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