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Over the past year, Sven Schonhofen has been prolific in publishing a series of articles for the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Policy (JIPLP).  Following his graduation from Fordham’s LLM program in May 2015, Sven returned to Germany where he is an Associate in the Media, Technology & Telecommunications Practice Group at Olswang LLP while continuing to advise the Fordham IP Institute on the Fordham IP Conference trademark program and IP issues in the EU. Below are links to the five English language articles published in the JIPLP.  In addition, he has published a number of articles in German, including for GRUR-Prax.

Eighth Circuit clarifies pre-emption of right of publicity claims under US Copyright Act, JIPLP, 580-582 (Aug. 2016)

Trade mark law and the First Amendment: California district court clarifies the Rogers testJIPLP, 482-484 (July 2016)

Game changer in the Slants/Redskins trade mark saga: Federal Circuit holds ban on registration of disparaging trade marks unconstitutional, JIPLP, 232-235 (Mar. 2016)

Original elements of an unauthorized fair use parody are protected by copyright, JIPLP, 171-173 (Mar. 2016)

“Holy Copyright Law, Batman!” The Batmobile is a copyright character, JIPLP, 12-14
(Jan. 2016)

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