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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Trademark Protection in the Advent of .XXX

Posted in Internet, Trademark
As may readers may be aware, the new .XXX top level domain (TLD) is set to launch this December. It is intended that this top level domain will be used exclusively by responsible members of the adult entertainment industry. Many trademark owners are rightfully concerned regarding the prospects of typo-squatting and trademark infringement in this … Continue Reading

Two Upcoming First Amendment Decisions to Watch on the Supreme Court’s Fall Docket

Posted in Copyright, Entertainment, First Amendment
Though the talk of the Supreme Court’s current term will be the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Court’s fall docket includes several highly-anticipated First Amendment decisions.  The following two decisions  could prove definitive for the First Amendment legacy of the Roberts Court, which has been on balance rather media-friendly so … Continue Reading