Posts By: insigne

IoT and Its Legal Implications

April 30, 2019

The “Internet of things” (IoT) is the extension of internet connectivity into physical devices and everyday objects, from baby monitors to pacemakers, from toasters to televisions, from DVRs to printers, from thermostats...

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Imagine If You Could See the Beatles Again?!

April 08, 2019

What is it about human nature that we can’t get enough of a good thing? From nightly childhood readings of Goodnight Moon to binge watching West Wing for the second time, to wearing a college sweatshirt...

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Ground-Breaking California Consumer Privacy Law

April 02, 2019

On June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) was enacted, which represents a major shift in consumer protection and privacy.[1]  While the CCPA will not go into effect until January...

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Sound Trademarks: Heard, but not Seen

February 27, 2019

The common understanding of a trademark or service mark is it’s a word, phrase, symbol, or design used to indicate a source of goods or services, and used to distinguish from the...

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In the News: U.S. Copyright Office 2.0

February 09, 2019

The United States Copyright Office is reimaging itself—literally. Called the Copyright Office Modernization, this initiative is a multi-year effort to transform the Office’s information technology, including registration, recordation, access to public records and...

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The Floss, Choreography and Copyright

January 12, 2019

Anita Redd recently filed two complaints for copyright infringement with the United States District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of her minor son, Russell Horning, that has captivated...

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