2022 Brings New Requirements Via ID.me for Filing Trademark Applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office: Second Addendum

Carolyn Wimbly Martin and Charlotte Cuccia

This post is an update. Read the original post here and the first addendum here.  We have previously reported on the proposed requirement of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) that parties filing trademark applications provide biometric data to a private company, ID.me, and the subsequent backlash against a similar proposal requiring identity verification […]

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Andy Warhol Decision Spells Stronger Rights for Photographers Fighting Infringers: Second Addendum

This post is an update. Read the original post here and the first addendum here. We have previously discussed the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith, 992 F.3d 99 (2d Cir. 2021). Reversing the district court, a three-judge panel of the […]

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Copyright and Privacy for Content Creators

“And what do you do?” “Oh, I’m a YouTuber!” The number of Americans who derive at least a part of their yearly income from posting original content on the Internet exploded over the past decade. The rise of new platforms like TikTok and Instagram Reels, combined with the video sharing site YouTube, has unlocked a […]

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