Feb 03, 2015
- A story ran in Latin Trade quoting Florida Board Certified IP Attorney Jorge Espinosa, a founding member of the law firm of Espinosa | Trueba. P.L. about the challenges that businesses face in setting up businesses in Cuba now that President Obama has announced the normalization of ties between the two countries. Espinosa said trademark registration is difficult because American companies need to solicit licenses to renew their trademarks. And with no current economic activity taking place because of the embargo, trademarks cannot be renewed if they are not being used.
Jan 23, 2015
- Florida Board Certified IP attorney Jorge Espinosa authored a byliner for Law360.com on January 22, 2015, entitled “Don't Underestimate the Copyright Trolls," explaining the growth of copyright infringement lawsuits by so called "copyright trolls,” which may involve adult film studios, popular film studios, fabric mills and photo licensing agencies.
Jan 20, 2015
- A story ran in the industry trade publication Tech Times quoting Patent Attorney William R. Trueba, Jr., a founding member of the law firm of Espinosa | Trueba, P.L. about the implications of the Federal Communications Commission's upcoming Feb. 26 decision on re-classifying the Internet. Trueba said without net neutrality, consumers fear that large Internet Service Providers (ISPs) will control access to the Internet by giving preferential treatment to those who willing to pay. This would create a system where those who can afford to pay for greater bandwith could do so and those unwilling or unable to pay would be relegated to slower, bottlenecked access to the Internet. To read the story, click here.