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Music & Politics Don’t Mix – Or Do They?
Don't use my song dude!

Music & Politics Don’t Mix – Or Do They?

It’s political convention time once again and that means more intellectual property drama! This political season has already given us trademark disputes involving cease and desist letters and living person name registrations. Now we have copyright issues – specifically, music copyright issues. Politicians and political parties often choose popular music as…

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Brexit Intellectual Property Issues (Part 1)

On June 23, 2016, in a referendum dubbed “Brexit” voters in the United Kingdom (UK) opted to leave the European Union (EU), sending economic and political shockwaves around the globe. Obviously, the actual Brexit process will not be taking place immediately. The UK must first formally notify the EU of…

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Understanding The New Federal Trade Secret Law (Part 1)
Secret stamp from 1949 Atomic Energy Commission Document.

Understanding The New Federal Trade Secret Law (Part 1)

When it comes to trade secret protection, there’s a new sheriff in town. Congress recently updated the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (EEA), and as part of that update, it created a brand new federal trade secret protection law. Shockingly, and in a rare flash of solidarity, the U.S. Senate…

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