Should Strong Trademarks Receive Narrower Scope of Protection?

Trademark Law: Avoiding Confusion Among Consumers The original idea behind trademark law was to protect consumers. Under the current legal regime in the United States, the distinctiveness of a certain mark is what is actually protected under the law. However, the governing likelihood of confusion test, contrary to what its name sug... Read more »

Foreigner’s Guide: How to Become a Lawyer in the United States?

Back-to-school season inspired me to finally write a post about becoming a lawyer in the United States. People often ask me: "Can you become a lawyer if you're not a US citizen?" The answer is YES. However, this career path for a foreigner can be really challenging and daunting at times. There are primarily two ways to gain the ability to practice law ... Read more »