Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secret, and Unfair Competition - 6th Annual IP/Technology Year in Review and Forecast: Protecting Your Company's IP Position
Our experienced panel reviews the significant cases and legal developments over the last year, including:
- Copyright: the continuing battle over public performance rights and the streaming of broadcast television over the Internet; fair use, secondary liability and DMCA issues (including Judge Easterbrook's fair use decision in Kienitz and the increasing attention to pre-1972 sound recordings).
- Trademark: The Redskins trademark case; update on the Pom Wonderful v. Coca-Cola case; trade dress rights in website design; and upcoming Supreme Court rulings on TTAB preclusion and tacking.
- Trade Secret: Updates on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Economic Espionage Act, UTSA preemption of common law claims and Federal Trade Secret Laws introduced in 2014.