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Mary Vandenack on New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion 1182: How Long Do You Have to Keep Old Wills

Steve Leimberg’s Estate Planning Email Newsletter – Archive Message #2778 Date: 19-Feb-20 From: Steve Leimberg’s Estate Planning Newsletter Subject: Mary Vandenack on New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion 1182: How Long Do You Have to Keep Old Wills “The New York State Bar Committee on Professional Ethics recently issued an opinion…

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New Rules at the Trademark Office

Effective February 15, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) implemented several new rules for applicants and registrants. While these rule changes are not substantive in nature, the procedural and administrative updates are likely to cause substantive disruption for certain trademark owners and applicants. Although it is arguable what will have the largest…

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Supreme Court to Determine Whether Fossil Must Turn Over Profits for Trademark Infringement

Fossil, Inc., the luxury goods retailer, could owe a manufacturer, Romag Fasteners, Inc., its profits for infringing on Romag’s trademark. The issue of whether Fossil owes Romag approximately $6.7 million dollars in profits gained by using the infringing trademark depends on whether the remedy of disgorgement of profits by a party infringing on a trademark…