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click to watch Videocast: Financial and Technology Issues for U.S. Broker-Dealers
Videocast: Financial and Technology Issues for U.S. Broker-Dealers
In its first substantive trademark ruling in more than a decade, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held on January 21, in Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank et al., No. 13-1211, that tacking – which is whether two trademarks are sufficiently similar to allow the newer mark to use the priority date of the older mark – is a factual question for a jury to decide. BACKGROUND Respondent, a Korean firm established in 1971 as “Korea Investment Finance Corporation,” used an assortment of names since its inception. In 1991, Respondent changed its name to “Hana Bank.” In 1994, Respondent began using “Hana ... more

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Legal Alerts
Legal Alert: Supreme Court Holds Dismissal of Individual Case in MDL Proceedings Is Immediately Appealable January 21, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held today in Gelboim v. Bank of America Corp., No. 13-1174, that an order disposing of an individual case previously consolidated with other cases for ...
Articles
The Tax Court Decides Two New Captive Cases February 2015
In their article for Captive Insurance Company Reports, “The Tax Court Decides Two New Captive Cases,” Sutherland attorneys P. Bruce Wright, Kristan Rizzolo and Saren Goldner summarize the U.S. Tax ...
Blogs
Lower Oil Prices Bring Coop Savings January 26, 2015
Lower oil prices have brought some savings to cooperatives and their members and may bring more. Coops that generate power from diesel fuel are seeing direct savings that in many cases will be passed ...
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A Day with a Cristo Rey Atlanta Student January 22, 2015
Sutherland’s sponsorship of a student in Christo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School’s work-study program was featured in a Fox 5 Atlanta news segment. The program provides students with real-world job ...
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Sutherland Named Tax Practice Group of the Year by Law360 January 23, 2015
ATLANTA and WASHINGTON—Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been named Tax Practice Group of the Year by Law360, a nationwide legal news service. The award is ...

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Videocast: Financial and Technology Issues for U.S. Broker-Dealers
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