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Kentucky atheist can get ‘IM ***’ license plate, US court rules

A federal court ruled today that an atheist gentleman from Kentucky should be permitted to get a personalized license plate from the state with the phrase “IM ***” on it. The man is committed to his cause -- this only took three years of legal fighting.

Here is the legal opinion from a U.S. ...

What Corporate Counsels look out for?

11.07.2019 · Posted in Legal Articles

Corporate counsels in the U.S. have outsourcedall non-core legal tasks to legal process outsourcing (LPO) companies causing a flurry of activities in recent time. The tasks which are generally outsourced are contract management and review, data analysis and management, document drafting and production, due diligence, general litigation support services, e-Discovery, Intellectual Property (IP) services, and ...

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‘Charlie Brown Christmas’ song owners sue Dollywood: Reports

The owners of the copyright for the theme song to the “Charlie Brown Christmas” TV special are suing Dolly Parton's 'Dollywood' in federal court for copyright infringement.

The complaint is reported to charge Dollywood with having used the song without permission in live Christmas performances at the Tennessee theme park since 2007.

From the Associated Press:

The ...

What everyone at a startup needs to know about immigration

The immigration process in the U.S. has become a high-stakes undertaking for employers, workers, and entrepreneurs. Predictability has eroded. Processing times have soared. And any mistake or... ...

IP strategy: How should startups decide whether to file patents

Bryant Lee, Ed Steakley & Saleh Kaihani Contributor Bryant Lee is the co-founder and managing partner of Cognition IP, a YC-backed IP law firm for startups. Ed Steakley was the Head of IP at Airware and Senior Patent Counsel at Apple. Saleh Kaihani is a partner at Cognition IP. Deciding what to patent can be ...

Leaving for a competitor? Onboarding new employees? Avoid accusations of trade secret theft

When a company hires talent away from a competitor, onboarding the new employee can pose significant legal risks for both the company and the new employee. A fundamental aspect of Silicon Valley is... ...

This talented courtroom artist has drawn the trials of John Gotti, Martha Stewart, and Donald Trump

Starting in 1974, illustrator Marilyn Church has spent her workdays in court. Church is a courtroom artist who masterfully captures the intensity, drama, and strangeness of high profile proceedings involving John Gotti, Martha Stewart, OJ Simpson, David "Son of Sam" Berkowitz, and even Donald Trump. From an interview with Church in Topic:

How and when ...