The Rogers Test Dances Between Trademark Protection Under the Lanham Act and Freedom of Speech Under the First Amendment
October 28, 2022
Published in the Sept.-Oct. 2022 edition of The Trademark Reporter “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life,” according to Oscar Wilde; and therefore, our perception of life is changed by art. Watching a sunset may remind you of an artist’s painting for in that moment life imitates art. The beauty of nature is […]
Mandelbaum Salsburg Client Char Chalk Launches Patented Product for Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts
August 5, 2020
The owners of Char Chalk, the workout industry’s only activated charcoal chalk, recently turned to Mandelbaum Barrett PC to secure patent and trademark rights for its proprietary product. Mandelbaum Barrett PC partners Casey Gocel, Joel MacMull and Barry Schwartz advised on the launch of CHAR, a proprietary blend of activated charcoal and magnesium carbonate used […]
Federal Relief Bill Extends to Copyright, Trademark and Patent Filings
March 30, 2020
March 30, 2020 By Joel G. MacMull The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue bill signed by President Trump last Friday contains some potentially important relief for intellectual property rights owners and applicants. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) contains provisions that allow both the U.S. Copyright Office as well as the U.S. Patent […]
Joel MacMull Quoted in Yahoo Finance Article on "Why the Backlash Over Kim Kardashian Trademarking 'Kimono' Strengthens Her Legal Case"
June 28, 2019
Joel MacMull, Vice Chair of the Firm's Intellectual Property & Brand Management Practice was quoted in an article for Yahoo Finance on "Why the backlash over Kim Kardashian trademarking 'Kimono' strengthens her legal case." Read more here.
Joel MacMull Comments on Women's Wear Daily Article About Supreme Court Decision in the "FUCT" Case
June 26, 2019
Joel MacMull, Vice Chair of Mandelbaum Barrett PC's IntellectualProperty and BrandManagement Practice Group commented yesterday on a Women's Wear Daily (WWD) article talking about the recent Supreme Court decision in the "FUCT" case that struck down restrictions on "immoral or scandalous" trademarks. Read what Joel and other industry leaders have to say here.
Peter Levy Featured in a Patch.Com Story on Ten Tips to Launching a Successful Business
September 22, 2017
Check out what Peter A. Levy, Chair of the Firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group has to say about launching a successful business in this weekend's Patch!
Member Peter A. Levy Article Featured in June 16, 2016 Edition of Inc. Magazine
June 16, 2016
Peter A. Levy, a Member of the Firm and Chair of the Life Sciences and Intellectual Property Practices, specializes in structuring, financing, and operating “start-up companies”. He has written over 200 business plans and launched dozens of start-ups over the past 15 years. Inc. Magazine