Stacey Friends Interviewed by Radio Entrepreneurs

The Radio Entrepreneurs, a show that provides advice, information and connections for entrepreneurs, service providers and established companies, interviewed Morse trademark partner Stacey Friends. Stacey discusses trademark clearance, registration, and enforcement for large and small companies, as well as the recent USPTO rule change regarding specimens of use, based on the sudden influx of trademark applications from China. …

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Boston University Senior Business Lecturer Greg Stoller Shares Top Four Asian Business Trends

Greg Stoller, a friend of the firm and a senior lecturer at BU's Questrom School of Business, recently returned from a visit to Asia, which included visits to 10 firms in Shanghai and Hong Kong. Among the insights he gained: Many of the firms are ditching long-term strategic planning in favor of speed and agility, …

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Contours of Copyright #4: No Protection for Game Play

The battle between an Ancient Chinese themed game, and a Wild-West game, reminds us that rules of game play are generally not protectable by copyright, but certain expressive game aspects may be. Discussion: The plaintiff in DaVinci Editrice v. ZiKo Games (S.D. Tex. 2016) published Bang!, a role-playing card game with Wild-West themes that became …

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