January marks the 50th issue of Sterne Kessler's MarkIt to Market® newsletter. This issue discusses Olympic marks ahead of the upcoming winter games, covers new protection for certification marks in the EU, provides an update on the recent trademark and copyright infringement lawsuit involving Grumpy Cat Ltd., and lists the new gTLD Sunrise periods.
In this issue:
- Caution: Olympic Marks Ahead Staying In-bounds with the U.S. Olympic Committee
- European Union Welcomes Certification Marks
- Be Like Grumpy Cat
- gTLD Sunrise Periods Now Open
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