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Intellectual Property Attorneys are constantly asked whether fashion is considered intellectual property, and can it be protected. First, fashion absolutely is considered intellectual property. Intellectual property is any creation of the mind including such things as inventions, literary and artistic works, symbols, names, images, plays,...

On February 12, 2018, Stone Brewing Co., LLC (“Stone”) filed suit against Molson Coors Brewing Company and MillerCoors LLC (combined “MillerCoors”) alleging trademark infringement, false designation of origin, trademark dilution, unfair competition, unfair competition, and declaratory relief.1 Craft breweries have existed since the late 1970’s, but...

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is...

It is strange to think that someone could have ownership over part of your skin, however, if you have a tattoo that is most likely the case. U.S. Copyright Law gives the create of an original work fixed in any tangible medium of expression ownership...

Today, April 26, is World Intellectual Property Day, an annual event created by the World Intellectual Property Organization to celebrate the creativity and innovation in business that has developed with the support of patent, trademark, and copyright law. This year, WIPO has chosen to celebrate...

Can you trademark your name? The short answer is yes, you can trademark your name. However, there are certain requirements set forth in the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP) that limit what names are trademarkable. According to the TEMP 1301.02(b), “personal names (actual names and pseudonyms)...