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Alt Legal IP News - Issue #115

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #115

- Facebook's new patent suggests the company may take ad targeting to a creepy new level.

- YouTube's CEO has been outspoken against the EU's efforts to revise its copyright directive. IMPALA, an indie label trade group, is pushing back in favor of the revisions

Alt Legal IP News- Issue #110

Alt Legal IP News- Issue #110

- WeWork's new business line, HQ by WeWork, has resulted in an interesting trademark debate over the term "HQ." 

The New Yorker put together a comprehensive story about an unanswered question: Did Uber steal Google's intellectual property?

Beware: Recent Fraud on the USPTO Trademark System

Hi everyone! This is a guest blog post from Sonia Lakhany (@trademarklawyerlady)! The above video is about a recent issue that is starting to affect many of our clients’ trademark registrations, so I thought I would supplement it with a post explaining what is going on. As you can see below, every USPTO trademark application that is filed has a Correspondence section that lists the name, mailing address, email address, and other contact information for the person who will be the official correspondent for the application.

Beyond the Docket: Caroline Fox

Beyond the Docket: Caroline Fox

Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This time we are back to interview Caroline Fox of CJ Fox Law. Caroline is a small business attorney with a focus on creatives, startups, and event professionals. We talk about her background in PR and advertising, her Next Tuesday Podcast and how to land speaking engagements.

Alt Legal Proudly Announces Wolters Kluwer Integration Expansion

Alt Legal announced today that it has expanded its integration with Wolters Kluwer. The integration means that Alt Legal customers will have access to vital research articles and documents right alongside their IP dockets.

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #108

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #108

A new study details the relationship between the government, specifically the USPTO, and the private sector. The study finds the movement of examiners from the USPTO to the private sector often correlates with the examiners' patent grant rates at those companies.