The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has declared that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office may not deny trademarks on the grounds that they "disparage" discrete groups.
According to a recent 7th Circuit US Court of Appeals opinion authored by Judge Posner, the answer is “no.” In a Forbes article, Nick Sibilla of the Institute of Justice wrote about the case—Backpage.com, LLC v. Dart—and court’s opinion:
At the Delaware Corporate & Commercial Litigation Blog, Francis Pileggi discusses the "Top Three Delaware Corporate Decisions for 2015
The Washington Redskins have filed their opening appellate brief in the case of Pro-Football Inc. v. U.S., No. 15-1874 (4th Cir.). The case arose over the U.S.
In a recent post, Eugene Volokh analyzes a complaint by numerous advocacy groups to the U.S.
In a high-profile case, the New York Supreme Court had occasion to articulate the equitable doctrine of cy pres. In In re Paul Smith’s College of Arts and Sciences,
A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that held that Google Inc.
At ThompsonReuters, Frank Reynolds analyzes In re Sanchez Energy Derivative Litig., No. 9132, 2014 WL 6673895 (Del. Ch. Nov. 25, 2014) and KKR & Co. Corwin et al. v. KKR Fin. Holdings et al., No. 629, 2014, 2015 WL 5772262 (Del. Oct.
In a case that we have been following and posted about previously, the Utah Supreme Court answered “no” in a 4-1 split decision; the Court's lengthy opinion and dissent
The New York Supreme Court in and for New York County recently issued the latest in a long series of New York decisions dealing with the issue of whether a New York court may exercise subject matter jurisdiction over an action for the judicial dissolution of a foreign (non-New York) business enti