On March 6, 2020, Dunnington Partner Raymond J. Dowd will speak in Rome about the Spoils of War Doctrine at the Federal Bar Association’s conference, Restitution & Return: Art Law in Europe. The program will feature world-class attorneys and industry representatives who will discuss recent developments and current challenges from both the European and U.S. perspective. Panel topics include international restitutions, art looting in Italy during World War II, and the seizure of loaned works. Giovanna Melandri, the former Italian Minister of Culture and current President of Fondazione MAXXI will open the program, and Noemi di Segni, President of Unione delle Comunità Ebraiche Italiane will deliver the keynote address. For more information, and to register for the conference please visit https://www.fedbar.org/event/romeartlaw/.
Olivera Medenica was recently quoted in a WWD article covering holiday shopping and #counterfeits. The article discusses how the #fashion industry relies upon law enforcement and #fashiontech to address knock-offs. The article was published on WWD’s daily edition on December 24, 2019. #fashionlaw Read More
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New York’s Top Fashion Law Conference – Feb. 7, 2020
National Arts Club
Join us for the Federal Bar Association’s Fashion Law Conference on February 7th, 2020 held in the historical and stunning National Arts Club. This all-day intensive CLE conference features the hottest topics in #fashionlaw covered by expert speakers. Topics include: #artificialintelligence #AI #wearabletech #fashiontech #intellectualproperty #counterfeits #trademarks #copyrights #cannabis #CBD #MeToo #modeling #harassment #workplace #tariffs #china #imports #trumpadministration #sustainability #corporateresponsibility #CSR Read More
For Immediate Release:
Dunnington is proud to announce that Donna Frosco has been named 2019 Lawyer of The Year in the field of Complex Litigation (U.S.A.) by the global publication, Lawyer Monthly magazine and Lawyer-Monthly.com, a daily on-line legal news site. Donna received this award in 2018 also. The awards edition of the magazine was published in late December. The digital edition is available here: https://legalawards.lawyer-monthly.com/winners-edition/
We congratulate Donna on this recognition and her contribution to continuing Dunnington’s long tradition of client representation in complex matters.
USPTO Releases Revised Examination Guide Following Backlash
On September 6, 2019, the USPTO released a revised examination guide to clarify the controversial amendment to Rule 2.11, which requires all foreign domiciled trademark applicants, registrants, or parties of a trademark proceeding to obtain representation from a U.S. licensed attorney in order to complete the trademark application process. The release of the revised examination guide, which provides practical information related to the rule, comes after the USPTO received many requests to elaborate on certain provisions in the unprecedented amendment. A brief summary of the new requirement can be found in our client alert here. Read More
WHEN: September 17, 2019 6:00 PM
WHERE: 230 Park Avenue, 21st Floor
NEW YORK–Dunnington Bartholow & Miller LLP, a full-service New York City-based law firm serving the international community announced today the publication of Doing Business in the United States, a guide to assist business leaders, startups and individuals in navigating the most important business law issues facing foreign investors and entrepreneurs in the coming years. The launch will be celebrated with an event for journalist members of the Foreign Press Association.
Valerie Oyakhilome, Paralegal
August 30, 2019
On August 3rd, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) took unprecedented action by implementing a new rule that directly impacts the meaning of compliance in the application process for both current and prospective trademark owners. Read More
Federal Court Affirms Luxury Eyewear Manufacturer’s $1.9M Win Over Flea Market
On August 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit upheld the ruling of a Georgia jury awarding $1.9 million to Luxottica finding the landlord of an indoor flea market in Georgia liable for contributory trademark infringement when the landlord had “constructive” knowledge of the subtenants’ sale of counterfeit eyewear, including knockoffs of Ray-Ban and Oakley brands. Read More