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New Intellectual Property Issues Emerge with the Advent of Virtual Reality

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With the rising popularity of virtual reality, new issues have begun to emerge in intellectual property law.  From patent disputes to rights of publicity issues, […]

The “BROWSER” Act Explained and Implications for Facebook

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In light of the recent scandal regarding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, the general public has been up in arms about the protection of their personal […]

Initial Coin Offerings and the Texas State Securities Board: Leading the Way or Going Astray?

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Cease and Desist Orders Issued Against Cryptocurrency Companies
The Texas State Securities Board recently issued emergency cease and desist orders against different cryptocurrency companies for violating sections […]

Cryptocurrency Hack – Conversion under Texas Law?

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Cryptocurrency Hack – Does Texas Law Recognize Conversion of Cryptocurrency?
This post discusses the elements of a claim for conversion under Texas law, and whether that […]

Federal Court of Appeals Agrees to Allow Use of Extrinsic Evidence

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Extrinsic Evidence in Deciding Claims of Patent Eligibility
Recently, the Federal Circuit opened the door to allowing use of extrinsic evidence in deciding claims of patent […]

Cities Claim Trade Secret to Incentivize Headquarters

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Trade Secret Claims to Protect Tax Incentive Disclosure
Recently, major cities of Michigan were involved in the bidding war over Amazon’s latest corporate campus.  In helping […]

Texas Supreme Court Finds Attorney-Client Privilege Protects Patent Agent Communications

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Patent Agent Communications May Qualify as Attorney-Client Privileged
Earlier this year, Texas made the news by becoming the first state court to find that communication between […]

The Intersection of Cryptocurrency and Intellectual Property Law

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This marks the last article in a series of blog posts regarding cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. While cryptocurrency still seems like a relatively new term […]

The Perils of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology

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This is the third article in a blog series about cryptocurrency.  In this article, we discuss the perils of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.  While many […]

Blockchain Technology and How It Relates to Virtual Currencies

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This is the second article in a blog series about virtual currencies.  In the last article, we discussed the rise of virtual currencies and cryptocurrencies.  […]

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