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How Much Privacy Do You Have On Your Work Computer?

Posted on October 10, 2019
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For the vast majority of us, spending a significant portion of our work day in front of a computer screen is rooted in our daily lives. The profound advances in technology has opened up opportunities unimaginable twenty years ago—not only do we perform work on our computers, but we have the luxury of browsing the internet, shopping online, and talking to our friends and family through various technology companies. As constant purveyors … Read More

What Is a Software Development Agreement and Who Owns the Copyright to It?

Posted on September 27, 2019
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A “software development agreement” is an agreement between a customer and a developer in which the customer contracts the developer to create a specific piece of software. A common software development agreement breaks down the creation of the software into phases. This ensures that the customer is able to see the product they are getting step by step, and it also guarantees to the developer that the client is pleased with the … Read More

How Do I Establish Priority To My Trademark?

Posted on June 21, 2019
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We have all had that million-dollar idea in our head. We then brush it aside until we see the plan executed by someone else. We are then left asking ourselves, “Why didn’t I act on it sooner?”. This typical story that may be fantastical to most is the unfortunate reality of those who have an idea for a trademark only to find out they have just missed the boat. When it comes … Read More

What Is Trademark Infringement and How Is Infringement Determined?

Posted on June 4, 2019
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Trademark infringement is defined as the unauthorized use of a trademark about goods or services in a manner that is likely to cause confusion, deception or mistakes about the source of the goods or services. For a trademark owner to claim infringement, the Lanham Act specifies that three factors must be shown: use of a protected trademark, priority to use the trademark and a likelihood of confusion between the trademark and the alleged infringer. The first factor … Read More

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