The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way that companies must do business to survive. This change occurred over an extremely short period of time, with little notice, and while companies had limited resources. This unusual situation caused companies to make decisions on an expedited basis with limited opportunity for careful contemplation and forced them to set priorities quickly.» Read More
In a recent decision from the United States Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB), In re IGT, the TTAB affirmed the Examiner’s refusal to register geometric shapes covering gambling machines.
This decision is a good example of the challenges brand owners may have in obtaining trademark registrations for geometric shapes in the United States.» Read More
LIBOR, the reference rate for determining interest on over $200 trillion of financings worldwide, terminates on December 31, 2021. How will interest be determined after that?
On July 12, 2019, the SEC Staff published a major and unusual joint statement on “LIBOR Transition.”» Read More