By Rod S. Berman and Jessica Bromall Sparkman Published in the April/May 2019 issue of CannaInvestor Magazine The cannabis industry is the new investment frontier. Consider the capital investment by Constellation Brands in Canada’s Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis’s acquisition of Mexico’s Farmaciea Magistrales, Coca-Cola’s discussions with Aurora Cannabis to develop CBD infused drinks, CannaCraft and […]
Rod Berman, Jessica Bromall Sparkman, and Remi Salter wrote the article, “The race to register: Will copyright applicants win or lose?” published by the Daily Journal. The article focuses on Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com, LLC (17-571), which is on the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket for its upcoming term. The high court’s decision […]
Susan Allison wrote the article “Anti-SLAPP Motions: Courts Taking a Much Closer Look,” published in The Recorder.
Brad Cohen is a contributing author to The Essential Guide to Entertainment Law: Intellectual Property which was published this week by Juris Publishing.
Susan Allison’s article “Welcome Anti-SLAPP Guidance For Calif. Courts, Litigants” was published by Law360.
Rod Berman’s article, “Expiring Patents: A Primer for CFOs” was published by CFO.com on February 14, 2017
Rod Berman and Jessica Bromall Sparkman wrote the article “AB 2249: State Park Trademarks” published in the Daily Journal’s section “New California Laws 2017”.
Rod S. Berman’s article, “Tax Incentives for Intellectual Property,” was published by the Bloomberg BNA Patent, Trademark and Copyright Journal on July 29, 2016. An excerpt follows: In the increasingly global world economy, the United States and other countries face an increasing challenge in attempting to remain attractive jurisdictions for the development and relocation of intellectual […]
Rod Berman’s article, “For Olympics, Must at Stake in Trademark Enforecment,” was published by BNA.com on Junly 26, 2016.
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 […]