Caroline Mead

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Please click here to read the latest data privacy alert from the Squire Patton Boggs Data Privacy & Cybersecurity team. This week’s alert covers news from Germany, Japan and the UK. Germany Baden-Württemberg Releases Guidebook on Employee Data Protection Voßhoff Welcomes Decision Not to Enforce Data Retention Japan Japan on the Way to Adequacy Decision by Early 2018? UK SMEs Warned as Firm Hit by Cyberattack is Fined £60,000 by the ICO For more information on…
With the proliferation of new products, websites and mobile apps in our accelerated economy, creating a unique, compelling brand is not easy.  A marketing department may work tirelessly to originate a brand that has the proper punch, only to have the lawyers say “it’s taken” (someone has already registered it as a trademark).  And as more companies think “internationally,” more seek global brand protection, further increasing the pool of possible conflicts. There are twice as…