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Biden Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence (AI) Provides No Guidance on Copyright Law

By Perkins Law |

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already starting to transform our economy. In the Fall of 2023, President Joe Biden issued an Executive Order on Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence. However, the executive order is silent on one of the biggest questions posed by the latest AI revolution: How does copyright law apply to AI?… Read More »

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Is My Domain Name Automatically Trademarked?

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Each year, the amount of commerce that happens online continues to grow. A domain name is essential for competitive businesses. Your domain name becomes more than just a tool, it can be part of your overall brand. With this in mind, you may be wondering: Does my domain name have trademark protection? The answer… Read More »

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Five Big Mistakes to Avoid When Conducting a Trademark Clearance Search

By Perkins Law |

Before you make a major investment into a new brand, you need to ensure that you will be able to secure trademark protection. You do want to spend resources developing a brand if another company already owns that trademark. A trademark clearance search is a must. At Perkins Law, we are committed to guiding… Read More »

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Trademark Infringement Claim Filed in Hot Chocolate Case

By Perkins Law |

On December 25th, 2023, Bloomberg Law News reported that a trademark infringement lawsuit is brewing over a hot chocolate product. A company alleges that a competitor’s hot chocolate “bomb” is confusingly similar to its own product. Within this article, our Florida trademark infringement litigation attorney discusses the dispute in this case and explains the… Read More »

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Financial Services Company Sued for Trade Secret Misappropriation

By Perkins Law |

According to a report from Financial News, Marex—a global financial services platform—is facing a civil federal lawsuit for trade secret misappropriation. The complaint, filed by London-based fintech company RVAssets, alleges that two of its former employees improperly replicated its securities options trading software for Marex. Within this blog post, our Florida trade secret misappropriation… Read More »

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Trademark Cancellation Claim Dismissed, Claimant Failed to Show “Genuine Adversity”

By Perkins Law |

According to a report from Bloomberg Law, a federal appeals court has ruled that a trademark cancellation petition was properly dismissed by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB). Among other things, the court ruled that the plaintiff failed to show “genuine adversity.” Here, our South Florida trademark cancellation attorney provides an overview of… Read More »

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Federal Judge: Thomson Reuters AI Copyright Lawsuit Must Go to Trial

By Perkins Law |

According to reporting from Reuters, a federal judge has ruled that the Thomson Reuters artificial intelligence (AI) copyright infringement lawsuit must go to trial. It is a case that could have significant implications for the future of large language models (LLMs). In this article, our Florida copyright infringement attorney provides an overview of the… Read More »

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Adidas Files Notice of Opposition Against LIV Trademark

By Perkins Law |

According to a report from Yahoo News, Adidas—the Germany-based multinational athletic apparel company—has filed a Notice of Opposition against LIV’s trademark filing. LIV is a professional golf tour that recently started a merger with the PGA. Adidas argues that the LIV logo is confusingly similar to its own trademark-protected logo. Here, our Florida trademark… Read More »

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Why You Need to Conduct a Trademark Search Before You File Your Application

By Perkins Law |

Are you preparing to file a trademark application? There are certain key steps that you need to take before doing so. It is imperative that you conduct a comprehensive trademark search before you file your application. In this article, our Florida trademark lawyer explains why it is so important to conduct a comprehensive trademark… Read More »

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Trademark Protection: What Every Small Business Owner in Florida Should Know

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The Small Business Administration (SBA) estimates that there are three million small businesses in Florida. As a small business owner, your brand matters. Trademark rights are a key part of a brand. It is a common misconception that trademark protection is only really available for large companies. In reality, many small businesses can benefit… Read More »

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