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Increased Likelihood of Significant Federal Cannabis Reform Could Clear The Smoke Clouding Trademark Registration for Recreational Marijuana Businesses

By Staff on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

By: Jack Avery Gainer Following what seems to be a common trend[1] among the States, marijuana is now legal for recreational use in Illinois[2]. According to the federal government, however, marijuana remains classified as a Schedule I Substance[3] under the Controlled Substances Act.[4] So what does this mean for new Illinois marijuana business owners seeking…

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The Race for 5G: The Long Awaited Sequel to the Space Race

By Staff on Monday, September 28th, 2020

By Joseph M. Nelson Tensions have been high between the United States and China since President Trump came into office. If you follow politics at a minimal level, you have likely heard of the trade war between the two world powers. But amidst the ongoing trade quarrel, lies a race: the race for 5G. The…

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The Latest from UIC RIPL: Issue 4 of Vol. 19 has been Published!

By Staff on Wednesday, July 29th, 2020

The UIC Review of Intellectual Property Law is proud to announce the publication of Issue 4 of Volume 19! The issue features one scholarly article co-authored by Dr. Joseph Lee and Vere Marie Khan of the University of Exeter School of Law in the United Kingdom. The issue also features four comments from RIPL Editorial…

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Copyright Pirates: The Abrogation of State Sovereignty

By Staff on Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

By Christian Karpinski & Emily Mosnick , J.D. Candidates 2021 Copyright law provides avenues of protection for authors and creators to sue parties that have pirated their works. But does Copyright law allow a creator to seek redress from all parties; let’s say…a state? Until recently, there existed uncertainty as to whether a right holder…

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Young Patent Practitioner Series: USPTO Pilot Programs

By Staff on Monday, March 30th, 2020

The Young Patent Practitioner Series continues with its third installment on “USPTO Pilot Programs,” a lesson from Sangik Bae, an intellectual property attorney at Ladas & Parry, LLP’s Chicago office. Mr. Bae’s attached post provides an overview of the USPTO’s implemented pilot programs which have been intended to advance patent applications and to provide applicants assistance. The…

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