February 16

Coleman quoted on IP trends in World Intellectual Property Review

Goetz Fitzpatrick partner Ronald D. Coleman, head of the firm’s Intellectual Property, Media and Technology practice group, was quoted in the World Intellectual Property Review‘s piece on “Top Ten Developments for 2015.” The article outlines several trends in intellectual property law, including the major decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and.

February 10

Commercial Carbon Monoxide Detectors to be Required in New York State

As a result of the carbon monoxide (CO) leak at Legal Seafoods restaurant in Huntington last year killing the manager, Steve Nelson’s Law was passed and signed by the Governor in December, 2014. It requires installation of CO detectors by June, 2015 in any attached garage or restaurant or in any commercial building which has.

January 23

Boyajian publishes article on benefit corporations in NY Business Law Journal

Goetz Fitzpatrick partner Aaron Boyajian has published an article on benefit corporations in the Winter 2015 issue of the New York Business Law Journal, the flagship publication of the New York State Bar Association’s Section Business Law Section. The article is entitled, “Benefit Corporations and Certified B Corporations: Hybrid Corporate Options for Entrepreneurs and Socially.

January 19

Coleman’s analysis noted by Bloomberg on seeking trademark registration for popular phrases

Ronald D. Coleman, head of the Firm’s Intellectual Property, Technology and Media practice group, was referenced by Bloomberg BNA about the trend of people attempting to trademark popular catchphrases. The article — “Repeat After Me: ‘Je Suis Not Going To Get a TM Registration on that Popular Phrase’” — looks at phrases such as “Boston.

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