Apple v. Samsung: When Failure to Suspend Auto-Deletion of Emails Results In An Adverse Inference

Thomas Hawk via Compfight The failure to preserve electronically stored information, particularly emails, is increasingly a pivotal issue in litigation. Thus, it should surprise no one to learn that this issue also arose in the recent patent infringement trial pitting … Continue reading

The Difference Between Trademarks and Service Marks

Do you want to register a trademark for your products but don’t know whether to use a trademark or a service mark? You’re not alone. Trademarks and service marks are very similar and they are commonly confused (and misused). Both … Continue reading

Trademark Basics That You Were Too Afraid To Ask About

Wellborn, Wallace & Woodard, LLC is an Atlanta law firm that helps clients understand their trademark and intellectual property needs and protect them from infringement. Trademarks are everywhere. Reading through a magazine or watching television for half an hour will expose you to hundreds … Continue reading

The Safe Harbor Provision of the DMCA: How Safe Is It?

The recent decision in Viacom International, Inc. v. Youtube, Inc., 676 F.3d 19 (2d Cir. 2012), is likely to have significant and far-reaching implications for website operators and other online service providers, especially those allowing users to post or upload … Continue reading

Attorneys Recognized With Industry Awards

Two attorneys from the firm were recently honored by Super Lawyers magazine as some of the best attorneys in the state. Pete Wellborn has been selected as a 2012 Georgia Super Lawyer while Jamie Woodard was named a 2012 Georgia Rising Star. Super Lawyers is … Continue reading