Booking.com: The Supreme Court Considers Whether “Generic.com” Domain Names Are Entitled to Federal Trademark Protection

On May 4, 2020, for the first time in history, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments through a telephone conference call in United States Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com B.V. The Court considered whether the online hotel reservation company, Booking.com, is entitled to federal trademark registration for its company name or whether simply adding […]

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Internet Archive’s Open Library and Copyright Law

With libraries at K-12 schools, universities and local communities closed, the Internet Archive provides an increasingly valuable resource for educators and distance learning. Before diving into this vast wealth of content, however, some caution regarding the copyright issues the Archive raises is warranted. The Internet Archive will soon be 25 years old, but it remains […]

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