There are many different reasons why someone might file an opposition or cancellation proceeding challenging a federal trademark application, and many clients are surprised to learn that it often has little to do with the challenged application.
Last month, the Supreme Court issued a game changing decision on the ability to bring claims under the federal false advertising law, but what does it mean for the average consumer?
Virginia Living magazine’s 2014 “Best of Virginia” issue hit the shelves last week, naming Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig (formerly DunlapWeaver) the #1 best law firm in Northern Virginia.
I was interviewed by Bert Martinez on Money for Lunch on the Value of a Trademark Portfolio! Continue reading
Most photographers understand that a watermark can combat online infringement by obscuring an image, but many do not know that watermarking and copyright metadata can also improve an artist’s legal position in cases of online infringement. Continue reading
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has recently approved the Stop Unworthy Spending (“SUSPEND”) Act. The bill seeks to simplify the the suspension and debarment process, and make it more uniform and effective, through a few different changes.
Most copyright owners know that if copyrighted content is posted on the web without permission, a DMCA takedown notice can be used to get the content taken down, but what can a copyright owner do if the website owner’s identity is concealed or unknown? Continue reading
Software is theoretically protectable under patent law, copyright law, and contract law. Choosing the best strategy to prevent unauthorized use and copying involves careful consideration of the software itself and the relevant market. Continue reading