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U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Tacking Doctrine Applicable to Trademarks

02/18/15 posted by CH& Trademark

A trademark serves to identify and distinguish one party's goods or services from the goods and services of others. A trademark may be a word, phrase, symbol or design, or any combination of those. Keep Reading »

CH& Trademark

Good News for 2015: Lower Government Fees for US Trademark Applications and Renewals

02/13/15 posted by CH& Trademark

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has reduced the governmental filing fees for trademark applications and renewals, effective January 17, 2015. For applicants that agree to utilize electronic correspondence, the new per-classification fee for a standard trademark application has been reduced from $325 to $275 per class. Keep Reading »

CH& Retail, Hotel & Restaurant

UPDATE: Music Licensing 101: The Basics for Hotel & Restaurant Operators

I first posted a version of this blog entry in June 2012, and have received many queries since about music licensing and, in particular, the homestyle exception. A common misconception about the homestyle exception is that it applies to recorded music, such as MP3s and CDs. Keep Reading »

CH& Retail, Hotel & Restaurant

Is There a Doctor in the House? Responding to Severe, Life-Threatening Allergic Reactions

A restaurant's first response to an allergic reaction by a customer should be to leave it to the customer's family member or friend to administer first aid. Further, the restaurant should call 9‑1‑1, if the customer exhibits a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Keep Reading »

CH& Retail, Hotel & Restaurant

Not in My Neighborhood! Marijuana and Zoning Laws in Seattle

If you own property or are looking to start a marijuana-related business in Seattle, you should pay close attention to the zoning laws over the next couple of weeks and months. Keep Reading »

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