Breakfast Reading Time

FDA labels for food require a lot of information.  There are two main panels of requirements with lots of sub-requirements: Principal Display Panel Information Panel For the principal display panel (PDP), you need: The statement of identity, or name of the food, and The net quantity statement, or amount of product. In addition to that … Read more

The City that Stands 187 Feet Tall!

Our summer clerk comes through again to explain why certain Madison venues are the way they are. He may not appreciate all of the great winter activities available in our fair state and city, but he makes up for it by explaining some of our city’s quirks. Summertime is an excellent time (and one of … Read more

FUCT Marks are Allowed

According to statue, someone could not register a trademark if it “[c]onsists of or comprises immoral, deceptive, or scandalous matter; or matter which may disparage or falsely suggest a connection with persons, living or dead, institutions, beliefs, or national symbols, or bring them into contempt, or disrepute; or a geographical indication which, when used on or in connection … Read more

Dancing the Fortnite Away

The Copyright Act provides for copyright protection in “pantomimes and choreographic works”, but they have to be fixed in tangible form. According to the Copyright Office, “choreography is the composition and arrangement of a related series of dance movements and patterns organized into a coherent whole”, and pantomime is “the art of imitating, presenting, or … Read more

Representing: You?

In our engagement letter, we have some very important language. Possibly the most important is this: It is expressly agreed and understood by Client that OG + S is retained for the sole benefit of the Client, and not for the benefit of any other person, partnership, corporation, shareholder, office, director, affiliated company or guarantor … Read more

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