Push Pause Before You Play: The Reality of Copyrights and Music Licensing

November 23, 2015
 Music is omnipresent in our daily lives. We wake up to music, study to music, workout to music, even fall asleep to music. We all love music. From ...
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Topics: copyright act, copyrights, Intellectual Property Law, licensing, music, music licensing, music royalties, musical works, sound recordings

PATH TO CITIZENSHIP FOR 11 MILLION PEOPLE

November 18, 2015
A comprehensive immigration reform is necessary in the United States.  Of course, there are some issues, which need to be resolved before ...
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Topics: Intellectual Property Law

The Hidden Power of Design Patents and How Patentees are Enforcing Them to Make it Rain

November 16, 2015
Design patents can be potent asset in your intellectual property portfolio. They protect virtually everything with an ornamental aspect – from the ...
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Topics: Intellectual property, Design Patent Damages, Design Patent Infringement, Design Patents, Infringement, Intellectual Property Law

World Trade Organization’s 17-Year Patent Waiver Impact’s Least Developed Countries and Pharmaceuticals

November 9, 2015
World Trade Organization (“WTO”) extended a waiver that will allow the world’s poorest economies to have a pharmaceutical patent-free regime for the ...
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Topics: Intellectual property, Intellectual Property Law, Patents, Pharmaceuticals, World Trade Organization

Appeal Court Affirms No Copyright Protection for Bikram Yoga Poses

November 3, 2015
The United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit concluded recently that the twenty-six (26) moves of Bikram Yoga cannot be copyrighted. ...
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Topics: Intellectual property, copyright infringement, copyright law, copyrights, Intellectual Property Law, yoga poses

Is AirBnB a Hotel, Rental Company, or What? : A Brief Analysis on the Possible Legal Issues AirBnB Faces in the Future

October 30, 2015
As technology progresses and businesses innovate, current laws sometimes struggle to match the technology and innovation. It is not always a bad ...
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Topics: Intellectual Property Law

Patent is the Most Searched Word for the United States

October 28, 2015
In a world where people use copious amount of time searching for things online via search engines, curiosity begs to know what are people really ...
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Topics: Intellectual property, Intellectual Property Law, Patents, Searches, US Patents

Trumping with Trademarks: How the Donald Uses the Power of His Name

October 11, 2015
Unless you have been living on a planet in a galaxy far, far away, the name Donald Trump is ubiquitous. The real estate mogul and 2016 presidential ...
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Topics: Intellectual Property Law

INTRO TO TRADEMARKS FOR NEW BUSINESSES

December 1, 2013
 
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Topics: Accenture, Apple, Arbitrary, Car2Go, Distinctive marks, Fanciful, Generic, Intellectual Property Law, Lanham Act, Loigica, marks, Suggestive, The Lab Miami, Tide