The owner of the Washington Redskins moved quickly to insert itself into any Supreme Court consideration of the constitutionality of the Patent and Trademark Office authority to cancel a registered trademark because it disparages persons. This step was taken because another trademark case involving disparagement recently landed on the Supreme Court’s door step, while the […]
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Saturday, November 12, 2016: Art Law Clinic, 1-4pm at the Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD. $5! To make a 30 min. appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016: A Primer on Legal Concepts for Makers, 8-10am at Open Works, 1400 Greenmount Ave., Baltimore, MD. FREE!
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