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Posts Tagged ‘trademark proection’

Why Enroll Your Trademark in the Amazon Brand Registry?

March 15th, 2018

Selling on Amazon is nearly ubiquitous, so it’s imperative to protect your brand – your trademark – across the platform. Amazon has made it easier to do so by overhauling its Brand Registry last year and creating, in their own words, “an accurate and trusted experience for customers.” As a brand owner, you must have a dual focus on strengthening and protecting your brand while also engaging and serving your customers. The Amazon Brand Registry supports this dual focus.

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Here Comes the Rush to Trademark ‘Philly Special’

February 28th, 2018

One of the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl victory’s most memorable moments witnessed was a gutsy play that the team called the “Philly Special.” It was one of the boldest calls in Super Bowl history, and it has inspired some bold moves at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”), as well. As the term “Philly Special” has spread like wildfire through Eagles’ fandom, quick-thinking entrepreneurs have raced to capitalize on it, filing trademark applications to secure the rights to those golden words.

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Former Two Sigma Investments Analyst Indicted in New York

March 13th, 2014

Another week, another indictment for the theft of trade secrets. This time, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office returned an 11-count indictment against Kang Gao, a 29 year old China native. The indictment alleges that Gao stole confidential information from his former employer, Two Sigma Investments LLC, which uses complex mathematical models in its business of…

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Theft of DuPont Trade Secrets Leads to Guilty Verdict Against Two in $28 Million Conspiracy

March 6th, 2014

In recent years, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has been much more aggressive in investigating and prosecuting federal criminal trade secret matters. This trend continued Wednesday, when a federal jury in California found Mr. Walter Liew and his company, USA Performance Technology Inc., guilty of conspiracy to commit economic espionage and possession of trade…

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