Invitation to New York’s Top Fashion Law Conference – February 7, 2020

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You are Invited to

New York’s Top Fashion Law Conference – Feb. 7, 2020

National Arts Club

Join us for the Federal Bar Association’s Fashion Law Conference on February 7th, 2020 held in the historical and stunning National Arts Club. This all-day intensive CLE conference features the hottest topics in #fashionlaw covered by expert speakers. Topics include: #artificialintelligence #AI #wearabletech #fashiontech #intellectualproperty #counterfeits #trademarks #copyrights #cannabis #CBD #MeToo #modeling #harassment #workplace #tariffs #china #imports #trumpadministration #sustainability #corporateresponsibility #CSR Read More

Donna Frosco Named Lawyer of the Year for 2nd Consecutive Year

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Dunnington is proud to announce that Donna Frosco has been named 2019 Lawyer of The Year in the field of Complex Litigation (U.S.A.) by the global publication, Lawyer Monthly magazine and Lawyer-Monthly.com, a daily on-line legal news site.   Donna received this award in 2018 also.  The awards edition of the magazine was published in late December.  The digital edition is available here: https://legalawards.lawyer-monthly.com/winners-edition/

We congratulate Donna on this recognition and her contribution to continuing Dunnington’s long tradition of client representation in complex matters.

Trademark Bulletin September/October 2019

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USPTO Releases Revised Examination Guide Following Backlash

On September 6, 2019, the USPTO released a revised examination guide to clarify the controversial amendment to Rule 2.11, which requires all foreign domiciled trademark applicants, registrants, or parties of a trademark proceeding to obtain representation from a U.S. licensed attorney in order to complete the trademark application process. The release of the revised examination guide, which provides practical information related to the rule, comes after the USPTO received many requests to elaborate on certain provisions in the unprecedented amendment. A brief summary of the new requirement can be found in our client alert here. Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Dunnington Announces Launch of Guide To Doing Business in the United States

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WHEN:                  September 17, 2019 6:00 PM
WHERE:                230 Park Avenue, 21st Floor

NEW YORK–Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP, a full-service New York City-based law firm serving the international community announced today the publication of Doing Business in the United States, a guide to assist business leaders, startups and individuals in navigating the most important business law issues facing foreign investors and entrepreneurs in the coming years.  The launch will be celebrated with an event for journalist members of the Foreign Press Association.

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Client Alert: What You Should Know About the USPTO’s Foreign Applicant U.S. Counsel Requirement

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Valerie Oyakhilome, Paralegal

August 30, 2019

On August 3rd, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) took unprecedented action by implementing a new rule that directly impacts the meaning of compliance in the application process for both current and prospective trademark owners. Read More

Trademark Bulletin August 2019

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Federal Court Affirms Luxury Eyewear Manufacturer’s $1.9M Win Over Flea Market

On August 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit upheld the ruling of a Georgia jury awarding $1.9 million to Luxottica finding the landlord of an indoor flea market in Georgia liable for contributory trademark infringement when the landlord had “constructive” knowledge of the subtenants’ sale of counterfeit eyewear, including knockoffs of Ray-Ban and Oakley brands. Read More

Trademark Bulletin July 2019

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U.S. Supreme Court Finds USPTO’s Bar on Offensive Trademarks Unconstitutional

On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 6-3 vote that a federal law banning the registration of “immoral or scandalous” trademarks violates the First Amendment. In Iancu v. Brunetti, the court found in favor of Eric Brunetti, a Los Angeles streetwear designer who attempted to register the name of his 30-year-old brand, FUCT. Read More