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Patently Infringing: An Overview of Patent Infringement and Defenses Against it

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Saturday, Apr 6, 2019

Red Points examines what are the requirements of patentability, what patent holders need to show to successfully sue for patent infringement under 35 U.S. Code § 271, and defenses available to the accused in a patent infringement lawsuit.

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The Secret to Success: How to Keep Trade Secrets Safe

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019

Red Points examines what qualifies as trade secrets subject matter in the United States, the elements of trade secrets theft under 18 U.S. Code § 1832 and trade secrets misappropriation claim, and affirmative defenses available against said legal actions.

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The Best Defense is a Good Offense: Nominative Fair Use and Other Defenses to Trademark Infringement

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

Red Points' examination of the various legal defenses to lawsuits based on trademark infringement.

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Genericide Hotline: How to Avoid Genericide and Loss of Trademark Rights

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019

Genericide is a nightmare for brands - losing the trademark for a key product because it's become too successful. Red Points takes a look.

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American trademark made simple

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Feb 1, 2019

Red Points’ comprehensive guide for helping brands worldwide to register their trademarks in the United States.

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A Bitter Pill to Swallow: The Pervasive Problem of Fake Pharmaceuticals in India

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Thursday, Dec 13, 2018

The Indian pharmaceutical market is inundated with counterfeits, which replace important active ingredients with dangerous, toxic replacement chemicals, and have been spreading to the rest of the world.

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Beauty and the Beast: Protecting Small-scale Luxury Cosmetics Brands’ IP from Counterfeiters and Competitors

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Friday, Nov 30, 2018

Small-scale luxury cosmetics producers are often faced with a plethora of confusing options when it comes to protecting their intellectual property - Red Points lays out the options.

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Red is Solely Louboutin: Protecting Color Marks in the EU and USA

Posted by Tulip Mahaseth on Friday, Nov 9, 2018

Trademark covers not only brand names and logos, but extends even to colors. Red Points takes a look at a landmark case of color mark.

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Turkey: The counterfeiters on Europe's doorstep

Posted by Emma Smith on Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018

Though China produces the overwhelming majority of counterfeit products, Turkey has become Europe's gateway for counterfeits by abusing with IP rights and an influx of Syrian refugees.

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A simple guide to intellectual property in China

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

China’s appetite for consumer goods and western brands is growing. Alibaba, China’s largest online retail group, has been on a mission to entice big brands to their sites in recent years.

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