The January 2020 issue of Sterne Kessler's MarkIt to Market® newsletter discusses the following topics:
- The TTAB's affirmation to refuse a mark to distillery Jos. A. Magnus & Co.;
- Six trademark and copyright cases at the Supreme Court;
- Public confusion between the "coronavirus" outbreak and the CORONA beer brand, and strategy considerations if your brand is inadvertently associated with a negative news event;
- Implications for copyrighted works that entered the public domain on January 1.
Sterne Kessler's Trademark & Brand Protection practice is designed to help meet the intellectual property needs of companies interested in developing and maintaining strong brands around the world. For more information, please contact Monica Riva Talley or Tracy-Gene G. Durkin.