Faruki Blog

The Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Whether the First Amendment Protects Offensive Trademarks, Again

The Supreme Court recently granted certiorari (in Iancu v. Brunetti) to decide whether the statutory prohibition on federal registration of a.. Read More

It's All Political: Janus v. AFSCME and Union's Future

On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, et al., as.. Read More

South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.: The Court Clears the Way for Online Sales Taxes

If you are a fan of online shopping, you may need to brace yourselves; taxes have found their way into your check-out cart.  On June 21, 2018, the.. Read More

When Is Enough Enough? SCOTUS to Consider the Scope of American Pipe’s Tolling Doctrine

Over 40 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously decided the landmark case American Pipe & Construction Co. v. Utah, 414 U.S. 538 (1974), which.. Read More

Lucarell v. Nationwide – A Case All Commercial and Contract Lawyers Should Read

The Supreme Court of Ohio reaffirms and clarifies law in Ohio on breach of contract, implied duty of good faith, punitive damages, releases of.. Read More

Supreme Court to Tackle Important Patent Venue Question in Early 2017

This commentary on the Supreme Court's plan to consider patent venue issues in the 2017 Term previously ran as an FICLAW blog in December 2016, and.. Read More
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