SCOTUS Invalidates Scandalous Restrictions on Trademarks

Attorney Tal Grinblat

Tal Grinblat | Shareholder

June 25, 2019

In a long-awaited decision, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a restriction on registering trademarks deemed “scandalous” or “immoral”. In the Brunetti case, the U.S. Supreme Court was asked whether the provision of the Trademark Act

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Employment Defense: Workforce Classification

The analysis of whether a worker is an employee or independent contractor for purposes of California’s Wage Orders became more restrictive in 2018 following the California Supreme Court’s adoption of the “ABC” test in the

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Full Disclosure: Periodic Review of FTC Franchise Rule

Attorney Taylor Vernon

Taylor M. Vernon | Associate

March 11, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) seeks public comment regarding its Trade Regulation Rule entitled, “Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising” (the “Rule”). The Rule has been in effect since 1979, and was last amended in

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