Marisol regularly serves as trial counsel in high-stakes controversies across a wide range of subject matters. Her experience spans complex business litigation and counseling, including data privacy class actions, unfair competition and false advertising suits, cross-border commercial disputes, intellectual property and employment matters. Marisol has served as lead counsel in cases throughout the United States and has arbitrated commercial disputes in both Europe and Asia.
Following the Competition and Markets Authority’s (“CMA“) publication of the Green Claims Code (as discussed in our earlier blog), the UK regulator is now moving forward with its greenwashing investigation, currently focusing on the fashion industry, with additional industries expected to be reviewed in future.… Continue Reading
The Federal Trade Commission has just announced a series of six settlements, which included individual monetary penalties, for false advertising by cannabidiol (CBD) companies. The targeted companies made claims that a variety of products containing CBD, including oils, balms, gummies, coffee, and other goods, could treat cancer, Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes, and other serious ailments. … Continue Reading
While the world deals with the growing global pandemic caused by the novel Corona Virus, SARS-CoV-2, and the COVID-19 disease that it causes, some out there are trying to take advantage of the crisis by seeking trademark protection over COVID and/or CORONAVIRUS. These attempts are not only in bad taste but are also unlikely to … Continue Reading
In VersaTop Support Sys., LLC v. Ga. Expo, Inc., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 11404 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 19, 2019), the Federal Circuit turned its eye to the Trademark Statute and reaffirmed that the cornerstone of an infringement action under the Lanham Act – with or without “use in commerce” as that term is defined in … Continue Reading