Michael Ratoza

Latest from Michael Ratoza - Page 2

The U.S. trademark office is vigilant in seeking to reduce fraud in trademark filings–both internal fraud by filers and external fraud by outside parties.Concerning unauthorized external filings to active trademark applications and registrations, the PTO is watching to prevent unauthorized

It has long been held that legislative enactments–statutes–are not protectable by copyright, although non-official statutory annotations created by non-government entities can be copyrightable. Now, the Eleventh Circuit’s recent decision has determined that statutory annotations created by a legislature legislative committee

Fair Use under the U.S. Copyright Act is nebulous and a playground for expensive litigation. The most recent case in point is the Eleventh Circuit’s second remand of Cambridge University Press against the Georgia university system. You will recall that

The process of registering a trademark in the EU through OHIM’s CTM system is changing effective March 23, 2016. The OHIM name will be changed to EUIPO and CTM will become EUTM. Beyond this aesthetic, there are numerous substantive changes

VIRGINIA, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age. They do not believe except they see. They think that nothing can be which is not comprehensible by their little minds. All minds,

Freedom, happiness, true voting rights, true religious liberty, and true free speech are keystones of a true, stable and strong democracy.Happy Birthday USA on the Fourth of July!