Articles by Kathleen Hudik
Kathleen Hudik is a 3L at Washington College of Law and a Senior Blogger for the Intellectual Property Brief. She is primarily focusing her studies on trademark, copyright, and administrative policy. Graduating with honors from Villanova University in 2009 with a degree in English, Kathleen went on to serve as an AmeriCorps volunteer in St. Louis, Missouri where she was a literacy tutor and marketing intern for a national veterans’ nonprofit organization. Originally from southwestern Pennsylvania, Kathleen is excited to make Washington, DC her new home.
Legislators attempt to rein in the expansive Computer Fraud and Abuse Act after Aaron Swartz’s tragic suicide, but what is the net effect?
Tim Tebow’s trademark application for “Tebowing” is published by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The Internet proceeds to forget what a trademark registration protects.
The USPTO will likely reject Dunkin’ Donuts recent trademark application for “Best Coffee in America” slogan and it has nothing to do with taste.
The Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit files trademark infringement ruling in case between two Crusades-era military orders, stating willful blindness is not a factor in determining fraud on the Trademark Office.
After the Supreme Court remanded the case for consideration after itsPrometheus decision, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upholds Myriad Genetic’s patent rights to two human genes and the test to detect them.
After quickly resolving a trademark infringement complaint over the phone, Coronado erroneously believes it will share a beer with the brewery it attempted to sue.
Dear Judge Posner, Please consider the negative unforeseen consequences of your recommendations to rid the patent system of negative unforeseen consequences.
In a decision filed June 22, Judge Richard Posner dismissed Apple’s request for an injunction after neither party’s counsel was able to establish any actual harm, ending, temporarily Apple’s crusade against Motorola’s Android.
In a complaint filed June 1, President Obama’s campaign claims that DC-based DemStore.com has been selling merchandise bearing the campaign’s logo without permission. However, these claims come years after the campaign learned of DemStore’s unauthorized use, raising questions about how a changing political strategy can impact trademark enforcement.
The Supreme Court refuses to consider constitutionality of six-figure statutory damages imposed against an individual consumer in Sony BMG v. Tenenbaum.