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New York judge asks jury to define ‘beer’ in Corona case

December 15, 2022

A federal judge wants a New York jury to determine the definition of beer. Modelo filed suit last year, arguing Constellation’s Corona Hard Seltzer breached a licensing agreement and infringed trademarks because the agreement only allowed Constellation to sell beer under the Corona name.

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Comparing trademark issues in very different industries

November 21, 2022

Comparing trademark issues in very different industries: fashion, cannabis, high-tech

Although companies in vastly different industries have diverse issues, concerns and challenges surrounding their IP interests, one commonality shared by all companies — is that they all need to engage in broad strategies to protect their brands.

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Andy Warhol’s Prince Portrait

October 13, 2022

The Supreme Court battle over Andy Warhol’s Prince portrait could remake copyright law.

The Supreme Court is set to hear a case on Wednesday that will require it, once again, to try to draw the line between using someone else’s art as inspiration and copyright infringement.

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A dark—and potentially illegal—side of YouTube

March 2, 2022

We need to be very conscious of the methods we use for research, and we also need to be mindful of the imagery and information we digest, whether technically legal or not.

Read more at ABA Journal

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