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Lynda Calderone Recognized in “Best Lawyers in America 2021”

Calderone McKay is proud to announce that one of its founding partners, Lynda Calderone, has been selected by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America’s 2021 Edition. Calderone was listed in Best Lawyers for the area of Patent Law. Calderone has extensive experience in the areas of preparation

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Today in History: Snapshots in Time of Developments in Intellectual Property

September 5, 1787: No Drama Here! The Dullest of Constitutional Provisions Facilitates Broadway Blockbusters   On this day in 1787, the clause in the United States Constitution conferring upon Congress the power to grant patents and copyright was adopted by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. The inclusion of this clause in the constitutional document

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Breaking Down California’s “The Fair Pay to Play Act”

Over the past week, sports headlines have been dominated by California’s new law “The Fair Pay to Play Act” that permits financial payments to collegiate athletes.  There are many critics and many proponents.  So, is it a good thing or bad?  From an intellectual property perspective, it is a great

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In a proceeding brought by Riviana Foods, Inc. (maker of Ronzoni brand pasta) against Goya Foods, Inc., the National Advertising Division (NAD) recommended that Goya discontinue its advertising claim that its Excelsior brand pasta is “Puerto Rico’s Favorite Pasta.” Riviana initiated the NAD proceeding when it observed Goya’s advertising material

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EPO Decision Potentially Restores Broader Global IP Protections For Plants

As global climate change continues largely unabated, the agricultural scientists of the world remain hard at work developing plants suited to flourish in and to feed the people of an overheated, carbon dioxide-elevated planet. Innovators are investing significant amounts of research and money in development to focus on new plants

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