Friday, December 22, 2017

Recommended Reading: The Trademark Reporter Fashion Issue

The latest issue of the The Trademark Reporter focuses on fashion, including articles or commentaries on blockchain technology, Star Athletica and its aftermath, personal name brands, and design protection here, in Canada, and in Europe. The entire issue may be downloaded here. The table of contents is set forth below.


Protecting Fashion: A Comparative Analysis of Fashion Design Protection in the United States and the European Union
Francesca Montalvo Witzburg

The Designer Formerly Known as . . .: Intellectual Property Issues Arising from Personal Names as Fashion Brands
George C. Sciarrino and Matthew D. Asbell

Cah-Nah-Dah, Cis-Boom-Bah: Star Athletica and Intellectual Property Protection of Fashion Products in Canada
Sheldon Burshtein

Commentary: Puma SE v. Forever 21, Inc.: Puma’s “Fenty” Slides May Not Have the Traction for the Uphill Battle Against Forever 21
Jessica Cohen-Nowak

Commentary: Cartwheeling Through Copyright Law: Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc.: The Supreme Court Leaves as Many Open Questions as It Provides Answers About the Viability and Scope of Copyright Protection for Fashion Designs
Eleanor M. Lackman

Commentary: The Blockchain Is in Fashion
Rosie Burbidge
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TTABlog comment: Once again, I thank The Trademark Reporter for granting permission to provide a link to this issue of TMR, which is Copyright © 2017 the International Trademark Association and reprinted with permission from The Trademark Reporter®, 107 TMR No. 6 (November-December 2017).

Text Copyright John L. Welch 2017.

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