Supreme Court Rules that “Immoral,” as Well as “Scandalous” Trademarks May be Registered
June 24, 2019. U.S. Supreme Court determines that the USPTO cannot block a trademark merely because it believes the proposed mark to be offensive.
Supreme Court Sides Against Class Arbitration
April 24, 2019. U.S. Supreme Court further expands the scope of arbitration agreements, making them easier to enforce.
Supreme Court Disallows Filing for Infringement Before Copyright Registration
March 4, 2019 Supreme Court holds that copyright owners cannot race to the courthouse from the moment they file a registration application with the Copyright Office but rather must wait for the application to actually get approved.
Supreme Court Limits Awards of Attorneys' Fees in Copyright Cases
March 4, 2019. U.S. Supreme Court limits the scope of the phrase "full costs" in the Copyright Act to exclude non-taxable costs, which are typically litigation-related expenses.
Supreme Court Says Courts, Not Arbitrators, Must Review Classification of Employees
January 15, 2019. U.S. Supreme Court gives important procedural victory to employees subject to arbitration agreements.