From “Linsanity” to Blue Ivy Carter, how celebrities trademark their names and personas
Two weeks ago we experienced a moment of Internet history. On Jan. 18, dubbed “Blackout Day,” Internet giants such as Google, Reddit and Wikipedia acted in protest in an attempt to show how overreaching the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) are by censoring themselves...
2011 was a very active year in the world of trademarks. Notably, applications for new trademarks increased over 6 percent in the last year.