Category Archives: Trademarks

2022 Employment Law Updates

The new year always bring a host of new laws. In this survey article, we highlight (1) state minimum wage increases, (2) legislative updates impacting equal employment opportunity laws, (3) COVID-19-related laws, and (4) the CalSavers Retirement Savings Program. State Minimum Wage Increase: Effective January 1, 2022, California’s minimum wage increases to $14 per hour […]

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Alert: Trademark Law Changes in 2021 Stimulus Legislation

Many of our clients may not know that the recent stimulus bill known as the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (the “Act”) includes new trademark legislation that will have a sweeping impact on trademark owners.  Specifically, the Act incorporates the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (“TMA”), which includes many substantive changes to the Lanham (Trademark) […]

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Contributory Trademark Infringement

A relatively unknown area of trademark law could potentially hold significant liability exposure for landlords. In a recent case, Luxottica Grp., S.P.A. v. Airport Minim Mall, LLC, 932F.3d 1303, 2019 U.S.P.Q.2d 292644 (11th Cir. 2019), landlords were found to have contributorily infringed Oakley and Ray Ban trademarks on counterfeit sunglasses being sold by their tenants. […]

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