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B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc.: Trademark Litigation Might Get Simpler

Trademark litigation includes two similar types of proceedings. First, and most common, issues of trademark infringement and cancellation of a mark may be raised in a trial (i.e., a traditional fight in either State Court or Federal District Court before a judge or jury involving oral testimony). 805 more words

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Fourth Circuit Sustains Securities Fraud Claim Against Drug Manufacturer

On March 6, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit found that the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina had erred in dismissing a class action lawsuit filed under Section 10(b) of the… 310 more words


Greyhound racing's ‘Awesome Project’: Australia’s answer to ‘McGruff the Crime Dog’?

Back in 1980, a dog in a rumpled trench coat said, “You don’t know me yet. But you will.” Since then, McGruff the Crime Dog, a cartoon bloodhound created by Saatchi & Saatchi for the National Crime Prevention Council, has taught millions of… 1,206 more words


Fair advocacy as a right

By Kaleeswaram Raj

Access to justice essentially means access to a lawyer. The legal profession has a public character. A lawyer is placed between the state and the citizen; therefore, he performs a democratic, libertarian and emancipatory function. 1,638 more words

Knowledge is power: How to navigate the legalities of a plane crash aftermath

Recent publicity over flight disasters concerning Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia and Germanwings (the low cost carrier of the Lufthanser Group) can cause our minds to dwell on the unthinkable. 1,576 more words


Did Karl Stefanovic’s 7-Eleven boat sail too close to the wind?

In the true spirit of our Australian cricketers, Australian supporters have never been short of a sledge. Karl Stefanovic’s role as host of Channel Nine’s Today Show puts him in the front line of these sorts of interactions. 1,650 more words


Five Ways Full-Time Employment Can Hurt You

This article came across my news feed about three months ago. I must have been out there in the real world too busy “buying and selling services,” (as the writer so succinctly describes in this article) to post it! 550 more words