What’s Happening in Technology, Arts, Small Business and Contracts – January 2018

This month: In the Matter of Munchee, Inc. SEC v. PlexCorps Twentieth Century Fox Television v. Empire Distribution, Inc. Technology News Below are two SEC cases involving Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs. Based on signaling from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), 2018 is shaping up to be a […]

What’s Happening Now in Technology, Arts, Small Business and Contracts – September 2017

Technology News Distributed Ledger Technology and new Delaware law On August 1, 2017, Delaware became the first state to allow share issuing corporations to keep track of stockholders and outstanding stock via blockchain technology. This is one of several steps Delaware has identified as part of its initiative to use blockchain technology as a streamlining […]

What’s in a name? Blackhorse v. Pro-Football, Inc.

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) canceled six trademark registrations for the Washington Redskins. The plaintiffs in the case are five Native Americans who wanted to cancel registrations filed by, and issued to, the organization from 1967 and 1990. The 2-1 decision in Blackhorse, et al. v. Pro-Football, Inc. was announced today (June […]