The content of an employee handbook matters greatly. When it is well-drafted and tailored to the the company it can prevent or greatly minimize liability.
In passing the Crowdfunding Act, Congress’ two most important concerns were (1) Investor education and (2) fraud prevention.
The surest way to preempt litigation and licensing fee losses is to limit licensees’ potential claims of joint copyright ownership contractually
Pintrips filed a motion to dismiss Pinterest’s trademark claims, arguing that “pin” is generic, interestingly leaving out other important considerations.
Merely purchasing a domain name and acquiring a state trademark registration is insufficient to establish use of a mark in commerce.
Pinterest has made, and continues to make, many trademark blunders. Pintrips probably knows that. And even if risky, their strategy may pay off.
While registering your trademark, keeping a paper trail is important because your word alone won’t be enough to show good faith.