USPTO streamlines its URL’s this Sunday, January 17, 2021. By James Michael Faier, M.P.P., M.B.A., J.D. (USPTO Regn. No. 56731) 11:07, January 11, 2021

Date: January 2021

Show me the Money! Protection of Trade Dress. By James Michael Faier, M.P.P., M.B.A., J.D.(U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Regn. No. 56,731)

Protection of Trade Dress is a crucial part of IP protection for the sellers of goods. Over my 30-years I have litigated trademark diversion where a junior user was seeking to more customers from senior user to junior user by selling goods in packaging that imitated the senior user. I have also seen junior users […]

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Show me the money! A little violation of a Consent Agreement is a violation: Gaither Tool Co. v. Summit Tool Co., 2012 WL 13218902. (ND IL) by James Michael Faier, M.P.P., M.B.A., J.D. (USPTO Regn. No. 56,731)

The Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, took up the issue of violation of a Consent agreement in the above – captioned supporting the proposition a non-deminimus violation of a Consent Agreement is violation of a Consent Agreement and violating party is in contempt of court pursuant to Civil contempt proceedings 18 U.S.C. Section 401(3). […]

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