: The Role of the States in United States Trademark Law, 49 U. Louisville L. Rev. 485 I. Introduction Patent, copyright, and trademark constitute the...

State Consumer Protection Laws Unleashed on Patent Trolls

Trolls Face Expensive Legal Battle To Prove Inapplicability of State Laws When a patent troll asserts a patent claim of questionable merit against a defendant, the defendant is faced with two options: 1) fight a very expensive and time consuming legal battle to prove the correctness of their invalidity...