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Alt Legal IP News - Issue #14

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #14

The holidays make for a slow IP news week so we are taking a break from our digest this week. But we aren't taking a break from our podcast, Alt Trademarks. Our latest episodewith Bill Samuels is the perfect thing to listen to while you are heading to holiday festivities. In fact, you can subscribe and listen to all the episodes on iTunesGoogle Play, orSoundcloud

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #13

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #13

The New York Law Journal released a list honoring the Top Women in Law for 2016. Congratulations to all the women who made the list and all those that continue to fight for gender equality in the legal field. 

Alt Trademarks: Episode 4 - Ed Timberlake

Alt Trademarks: Episode 4 - Ed Timberlake

Alt Legal presents the newest episode of Alt Trademarks, a biweekly podcast hosted by Hannah Samendinger. Alt Trademarks discusses the latest news in trademark law, features interviews with prominent trademark professionals, and contemplates the issues trademark professionals face. 

Alt Legal Wins Innovation Award

Alt Legal Wins Innovation Award

Alt Legal is proud to announce that it has won an innovation award. Above The Law's Academy for Private Practice (APP) last month announced the winners of its “Shark Tank”-style startup competition: “The alt.legal Innovation Awards Company Showcase.”

Trademark Applications Get Nasty as the Election Approaches

Trademark Applications Get Nasty as the Election Approaches

As The Fashion Law blog reported this week, some of Trump’s controversial comments have moved off of TV screens and Twitter feeds and into the USPTO. After the third and final presidential debate, a handful of entrepreneurial individuals filed potentially hastily prepared trademark applications, including for the phrase “nasty woman.”

Alt Legal Product Manager Profiled in Legal Technology Publication

Alt Legal Product Manager Profiled in Legal Technology Publication

The most recent publication of Legaltech News features Alt Legal's legal product manager, Hannah Samendinger. In the article, "Women of Legal Tech: Hannah Samendinger, Diving Right Into Technology," Monica Bay profiles Hannah and discusses her past experiences and motivations.

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #7

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #7

Craft beer is everywhere. Particularly in Canada and the US, the number of craft breweries has exploded. And with each brewery a new set of potential trademarks is born. And obtaining a registration can be quite a fight
 

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #6

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #6

The first presidential debate took place last night. A review of how each candidate plans to handle intellectual property can be found here

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #5

Alt Legal IP News - Issue #5

The Netflix series Stranger Things received a lot of positive attention for its spot on 80s references. A central part of the series is the game Dungeons and Dragons. The show presumably led to them filing this trademark, a year before the show aired. That brings their portfolio to an impressive 150+ live marks. (See them here by searching (Wizards AND Coast)[ON] AND (live)[LD])