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for January, 2008

Cotter Quoted on Trademark Law

January 27, 2008

Professor Thomas Cotter was quoted in a recent article in the Duluth News Tribune on a trademark dispute in which the owner of the Fitger's Brewery Complex in Duluth obtained a judgment against a descendant of August Fitger who sells a beer under the name Fitger's. Cotter stated that, "There's no absolute right to use your name if there's a substantial likelihood of confusion."

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McGeveran Comments on Facebook Privacy

January 10, 2008

Professor William McGeveran, who studies privacy on the internet, was quoted in the Pioneer Press about Eden Prairie High School's punishment of students for images of underage drinking on their Facebook pages. "Facebook is largely a public space. Users don't always perceive it that way, but that's what it is," McGeveran said.

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Hill commentary in Monthly Tax Digest

January 8, 2008

Professor Claire Hill's commentary, "Tax Lawyers are People Too," originally published in a symposium issue of the Virginia Tax Review, was also published in the Monthly Digest of Tax Articles in December of 2007. The article is now available as a PDF document.

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