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Katie Bukrinsky focuses her practice on intellectual property litigation. She regularly represents plaintiffs and defendants in federal court in all types of Lanham Act disputes, including trademark and trade dress infringement, false advertising and cyberpiracy. She practices before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, as well as before arbitration forums under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy. Katie also counsels clients on acquisition and clearance of trademarks. Read Katie Bukrinsky's full bio.

Copycat Fight: Office Depot Isn’t ‘Licensee’ of Materials Copied for Customers


By on Jan 22, 2020
Posted In Copyrights

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a nonprofit licensor of copyrighted math materials against a commercial duplicating company that copied the materials for licensee school districts for a fee. Great Minds v. Office Depot, Inc., Case. No. 18-55331 (9th Cir. Dec. 27,...

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Seventh Circuit Formally Adopts Octane Fitness Standard for Trademark Cases


By on Jan 2, 2020
Posted In Trademarks

TRADEMARKS / ATTORNEY’S FEE AWARD The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit officially joined its sister circuits in holding that the Supreme Court standard for awarding attorney’s fees in patent cases, set forth in Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc., was equally applicable to attorney’s fees claims under the Lanham Act....

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