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FPWL attorneys Tim Kappel and Curtis Harrington work to protect the trademark rights of local brewer Mantra Artisan Ales

FPWL attorneys Tim Kappel and Curtis Harrington work to protect the trademark rights of local brewer Mantra Artisan Ales.

Tennessee brewery files opposition to Otter Creek Brewing ‘Mantra’ trademark

 

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Local breweries, and friends of FPWL, featured in Nashville Business Journal

Local breweries, and friends of FPWL, Czann’s, Smith & Lentz, Mantra Artisan Ales, and Southern Grist featured in Nashville Business Journal published on July 8, 2016:

Nashville Business Journal – July 8, 2016

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FPWL attorney Curtis Harrington featured in the July 2016 issue of the Nashville Bar Journal

FPWL attorney Curtis Harrington is featured in the July 2016 issue of the Nashville Bar Journal for his article “Introduction to Tennessee’s Recent ‘3-Tier for Beer’ Law.”

You can read this article on Curtis’ blog, Legal

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FPWL Attorneys Selected as 2016 Super Lawyers/Rising Stars in the Mid-South

FPWL attorneys Bill Farmer and Curtis Harrington have both been designated as a 2016 Super Lawyer/Rising Star in the Mid-South.  This special designation is determined based upon information provided by other attorneys in the region.

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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.

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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.

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