Intellectual Property

Why Early Trademark Filing Is Crucial In China

A recent trademark ruling in China has underscored the importance of early filing of trademark applications – for both the brand names themselves, as well as the Chinese versions of the brand names (i.e., the brand’s phonetic equivalent and meaning equivalent written in Chinese characters) – any time a brand owner’s future plans may include […]


The Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act: The Return of Arbitration as a Quick and Cost-Effective Way for Businesses to Resolve Their Disputes Privately

Arbitration was originally created to provide parties with a speedy and less expensive forum for resolving disputes outside of the courts, but has eroded over the years to become equally, if not more, expensive and time consuming than litigation. To curb that trend, one state has enacted an innovative statutory scheme whose express purpose is […]