Author: Jake Holt

Jake Holt

Jake is an associate in Dorsey’s Trademark, Copyright and Advertising group. His practice focuses on the development and protection of intellectual property rights; trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement; copyright prosecution and enforcement; domain name disputes and UDRP proceedings; intellectual property licensing; intellectual property-related due diligence in corporate transactions; DMCA compliance matters; and keeping clients informed of new technology trends as they relate to brand management and intellectual property.

FEYONCÉ: Poking the Beyhive

You probably have a friend who’s justifiably obsessed with all things Beyoncé (this author might be that friend). You might also have a friend who’s engaged (a fiancé). When the two intersect, you’ve got a FEYONCÉ. Get it? Check Instagram — it’s a thing. But continue reading...

IP of Pot Part I: Introduction

A fog of uncertainty surrounds regulations in the marijuana industry. At the federal level, the plant is still a Schedule 1 substance under the Controlled Substances Act and, therefore, federally illegal to possess, sell, and distribute. However, this has not stopped states from implementing their continue reading...

Fearless Girl

Fearless Girl Must Stay

We teach girls to shrink themselves To make themselves smaller We say to girls “You can have ambition But not too much You should aim to be successful But not too successful Otherwise you will threaten the man” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie In honor of continue reading...

Dear Fashion Santa, Let Me Explain…

We only want one thing for Christmas this year: clear and unambiguous terms for ownership of intellectual property. We know you’ll understand after the year you’ve been having. #FashionSanta was the social media sensation of the 2015 holiday season. Children and adults alike (including Canada’s continue reading...