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Let’s Kill the “Naked License” Defense

Those of you who have been reading my blog for awhile know that I’m not a fan of the naked licensing defense. The Trademark Reporter was kind enough to print a Comment I wrote explaining why I dislike it so. Click on the image for a copy.

104 TMR

Thanks to The Trademark Reporter for granting permission to provide a copy of this article, which is Copyright © 2014 the International Trademark Association and reprinted with the permission of The Trademark Reporter®, 104 TMR 4 (July-August 2014).

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