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Trademark Disputes and Protection -- Some Casework and Hypothetical Examples where Best Practice Dictates a Comprehensive Linguistic Analysis

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 must recognize that such analysis provides an extremely...

IP Dragon (China)

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

U.S., Brazil Agree Upon Path Toward Negotiated Solution of Cotton Dispute

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 of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced that the United...

Intellectual Property Rights Blowing in the Wind

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 on which it will now impose those (sanctioned...

U.S. Department of Commerce Seeks Comments from U.S. Businesses on Protecting Intellectual Property Rights in Foreign Markets

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 markets. The deadline for comments is Friday...

ANZ-Pacifica Law Toolbox

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 for several countries in this vast and beautiful...

Brazil-Russia-India-China (BRIC) Laws Toolbox

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 People’s Republic of China.) The BRIC nations...