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Maintaining Your Safe Harbor Under the DMCA

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) provides safe harbors from copyright infringement liability for online service providers. In order to qualify for safe harbor protection, certain kinds of service providers—for example, those that allow users to post or store material … Continue reading

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TOMORROWLAND

Tomorrowland is the name of a money-losing 2015 science-fiction adventure film starring George Clooney, the final episode of the fourth season of Mad Men in which Don Draper takes his children and his Secretary, Megan, on a vacation to Southern … Continue reading

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HOW TO CHOOSE LOGO COLORS

Check out http://www.websitemagazine.com/content/blogs/posts/archive/2016/06/23/how-to-choose-logo-colors.aspx?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter

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SIX RULES FOR START-UPS

(Note that these aren’t all-inclusive!) 1. Do a search to confirm that no one has beaten you to your technology. Do a thorough search of the Internet to see if anyone else out there is providing the services or goods … Continue reading

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Z-Burger Case Shows Value of Trademark Protection

It also demonstrates the value of having a written, executed partnership agreement. Also, note here that Mr. Tabibian federally registered the Z-BURGER trademarks in his own name. While this may have won him the first round in his battle to … Continue reading

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Theft of Intellectual Property

Yesterday President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of China announced that they had reached a common understanding to combat “cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property” As stated in the New York Times report of that “understanding,” the two leaders had … Continue reading

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Why you should Google your proposed new name

Or at least Google your proposed new name…..See http://nyti.ms/1IHFFDz

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SCENES A FAIRE

“Scenes a faire” is neither the title of a French ” New Wave” film nor is it a description of French President Francois Hollande’s personal life, in which he had four children with a fellow Socialist politician, then dated a … Continue reading

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LOGO DESIGN PSYCHOLOGY

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E-mail Laws Around the World

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SECURING YOUR DATA

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal had an entire section devoted to Information Security. With that in mind, I thought I’d reprint my own post from last October containing some helpful hints in that regard: How do you, with a cell … Continue reading

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Failures to Communicate

There is a famous line in the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.” Such failures shouldn’t occur in attorney/client relationships. This issue came to my attention during a trip to another jurisdiction over … Continue reading

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Protecting Your I.P. While Doing Business in China

Because it may be the most cost-effective place for your business to have products manufactured with a satisfactory level of craftsmanship, you may want to do business with a Chinese supplier. If so, here are some suggestions on how you … Continue reading

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SELECTING A DOMAIN NAME

Frequently, a client will come to me and say that they have come up with a name that they think is great for their business or for a product or service that they intend to offer and have gone ahead … Continue reading

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