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How the Megaupload Case Has Hurt Brand Protection

The reason the case against Megaupload founder Kim DotCom has hurt brand protection is because it has nothing to do with trademark enforcement and no one knows it.  With all of the news this case is getting, the public-at-large does … Continue reading

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Don’t Drop the SOPA

Imagine a world where all of the world’s creative works are reduced to ones and zeros and the control of that art is in the hands of a few tycoons.  A world where those same few Wall Street companies have … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Go Mainstream!

Folks.  I have great news for the anti-counterfeiting industry.  I have recently agreed to co-produce and host a series for a major television network about counterfeiting.  This show will be like nothing you have EVER seen before.  It will be … Continue reading

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Justice is Served

In my exclusive story from August entitled “Holmes and the case of the naughty web host” I chronicled the first ever successful suit against an ISP for contributory infringement.  I was honored to be involved and proud of the work … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: Holmes and the case of the naughty web host

On Friday August 28th, 2009 a jury in the Northern District of California found ISP/web hosts Akanoc Solutions, Inc., Managed Solutions Group, Inc. and Steven Chen liable for contributory trademark counterfeiting and awarded Plaintiff Louis Vuitton Malletier $32 Million. This … Continue reading

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