AppDetex Brand Protection Blog

Who is Anne Gilson LaLonde?

Posted by Beckie Lombardi on Aug 14, 2017 2:07:20 PM

Anne Gilson LaLonde comes from a storied history of trademarks and legal expertise. With a background that includes practicing in the Litigation Practice Group of Sidley & Austin and a two-year clerkship at the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Anne has an impressive legal background. But it’s her current collaboration, Gilson on Trademarks, that has defined her career.

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Topics: Simon Tam

The Slants, A Conversation with Simon Tam

Posted by Beckie Lombardi on Aug 8, 2017 5:50:00 PM

AppDetex had the chance to sit down with Simon Tam on August 8, 2017 for a one-on-one conversation in part 1 of our 3-part webinar series looking at trademarks, the First Amendment, and how the legal landscape is changing.  

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Topics: Simon Tam

Who Is Simon Tam?

Posted by Beckie Lombardi on Aug 7, 2017 10:20:15 AM

We are excited to feature  Simon Tam in our webinar, "The Slants - A Conversation with Simon Tam", on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. We will discuss his dedication to advocacy, his case,  and the road he took to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Simon Tam is an award-winning musician, author, entrepreneur, marketer, and social justice activist. He has performed, presented or keynoted at SXSW, Comic-Con, the Department of Defense, Stanford University, TEDx, and over 1,200 other events and venues across the globe. 

Best known as the founder and front man for the rock group, The Slants, it’s his landmark case against the United States Trademark Office (USTPO) that is currently generating waves across the legal landscape. 

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Topics: Simon Tam, Webinar

The Slants and the Supreme Court

Posted by Beckie Lombardi on Aug 3, 2017 1:42:00 PM

It’s taken eight years, but Simon Tam, the front man for the Asian-American band The Slants, has finally won the right to register his rock band’s name, and in the process, the case is reshaping trademark law.

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Topics: AppDetex, Simon Tam, Webinar