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FaithlessElector.com: What’s in a (domain) name


On June 26, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in United States Patent and Trademark Office et al. v. Booking.com B.V. The high court held that the fact a term is a generic descriptor when standing alone does not dictate that a domain name featuring the same term with a .com appendage is similarly generic.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: When is contractual performance excused under Missouri law on force majeure, commercial impracticability and commercial frustration?

John Petite is an officer in the litigation practice group at Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale.

The COVID-19 pandemic is inflicting human misery and wreaking economic havoc. In most areas — including Missouri — local and state governments ordered non-essential businesses to shut down and required non-essential workers to work from home, if possible, in an effort to slow the spread of infection.

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