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Copyright on 'Happy Birthday' Song Ruled Invalid

If the ruling stands, 'Happy Birthday' will enter the public domain.

Laura Entis

· 2 min read

Ruth's Chris Sends Cease and Desist to Parody Indian Steakhouse Pop-Up

Ruth Krishna's Tandoori Steakhouse has been renamed Randy Krishna's for David Chang's satiric one-night pop-up restaurant event.

Kate Taylor

· 2 min read

'Smoking Gun' Evidence Could Eradicate Copyright Claims for the World's Most Popular Song

'Happy Birthday,' which reportedly generates $2 million per year for the Warner/Chappell Music, was interjected into public domain in the 20s, according to new evidence filed in a two-year-old suit.

Geoff Weiss

· 2 min read

What Businesses Should Know About Copyright and Twitter Use

When your social media presence is an integral part of your livelihood, it's important to know what you can do to protect yourself.

Nina Zipkin

· 3 min read

3 Things to Do After You Register a Trademark

To maximize your protection, follow this quick checklist.

Jaia Thomas

· 3 min read

Artist Sues Starbucks for $750,000 for Allegedly Stealing Her Designs

The muralist says that after a potential deal with the coffee giant fell through, Starbucks designed cups inspired by her art anyway.

Kate Taylor

· 2 min read

As Facebook Video Swells, YouTube Creators Cry Foul Over Copyright Infringement

Creators say their videos are being pilfered and posted onto Facebook by third parties, which detracts from valuable YouTube views.

Geoff Weiss

· 3 min read

Jeff John Roberts

· 4 min read

Someone Stole Your Design? 3 Ways to Fight Back.

Target makes headlines with the latest copyright infringement fiasco. Here's how to make sure that never happens to you.

Jaia Thomas

· 4 min read

What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea

Trademarks, patents and copyrights are esoteric legal matters of huge importance to entrepreneurs.

Charley Moore

· 5 min read

This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design

Stay-at-home mompreneur Melissa Lay was shocked to discover that Target is selling a T-shirt nearly identical to the one she handprints out of her Oregon garage.

Geoff Weiss

· 2 min read

Why File Design Patents? Modern Uses of a Classic Form of Intellectual Property.

Today's smart companies -- big and small -- are using them as part of a comprehensive IP strategy.

Eric Raciti

· 8 min read