In light of recent Supreme Court decisions on trademark registrations and free speech, the question is: is the ban on cannabis trademark registrations justifiable in light of the First Amendment in view of these recent cases?
Also in this edition of IP Literature Watch, we investigate how how access to high-skill labor affects the outcomes of start-up firms, and we include a paper that explores how the intersection between patent law and family law principles has the potential to create an irreconcilable conflict in the area of patent ownership.
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License to all or access to all? A law and economics assessment of standard development organizations’ licensing rules
Should FRAND commitments be interpreted to require licensing all comers or could access to standards can be achieved through other, less rigid means?