Mintz Member Andrew Skale was quoted in an article published by The New York Times on trademark issues related to the anticipated name change of Cleveland’s professional baseball team in response to nationwide social reform efforts. Specifically, Mr. Skale offered insights for those launching new products, emphasizing the importance of filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office prior to making any public announcements to avoid trademark squatting, a process in which individuals or companies try to predict valuable names and file trademarks to sell for profit.
March 15, 2021
Mintz Member Joanne S. Hawana was quoted in an analysis article published by Law360 on the biggest COVID-19 product scams and actions taken by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to tackle fraudsters during the ongoing crisis.
Mintz Member and Chair of the firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Cynthia Larose was quoted in an article published by Bloomberg Law on the legal implications of a hack of Microsoft’s Exchange email software for small and medium-sized organizations, which are unlikely to have the resources to handle the data breach quickly and effectively.
Mintz Member and Chair of the firm’s Environmental Law Practice Jeffrey R. Porter was quoted in article published by Inside EPA on a potential increase in Clean Water Act (CWA) citizen suits in the wake of County of Maui v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund and how the Biden administration may issue new guidance on the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Mintz Member Angela Y. Kung was featured in an article published by the WIA Blog highlighting women of the wireless infrastructure industry. Ms. Kung shared her most memorable achievement from this past year and emphasized the importance of closing the digital divide.