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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.  […]

The Rise of Cryptocurrency

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This is the first blog article in a series of posts that will discuss the new trend of cryptocurrency.
Cryptocurrency as a Medium of Exchange
Cryptocurrency is […]

New DMCA Exemptions Proposed to Preserve Online Video Games

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In the United States, copyright law protection that prohibits circumvention of digital rights management (“DRM”) is managed by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”).  Specifically, […]

Potential Spotify IPO Overshadowed by Legal Woes

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Recently, there’s been rumors and rumblings about a possible Spotify IPO (initial public offering) for the online music streaming service.  The technology to listen to […]

Protecting a Trade Secret

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Trade secrets are valuable intellectual property that give the owner a competitive edge against others in the same field. They are protected without registration and […]

New Trademark Procedures at USPTO

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) has changed the way that applicants and brand owners may revive abandoned, expired, or cancelled trademark applications and […]

Tips for Protecting Trademarks Internationally

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Brand owners and companies should consider maintaining strong trademark protection in the foreign jurisdictions where they often conduct business.  If a company maintains some trademarks […]

Reregister DMCA agents by year-end or else; companies at risk of losing DMCA safe harbor protections

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Companies who allow website users to generate and post content on their websites must reregister their Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) agents with the U.S. […]

Protecting Your Brand

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For entrepreneurs and companies alike, building a brand and protecting your brand is integral to becoming successful.  As such, brands and trademarks become extremely valuable […]

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