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|I Didn’t Recognize You with Your Clothes On|
Alan Behr; Phillips Nizer LLP;
June 5, 2014, previously published on May 28, 2014That was a pickup line in the tavernas of the island of Mykonos back in the day, spoken to fellow vacationers fresh off the clothing-optional Paradise Beach. In the ongoing and sometimes dysfunctional relationship between clothing and the law, the usual first requirement of the law is that you wear...
|Unregistered Trademark Rights Include Stylised Use of Word Mark|
Ceylin Beyli; CBL Law Office;
May 5, 2014, previously published by World Trademark Review Daily on Spring 2014A recent decision of the Turkish Patent Institute has showed that the principle of ‘genuine rights ownership’ covers the use of a word mark in a stylised form, as well as any prior use of the mark. The applicant, a Turkish textile company, sought to register a mark that combined the...
|Federal Court Sends Conditional Registrations of Nanosilver Pesticides Back to EPA|
Alexander Elkan, Darrell A. Fruth, S. Kyle Woosley; Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, L.L.P.;
December 16, 2013, previously published on December 2013Swiss company HeiQ Materials proposed to use new pesticides AGS-20 and AGS-20 (U) on manufactured textiles such as clothing, blankets, and carpet. Nanosilver is used in the pesticides to suppress microbes that cause odors and stains. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted...
|MOFCOM Announces Another Conditional Clearance On Concentration|
Grandall Law Firm;
March 8, 2012On 31st October 2011, MOFCOM posted the No.73 Notice in its website, announcing to clear proposed concentration between Penelope Co., Ltd and (referred to as “Penelope” hereinafter) and Savio Macchine Tessili S.p.A. (referred to as “Savio” hereinafter) with certain...
|Navigating the Ins and Outs of the Asbestos Trust World|
Thomas R. Anapol; Anapol Schwartz;
November 9, 2011, previously published by The Legal Intelligencer on September 2008Advice on dealing with Asbestos Manufacturers, trusts, and bankruptcy.
|Will Fashion Designs Finally Be Clothed In “Copyright” Protection?|
Cory M. Amron, Richard S. Donnell, William H. Oldach, Christopher M. Ott; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
July 11, 2011, previously published on July 6, 2011After many attempts, it appears that clothing designs may finally gain protection in the United States.
|Compulsory Country of Origin Marking in EU (2)?|
Martin Ouwehand; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 30, 2011, previously published on May 26, 2011In our December 2010 issue, the possible implementation of a mandatory EU country of origin marking scheme on certain products, including footwear and textile products, was discussed. This plan has been on the table for many years now but at the end of last year, some movement could be detected....
|Wide Range of U.S. Exports to Brazil Face Increased Duties as Cotton Retaliation Begins|
Peggy A. Clarke, Edward J. Farrell, Frederick L. Ikenson; Blank Rome LLP;
March 26, 2010, previously published on March 11, 2010Brazil released its final list of U.S.-origin goods to be subject to increased import duties. The increased duties will go into effect within 30 days, unless the dispute between Brazil and the United States over U.S. cotton subsidies is resolved before then. The retaliation list includes a wide...
|Best Practices: Responding to Brazil’s New Trade Sanctions|
Marina Amaral Egydio de Carvalho, Carla Amaral de Andrade Junqueira, Luiz Eduardo Ribeiro Salles; Barretto Ferreira, Kujawski, Brancher e Gonçalves;
Counsel to Counsel Article
March 24, 2010, previously published by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® Counsel to Counsel Magazine, Spring 2010Situation: The World Trade Organization has authorized
Brazil to impose countermeasures against the
United States in response to a longstanding
cotton dispute. As part of the ruling, Brazil was also given the right to
retaliate on certain U.S. intellectual property rights and services,...
|Best Practices: Reducing Outside Counsel Costs|
Counsel to Counsel Article
November 11, 2009, previously published by LexisNexis® Martindale-Hubbell® Counsel to Counsel Magazine on September/October 2009Situation: Corporate law departments are like any other internal organization. They must submit and stick to budget forecasts. That means exercising greater control over spending on outside legal services, which often consume the lion's share of a legal department budget.