16 06, 2016

Paint Co. Chalks Up Win Against Canadian Vendor

By Jack Newsham Law360, New York (June 14, 2016, 9:14 PM ET) -- A Canadian woman who sold her own line of “chalk paint” after ducking out of a contract with a U.S. distributor of similar products was ordered by a Louisiana federal judge Tuesday to pay costs and comply with an arbitration award that prevents her from using the trademarked term.

28 04, 2016

Emoticons Now Subject to Legal Interpretation

Chicago, IL -- April 28, 2016 ……. With increasing frequency, judges at all levels are being asked to rule on the meaning of emoticons (AKA emojis) contained in evidentiary texts and emails. In a recent article from the Journal of the American Bar Association, several cases were cited involving the modern-day symbols that have developed well-beyond the proverbial happy face.