Thank you for reading the October 2023 issue of Sterne Kessler's MarkIt to Market® newsletter. This month, we discuss the Federal Circuit’s recent case considering the scope of the USPTO’s authority to cancel registrations under Section 14, explore "Mastermind" brand protection strategies from Taylor Swift, and provide an overview on recent guidance on complying with the USPTO's new e-signature requirements.
Our Trademark & Brand Protection practice here at Sterne Kessler is devoted to guiding companies of all sizes in developing and maintaining strong brands around the world. There is always something new and exciting happening in our unique IP niche, and we bring you updates each month to help you keep on top of it all. Thanks for your readership. If there is something you would like us to cover, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us and let us know!
Monica Riva Talley
In this issue:
- A Limit to Cancel Culture? Federal Circuit Finds Fraud in Connection with Section 15 Declaration of Incontestability Not a Cancellable Offense
- A Great Trademark Portfolio Never Goes Out of “Style” – “Mastermind” Brand Protection Strategies from Taylor Swift
- Sign(ing) of the Times: Complying with USPTO Signature Requirements