NFTs (Nonfungible Tokens) Propel Boom in Digital Art

2021-04-05T20:16:57+00:00April 5th, 2021|Intellectual Property|

NFTs image credit: Marco Verch per Creative Commons NFTs, or nonfungible tokens, have been sweeping headlines as they cause disruption in the art world and beyond. In February 2021, an NFT of the Nyan Cat video meme sold for over $500,000. Afterware, an purchaser bought a LeBron James NFT for [...]

Foreign Company Listings on Stock Exchanges in the U.S.

2021-01-24T22:52:22+00:00January 24th, 2021|Intellectual Property|

On December 31, 2020, the Trump administration announced in an executive order concerning the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The order states that the NYSE would be delisting three foreign companies that are Chinese telecom giants. This move came in the wake of ongoing tension between the U.S. and China [...]

Alphabet Hit with Google Antitrust Lawsuit After Years of M&A

2020-11-04T00:32:03+00:00October 30th, 2020|Intellectual Property|

Google’s parent Alphabet enjoyed countless mergers and acquisitions for many years as it sought to expand its empire through billions of dollars in startup acquisitions or investments through its venture capital arms. Alphabet closed 24 deals in 2015, but that figure dropped to just five so far in 2020, says [...]

Facebook Hit with Anti-Trust Lawsuit

2021-04-16T07:04:24+00:00March 8th, 2020|Intellectual Property|

Facebook Hit with Anti-Trust Lawsuit Updated: Mar 12 Four mobile application developers have filed an anti-trust class action lawsuit against Facebook, alleging “the most brazen, willful anticompetitive scheme in a generation” and asking the court to order founder Mark Zuckerberg to divest himself of his controlling interest in the company. [...]

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Unintentional Use of Counterfeit Parts

2021-04-16T07:04:24+00:00January 7th, 2020|General Counsel, Intellectual Property|

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Unintentional Use of Counterfeit Parts Updated: Mar 12 On January 14, the Supreme Court will hear a case on a minute point of IP law: whether plaintiffs must show “willful” trademark infringement to get an order requiring the infringer to disgorge its profits. This [...]

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