August 2020

Right of Publicity Laws: New Hampshire

A Q&A guide to New Hampshire right of publicity laws. This Q&A addresses the types of persons and aspects of identity protected by the right of publicity, remedies for violations of the right, defenses to right of publicity claims, personal jurisdi…

May 2020

Pandemic disrupts IP filings, licensing

Litigation partner Craig M. Scott shares his thoughts on the changing intellectual property litigation landscape and how companies and research organizations are adapting and shifting models.

January 2020

With Overturned $6.5M Verdict, Hinckley Allen IP Attorneys Score Another Win in 2019

Among the small cadre of intellectual property attorneys in Rhode Island, Christine K. Bush and Craig M. Scott have notched many successes during their two decades of practicing law together, and 2019 was no exception.The duo secured notable wins across th…

November 2019

When Are Cannabis Cafés Coming to Massachusetts?

This month marks one year since legal adult-use marijuana sales began in Massachusetts and made the Bay State the first state on the East Coast to implement legal, recreational sales of cannabis. Since then, the Cannabis Control Commission has approved doz…

September 2019

Judge Vacates $6.5M Trade Secrets Verdict, Awards New Trial

Our veteran Litigation group, successfully overturned a $6.5 million trade secrets verdict on behalf of our client, ALCOR Scientific.  After years of litigation and a three-week trial, our lawyers prevailed against all patent and copyright infringement co…

August 2019

How Not to Advertise Your Recreational Marijuana Business in Massachusetts: Neon Signs and Other Prohibited Practices

Most businesses in Massachusetts are free to market their business using a variety of creative advertising methods. Neon signs? Usually no problem. Vinyl-wrapped vehicles? Great exposure. Hosting a giveaway or handing out coupons? A good way to get new cus…