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On March 26, 2019, the EU Parliament passed Article 17 (formerly Article 13) of the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, entitled “Use of protected content by online content-sharing service providers” (EU Directive 2019/790, Art. 17), which will require large, online content-sharing service providers like YouTube and Facebook to actively screen and monitor [ ... ]

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The path to trademark registration for hemp and CBD-based products may be a little easier now. In response to the enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill that legalized hemp, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) recently issued Official Guidelines for the examination of marks for cannabis and cannabis-related goods and services. Brand owners who were previously denied fede [ ... ]

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In May Lutzker & Lutzker lawyers will be in the field addressing diverse audiences on hot-button issues. Carolyn Martin will be speaking on May 10 to technology professionals at the National Association of Media & Technology Centers (NAMTC) Northeast Regional Leadership Summit in Syracuse, NY. Her presentation on Copyright Issues for K-12 will be followed by a facilitated discussi [ ... ]

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