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Are You Ready for The Battle at First Avenue?

Posted in Advertising, Articles, Branding, Food, Marketing, Trademarks

The anticipation is building for this inaugural battle of the bands to raise money for a great cause: “The Twin Cities advertising and communications industry lacks diversity. It’s a serious challenge. And it’s a problem that won’t be solved overnight. But there’s no reason we can’t have a little fun as we work to ensure… Continue Reading

FUSE: Sharing Extraordinary Experiences

Posted in Guest Bloggers

—Aaron Keller, Principal, Capsule We partook in the sharing and enjoyed the conversations. The FUSE Conference, is not about splintering. It also isn’t about specialization or close-minded thinking. FUSE is about the disciplines of design, marketing, brand and research being brought together in a way that makes for a more engaged consumer, audience or customer…. Continue Reading

Webinar: Strategies For Dealing With “Trademark Bullies”

Posted in Trademark Bullying, Trademarks

Last week we announced a trademark seminar taking place in Minneapolis on March 2, 2011, and one of the hot topics to be discussed from 1:15 – 2:30 PM CST, is “Strategies For Dealing With “Trademark Bullies.” Given the special interest in the trademark bullying topic outside and well beyond the Twin Cities, Minnesota Continuing Legal Education has decided to… Continue Reading

Strategies for Dealing with “Trademark Bullies”

Posted in Infringement, Law Suits, Trademark Bullying, Trademarks, TTAB

On Wednesday March 2, 2011, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at 1:15 PM CST, we’ll be discussing “Strategies for Dealing With “Trademark Bullies” — a pdf of the brochure is here. I’ll be moderating a 75 minute panel discussion with these distinguished speakers: Jacqueline A. Leimer, Chicago-Kent College of Law Mike Masnik, Techdirt Craig Krummen, Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A…. Continue Reading

When Employees Go Online: The Risks of Social Media to Employers

Posted in Guest Bloggers, Social Networking

—Megan Ruwe, Employment lawyer at Winthrop & Weinstine Imagine this scenario: While searching the Internet, you come across a Facebook posting authored by one of your employees that includes derogatory statements and inappropriate pictures. You wish you had seen the blog before you hired the employee. What does this mean to you as an employer? What can you… Continue Reading