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McKeown, John

Name Changes and Rebrands

October 06, 2017
John McKeown | Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing

Name changes and rebrands are closely related to choosing a brand name.

Sometimes, because of changes in the  … Read more

McKeown, John

Brand Extensions

September 08, 2017
John McKeown | Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing

Below is an excerpt from John McKeown’s September 2017 Monthly IP Blog.

We previously discussed issues relating to  … Read more

McKeown, John

Branding: Cautions Concerning the Choice of a Brand Name

August 04, 2017
John McKeown | Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing

Below is an excerpt from John McKeown’s August 2017 Monthly IP Blog.

A brand owner should be cautious  … Read more

Disparaging Trademarks

July 18, 2017
Branding, Copyright/Advertising, Corporate & Commercial, Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing, Patents & Trademarks

John McKeown

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of the United States found that the section of the Lanham  … Read more

Gripe Site Found to Infringe

July 18, 2017
Branding, Copyright/Advertising, Corporate & Commercial, Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing, Patents & Trademarks

John McKeownA recent decision of the Federal Court relates to the operation of a gripe site directed at United  … Read more

Blocking Infringement at the Real and Virtual Border

July 18, 2017
Branding, Corporate & Commercial, Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing, Patents & Trademarks

John McKeown

The explosion of the Internet and the rapid development of online commerce encourage the sale of counterfeit goods.   … Read more