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Joseph Mandour
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Southern California Intellectual Property Lawyer
Southern California Intellectual Property Lawyer

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The copyright case of Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams's "Blurred Lines" is going to trial. Read more about this and the implications it could have on copyright law here:

#robinthicke   #pharrellwilliams   #copyright  

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Judge rules "Blurred Lines" bears copyright similarities to Marvin Gaye's song: 

#copyrightinfringement   #trial   #blurredlines  

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Two distilleries in South Carolina are in an intellectual property dispute over a 'moonshine' trademark:

#intellectualproperty   #southcarolina   #moonshine  

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Converse, which is owned by Nike, is filing a lawsuit against other companies that it feels have unlawfully replicated their shoe design: 

#trademark   #converse   #suit  

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In order to prevent other charities from using the "ice bucket challenge," the ALS Association decided to apply for trademark protection, which they have now withdrawn, due to public disapproval...
#trademarknews   #trademarklaw   #trademarking   

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The trademark disagreement with China has been resolved, clearing the way for Tesla to expand into the world market. 
#trademarknews   #teslamotors   #trademarklaw  

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The date a trademark application is filed counts as the first date of use, even if the trademark has not been used yet... 
#trademarkregistration   #trademark   #trademarklaw  
Before trying to register a trademark, one should preform a trademark search and verify that the trademark in question is not already in use... 
#trademarklaw   #trademarkregistration   #trademark  

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The United States Patent and Trademark Office decided to cancel the Washington Redskin's logo trademark registration because they found it disparaging.
#trademarknews   #trademarknflissues   #trademarklaw  

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A photographer has requested that Wikimedia remove the photo, citing that he has the rights to it, even though a macaque actually took the photo... 
#copyrightnews   #copyrightlaw   #copyrightprotection  
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