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Aereo Founder: If We Lose, 'We Have No Plan B'
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Chet Kanojia, network TV's Enemy No. 1, is looking to expand his controversial business even as he heads to the Supreme Court to defend it.
April 11, 2014 in Technology

Whose Trademark Is It Anyway?

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Our expert speaks to the nuances of trademark law.
April 2, 2014 in Ask Entrepreneur
Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Streaming TV Service 'Falls Squarely Within the Law'

Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Streaming TV Service 'Falls Squarely Within the Law'

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The bold startup once again slams big broadcasters for claiming its business model thrashes copyright laws, setting the tone for its defense in a federal court battle that begins next month.
March 27, 2014 in Business News
How to Avoid Trademark Infringement

How to Avoid Trademark Infringement

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Infringing on someone else's trademark is no laughing matter. Attorney Doug Wolf offers up advice on what entrepreneurs need to know about trademark infringement.
March 26, 2014 in Starting a Business
Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online

Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online

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Take protective measures and find out how enforcement actions can provide your businesss relief.
March 24, 2014 in Grow Your Business
When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking

When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking

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Dealing with legalities like copyright and trademarks can be a confusing (and costly) matter for entrepreneurs. Our expert attorney Doug Wolf provides some insight into this gray area.
March 19, 2014 in Starting a Business
7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property

7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property

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Misunderstandings about patents and copyrights can cost your business. Avoid these traps.
March 18, 2014 in Starting a Business
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Doug Wolf.

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Doug Wolf.

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Attorney Doug Wolf wants to answer your big startup questions about trademarks, copyright, due diligence and working with venture groups.
March 5, 2014 in The 'Treps
What Sochi Can Teach Us About Trademarks

What Sochi Can Teach Us About Trademarks

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When it was announced that Sochi would be the home of the 2014 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee jumped into motion, filing numerous trademark applications to protect the Olympic brand. While your startup doesn't have the global presence of the Olympics, here are some tips on how to protect your brand.
February 20, 2014 in Innovation
Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound

Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound

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Whether they know it or not, almost all startups possess some sort of intellectual property. Here are a few ways to protect these IP secrets.
February 7, 2014 in Security
Prince Targets His Biggest Fans in New Copyright Suit

Prince Targets His Biggest Fans in New Copyright Suit

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Instead of targeting file sharing sites, Prince is now suing 22 website owners and Facebook users for copyright violation -- many of whom are likely his biggest fans.
January 27, 2014 in Legal Center
How to Keep Your Startup's Secrets Private

How to Keep Your Startup's Secrets Private

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Our expert attorney Peter Buckland discusses how startups should go about divulging startup secrets to investors, business partners and others.
December 26, 2013 in Legal Center
GoldieBlox Removes Popular Video After Legal Fight With the Beastie Boys

GoldieBlox Removes Popular Video After Legal Fight With the Beastie Boys

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In a message posted to its site, the girls game-maker says 'we don’t want to fight.'
November 27, 2013 in Legal Center

GoldieBlox and Beastie Boys In Copyright Infringement Fight Over Viral Video

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The girls game-maker takes some heat after a video it produced has received more than 7 million views on YouTube.
November 23, 2013 in Legal Center
3 Common Facebook Myths -- Debunked

3 Common Facebook Myths -- Debunked

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We get to the bottom of some recent business myths that are circulating the web.
November 7, 2013 in Security
Why Intellectual Property Allows You to Be An Entrepreneur

Why Intellectual Property Allows You to Be An Entrepreneur

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Some argue you can't patent an idea, but if IP laws didn't exist, would you even be in business?
October 15, 2013 in Business Ideas
Rainbow Loom Maker Sues Rival Toymaker Over Patents

Rainbow Loom Maker Sues Rival Toymaker Over Patents

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Choon Ng, creator of the colorful bracelet-making kit that has become a national sensation, has accused a fellow toymaker of patent infringement.
September 12, 2013 in Leadership
5 Tools to Stop Content Thieves From Robbing Your Site

5 Tools to Stop Content Thieves From Robbing Your Site

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If your content is being used without your consent, there are measures you can take to have it removed.
September 10, 2013 in Your Website
7 Biggest Myths Business Owners Believe About Using Copyrighted Material

7 Biggest Myths Business Owners Believe About Using Copyrighted Material

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When it comes to copyright, how savvy are you? Here are the biggest misconceptions business-owners have about using copyrighted material.
August 20, 2013 in Legal Center
Using Someone Else's Intellectual Property Comes At a Price

Using Someone Else's Intellectual Property Comes At a Price

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In the IP wars, you have to figure out if a potential violation is worth the penalties you might pay.
July 26, 2013 in Legal Center
How to Defend Your Designs Against Knockoffs

How to Defend Your Designs Against Knockoffs

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There are many ways to fight copycats--and they may even lead to opportunities.
February 7, 2013 in Marketing
What Google's New Stance on Copyright Infringement Means to Your Business

What Google's New Stance on Copyright Infringement Means to Your Business

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Posting copyrighted material on your website could get you booted from search results.
White House Opposes Online Piracy Bills -- For Now

White House Opposes Online Piracy Bills -- For Now

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Obama administration puts the brakes on controversial legislation to punish 'rogue' websites that sell pirated content.
January 16, 2012 in Your Website
Anti-Piracy Bill Could Do More Harm Than Good for Small Companies

Anti-Piracy Bill Could Do More Harm Than Good for Small Companies

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The proposed 'SOPA' bill aims to put an end to online piracy, but those who oppose it say it could have negative implications for small businesses.
November 18, 2011 in News and Trends
Protecting Your Knowledge -- and Your Business

Protecting Your Knowledge -- and Your Business

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If you're in the business of selling information -- from books and podcasts to seminars and consulting -- protect your information and your business with these legal steps.
August 5, 2011 in Legal Center

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