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Social Media Challenges for Businesses: How to Use, Police, and Enforce Your Intellectual Property


Social media has become a major marketing tool for many companies. It provides an unprecedented number of opportunities for a company to engage with customers, […]

Pass the App: What Consumers Want in a Restaurant


Restaurants use mobile order and pay-ahead apps to boost sales, facilitate order/payment, and increase customer loyalty. Only a few years ago, customers relied on restaurant […]

Beware The Tweet – or You May Face an Unintended Tweetstorm


Tweets can be a great way to reach a large audience quickly. But tweets may have unexpected and unintended consequences. Here are some social media […]

Conversations with Innovators – Q&A with Paolo Stuppa and Marco Lam of Performance Tea


This week we are talking with Paolo Stuppa and Marco Lam, founders of Performance Tea.

Paolo is an entrepreneur, technology sales executive and endurance athlete. Married for […]

Are the ICANN Rights Protection Mechanisms Contrary to Trademark Law?


Most trademark practitioners are familiar with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”), an organization that is private sector and non-profit. Assembled in […]

#Trademarks: Can a Hashtag Be Protected as a Trademark?


As social media has become ubiquitous in today’s day and age, the hashtag (“#”) has been appropriated for use in marketing and social media. In […]

Conversations with Innovators — Q&A with Reid and Heidi Rasmussen of freshbenies


This week, we’re talking to Reid and Heidi Rasmussen, founders of freshbenies. They help employers save on healthcare costs and employees save on out-of-pocket costs.

They […]

Who Will Protect Your Data?


Ever since service providers expanded to wireless and mobile coverage, the landscape for federal guidance has changed drastically.  In the past, the Federal Trade Commission […]

Can a Social Media Account Get You Arrested?


In today’s day and age of the average American having over twenty active user accounts, it is hard to imagine that the mere registration of […]

Could This Case Change the DMCA Safe Harbor Provisions?


2017 has been shaping up to be an exciting year for copyright practioners. And with Capitol Records, LLC. v. Vimeo, LLC (“Vimeo”), practitioners could see […]

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