Publications

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An update on the challenges in obtaining summary judgment in the TTAB, Law Lore & Practice, December 2019

“First Amendment Protection for Content Creators 30 Years After Rogers v. Grimaldi,” State Bar of Michigan IPLS Proceedings, Volume 30, Issue 1

An update on potential liability and the application of nominative fair use to the use of a competitor’s marks in hashtags, Law Lore & Practice, May 2019

AI Can Create Art, but Can It Own Copyright in It, or Infringe?, LPA Journal, Spring 2019

An update on the challenges in serving a complaint and summons in accordance with the Hague Convention and Due Process, Law Lore & Practice, December 2018

US Update: US Update: Commentary on the risk of paying the USPTO’s attorneys’ fees in challenging some TTAB decisions, Law Lore & Practice, September 2018

US Update: US Update: An Examination of the Morehouse Defense, Law Lore & Practice, May 2018

US Update: The role of criminal sanctions in a civil suit in the U.S. over counterfeit pharmaceuticals, Law Lore & Practice, December 2017
US Update, Law Lore & Practice, May 2017

Conversations in IP Law – Oliver Herzfeld of Beanstalk Talks about Brand Value and Outsourcing (Interview), Landslide Magazine, a Publication of the ABA

US Update, Law Lore & Practice, December 2016

US Update, Law Lore & Practice, September 2016

Domain Names and Trademarks On the Internet, a chapter of the ABA’s book entitled The Intellectual Property Handbook: A Practical Guide for Franchise, Business and IP Counsel, Second Edition, September, 2016

US Update, Law Lore & Practice, May 2016

Four IP Virtuosos: William Coughlin, President/CEO Ford Global Technologies (Interview), Landslide Magazine, a Publication of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 8, No. 4 (March/April 2016)

Digital Dilemmas: The Music Industry Confronts Licensing for On-Demand Streaming Services,
Published in the January/February 2016 issue of Landslide Magazine

Fifth update to Trademarks and Unfair Competition: Critical Issues in the Law Published by Law Journal Press of New York

US Update, Law Lore & Practice, December 2015

“New FDA Guidance Implicates Trade Dress Rights,” Law Lore & Practice, September 2015

Developing Domain Name Enforcement Options, Franchise Law Journal, Spring 2015.

U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on trademark law and procedure, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, May 2015.

People Power? A Survey of Surveys
published in 42 World Trademark Review 45 (March/April 2013), and was also published online by World Trademark Review

“Frontiers of Trade Dress Law – Recent Developments in the Law of Color, Configurations, Combinations of Elements, and Likenesses of Persons as Protectable Rights,” April 2013

How to Find and Develop Your Company’s Non-Traditional Trademarks, TD Monthly, January 2013

Brand Planning: Protect Your Trademarks and Intellectual Property, TD Monthly, October 2012

Right of Publicity Law Meets Social Media

An Overview of Social Media Platforms and Associated Copyright and Trademark Risks

Trademarks and Unfair Competition: Critical Issues in the Law
Published by Law Journal Press

Required Disclosures in Social Media
Originally posted in
Natural Products INSIDER’s May 2012 issue.

Ashly Iacullo Boeche Q&A
Published in the April 2012 issue of Chicago LawyerMagazine

A Legal Kaleidoscope – Single Color Trademarks From pre-Owens-Corning Pink Insulation to Louboutin Red-Soled Shoes”

“From Metatags to Sponsored Ads: The Evolution of Internet-Related Trademark Infringement Doctrine.”
Published in the January/February 2012 issue of Landslide Magazine

Crash Dummies, Cyber-Ads, and the Internet Troika: Recent US Trademark and Unfair Competition Cases
Published in the October 2011 issue of The Computer and Internet Lawyer

World IPv6 Day Provides a Wake-Up Call, ILTA Peer to Peer magazine (March 2011)

The Ethics of Deception
Pretext Investigations in Trademark Cases

The Surprising Reach of US Anti-Counterfeiting Laws
Published in the November/December 2009 issue of IP Litigator

Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Piracy 2009 Case Summary

ICANN’s Expansion of the Domain Name Space – A Primer
Published in the May 2009 issue of the CIPA Journal, the magazine of the U.K. Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Moves Closer to Federal Court Procedures: Using the New TTAB Rules to Your Advantage

“The Right of Publicity and Cyberspace” (published in the November/December 2003 issue of IP Litigator.)

Trademark Piracy and Dilution – From Bricks to Clicks

Trademark Dilution and the Plain Language Solution to Victoria’s Secret

Amicus Curiae Brief on Trademark Dilution