If you are a Star Trek fan, know a Star Trek fan, or are merely vaguely aware that you need to be very careful about whether you call Star Trek fans “trekkies” or “trekkers,” you are probably aware of the Axanar project and the litigation surrounding it. For those who spend slightly less of their […]
I have had several people ask me recently how they can get a copyright in their work. There is good news: contrary to some rumors, you don’t have to do anything to get a copyright! If your work is copyrightable, copyright exists in that work at the moment of creation. But what kinds of works are copyrightable, and why would you want to register your copyrightable works?
The hot new social site is Pinterest, alternately referred to as a threat to Facebook and Twitter and the biggest threat to copyright since Napster. If Pinterest would be an asset to your business, how can you ensure your customers can feel comfortable pinning your products or services?
In the world of politics, a candidate has to do what a candidate has to do to get ahead. Sometimes, that means taking what are meant to be neutral statements and using them to the advantage of the campaign.