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I ♡ Trademarks NewsletterIssue #270

Bri Van Til | January 04, 2022
2 min read

New Year, New Sletter

Is this the year you’re going to hang your shingle? Join us for our webinar next week to learn about your obligations, and check out this article for tips on how to succeed.

A new year means a whole new crop of works entering the public domain, including Winnie the Pooh, The Sun Also Rises, and The Weary Blues.

This webinar will discuss the top patent-related stories of last year.

Here’s a list of resolutions for your website this year. Also, don’t forget to update your site’s copyright to 2022!

International Affairs

Check out this primer on how to protect luxury goods throughout the world.

When does it make sense to file a Madrid application through WIPO versus filing in individual countries? Join us for this webinar in April to find out.

Italian courts have set a GNU precedent by ruling against a company for failing to comply with an open-source license. To learn more about open-source and copyleft, check out this Alt Legal webinar recording.

An international coalition is trying to solve piracy problem in manga and anime.


Whether you’re in-house counsel or work in private practice, understanding and addressing a business’s needs is a great way to establish your value.

When might discussion and collaboration be a better strategy than fighting and infringement claims?

Bacardi is taking a unique approach to objecting to a trademark renewal: they’re suing the USPTO for renewing HAVANA CLUB.

Professional Concerns

Howl much do you like your current job? Maybe you should Wolfe down this opportunity to serve as chief legal officer for this ecommerce company.

If you’re tired of your current job, this might be a Goodyear to be senior legal counsel here instead.

It’s not a stretch to think you might be interested in serving as corporate and IP counsel for Elastic.

Do you think it’s Forward of me to ask if you’re interested in being senior counsel for this health care company?

This job posting for legal counsel at Arrow might be right on target for you, but it reminds me of my dad’s favorite one liner: time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana. That explains so much about me, doesn’t it?

Have an open role on your team? Send a link to your job listing to, and we’ll publish it in our next newsletter.

Odds and Ends

Come for the salad and breadsticks. Stay for the NFT.

A teen has been granted a patent for tech that would have saved his father’s life.

Texas researchers have developed a non-patented COVID vaccine, saying they just want to see the world vaccinated.

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