Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) have grown in popularity in the past three years. It has become a booming business. Draftkings, a DFS, struck a 2 year $250 million advertising deal with ESPN.Read More
When you initially file your certificate of incorporation and receive your common stock certificate, there is a certain joy associated with knowing that you may be on the ground floor of the next big thing.
Ready or not - the Supreme Court has a message for us: It’s time to grow some thick skin. The First Amendment affords us the right to free speech; however, this right has been restricted in the past when certain words were found to be offensive or had a likelihood of creating danger.
The Court found that Drake was protected by copyright’s fair use doctrine when he sampled a spoken-word jazz track on his 2013 song “Pound Cake.” Drake used 35 seconds of Jimmy Smith’s 1982 “Jimmy Smith Rap” without clearing it with the owner of the material.Read More
A creative person often has an idea and wants to protect and monetize their idea. They want to tell the world about their idea, and secure the rights to said idea. There are several steps required before the creative dream can become a reality.Read More
A common cultural trend is to edit a known image or logo in order to create new branding. This includes everything from editing well-known sneaker company logos to putting a unique touch on a photograph found on the internet.Read More
Have you ever contemplated using portions of an existing song, picture or image to create something of your own? When creating this “novel work” one can argue that they were “inspired” by the original work..Read More
In today’s digital age, brands are seeking maximum exposure to expose their products and or services to a large customer base. As a company, one of the best ways to achieve maximum exposure is to attach your product or service to the brand of a celebrity or influencer.Read More
Breaking copyright laws, or copyright infringement, can result in a number of different potential consequences. The penalties for copyright infringement depend on various factors, such as the type of material the individual is infringing upon and the manner in which the material is used.Read More