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Articles

  • World Trademark Review

    Kirton McConkie intellectual property attorney Nicholas Wells was interviewed for this article. To read more click the article headline. The USPTO’s statistics for the year to date report that just 2.6% of international trademark applications (Madrid) are approved upon first action, compared to 34.1% of applications via TEAS Plus and 17% by TEAS. For applicants this creates a number of challenges, and begs the question of whether the direct route to registration is a better option.

    October 14, 2014
  • InsideCounsel

    Friend-of-the-court briefs offer an important, even an irreplaceable, means of shaping judicial decisions that will determine how many businesses establish and defend their intellectual property rights.

    September 17, 2014

Events


Legal Alerts

  • Kirton McConkie legal alert

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today it has received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap for fiscal year 2015. USCIS has also received more than the limit of 20,000 H-1B petitions filed under the U. S. advanced degree exemption.

    April 7, 2014
  • Kirton McConkie Legal Alert

    This legal alert for franchisors contains information about class action waivers and non-competition provisions in franchise agreements.

    January 6, 2014