Arizona furniture company wins trademark suit in federal court; might be able to recuperate some costs, says Jeremy Kapteyn, chair of Rose Law Group Intellectual Property Department

By Ben Moffat | Cronkite News A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that an Arizona furniture company had its trademarks infringed by another company that used its name and its logo to sell identical products – what the court called “slam-dunk evidence” of infringement. Stone Creek sued Omnia Italian Design, which had manufactured leather furniture under license for the Arizona …

Practical IP considerations for emerging businesses in the cannabis industry

By Jeremy Kapteyn, Ph.D., Chair, Rose Law Group Intellectual Property and Technology Department I recently had the opportunity to speak briefly at a cannabis industry trade association meeting in Arizona.  As I started to prepare a short presentation, I considered which intellectual property topics and points were applicable to a wide range of developing businesses in the industry.  I only …

Law on disparaging trademarks to get Supreme Court review; SCOTUS might again overturn federal court on patent, trademark cases, says Jeremy Kapteyn, chairman of Rose Law Group Intellectual Property Law

By Adam Lipstak | The New York Times The Supreme Court agreed on Thursday to decide whether a federal law that denies protection to disparaging trademarks can survive First Amendment scrutiny. The case, concerning an Asian-American dance-rock band called the Slants, will probably also effectively resolve a separate one concerning the Washington Redskins football team. The trademark case was one …

Rose Law Group taps Kapteyn to head intellectual property department

Rose Law Group is announcing Jeremy Kapteyn as the chair of the firm’s intellectual property law department. At RLG, Mr. Kapteyn will lead intellectual property matters involving cannabis industry-related technical innovation and branding in Arizona’s first intellectual property practice concentrating on IP issues in the cannabis industry, according to a press release. Prior to joining Rose Law Group, Mr. Kapteyn …

Rose Law Group Hires Attorney and Ph.D. to Lead Arizona’s First IP Practice Concentrating on Cannabis

Jeremy Kapteyn To Chair IP Department and Will Focus On Intellectual Property Matters Related to the Cannabis Industry (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) – Rose Law Group pc is proud to announce the hiring of Jeremy Kapteyn as the chair of the firm’s intellectual property law department. At RLG, Kapteyn will lead intellectual property matters involving cannabis industry-related technical innovation and branding in …

The List: Trolls, 3-D printing top intellectual property concerns – Rose Law Group attorney, Evan Bolick, comments

Mike Sunnucks Phoenix Business Journal Intellectual property theft costs U.S. businesses as much as $300 billion year, according to federal estimates. While much of IP theft occurs in China and other foreign markets, there are significant home-grown intellectual property concerns, according to the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property. We asked the Valley’s top IP attorneys to share …