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Social Media's New Intellectual Property Challenges

Sharing your photos online can be problematic—especially if you are hoping to retain your rights to credit and royalties. Photographer Daniel Morel…

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Marijuana DUI: How Marijuana Use Can Be Considered a DUI

The recent arrest of an NFL player for driving under the influence of marijuana has put this little-known crime into the spotlight. Here's what you…

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How Does the Impeachment Process Work?

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is being impeached. How does the impeachment process work?

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Superhero Intellectual Property Disputes

Force fields are no protection against copyright and trademark lawsuits. Many of our best-loved superheroes (and the millions of dollars they rake in…

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Data Breaches: How to Protect Yourself from Fraud

If you've ever gone fishing, you have some insight into the cyber crime of phishing. Rather than you tossing out your line to hook your catch, you…

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Can You Be Sued for Sending an Email?

A case of nasty emails and one company's desire to track down the sender offers a lesson in your first amendment rights.

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Michael Jackson & AEG - Death of a Pop Star

The tragic death of the King of Pop Michael Jackson has left some interesting questions in its wake.

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"Friends" Sexual Harassment Case Dismissed

The California Supreme Court won some new friends in the writing staff of Friends, after it unanimously threw out the workplace sexual harassment…

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What's the Deal with Lie Detectors?

The history and current world-view of lie detectors.

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Trademark Protection of Color: Louboutin's Red-Soled Shoe is a Clever Logo

A deeper look at the question of trademark and the use of color in product design.

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