The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Intellectual Property Law
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Common mistakes by trademark owners in Mexico, and how to avoid them
Ed Note. The world is reportedly shrinking, NAFTA may be furthering commerce in this hemisphere, exports are an important segment of the Illinois economy, and the Hispanic consumer market is growing. Jaime Castillo summarizes some common mistakes made by US trademark owners in Mexico, and even answers how to avoid them.
Data Gone. Jacob Citrin, accused of wiping out all the data on the computer he used at work before he announced his resignation faces a lawsuit by his former employer, a group of affiliated real estate companies, under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act., 18 USC 1030.
Legal wrinkles in sponsored links
Like everyone else schooled in a brick-and-mortar world, trademark attorneys and the courts are struggling to apply decades-old trademark law principles to the universe of the World Wide Web.
When to file for Federal trademark registration
Editor’s Note. Although the fundamentals of intellectual property law have remained fairly set for decades, the cutting edges both of IP law and of society provide many fascinating issues to resolve.