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The Downside of Socail Media

Be careful when posting to Facebook or Twitter - there are risks to using social media.

AIA - Patent Law Changes you need to know!

What every company, inventor or owner of patented and patentable technology needs to know about changes to US patent law.


A historical review of the derivative work right, concluding it is superfluous to rights within the Copyright Act.

First Sale Doctrine Has No Geographic Limitation

Books sold outside the country by publishers may be imported and resold by first purchaser without copyright violation because the first sale doctrine does not end at the border.

What makes a Lawyer Websites generate clients?

Lawyer Websites that generate clients for attorneys

Cat v. Copycat: Copyright Infringement Litigation Overview.

If you have a registered copyright you may legally enforce your rights against all infringers of that copyright by filing a Complaint.

Take Reasonable Efforts to Avoid Inadvertent Employee Disclosure of Trade Secrets Through Social Media Platforms

Discussion about the recently enacted Uniform Trade Secret Act and tips for minimizing legal and business risks related to employees' inadvertent disclosure of trade secrets on social media sites.

Trademark Lawyer Raleigh NC: What are Trademarks?

Trademark Lawyer Raleigh NC: Trademark Law

Proving Publication in Cyberspace

The essential problem with proving digital content is that what you see or rely on today may not exist tomorrow. Internet publications are not tangible and, therefore, defy traditional means of authentication.

Copyright and Trademark Perils of Websites

Burt Legal discusses the risks of trademark and copyright infringement when publishing your own website.

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