Do not file DMCA claims lightly and be prepared for a fight. People do not often fight these cases so vigorously but is does happen. Make sure you have a valid claim for copyright infringement.
If you are considering a crowdfunding platform for your new venture, or if you are contemplating investing in a crowd-funded project, attention to intellectual property protection is critical.
As a trademark owner you have an obligation to “police” your trademark. What does that mean? You are responsible for finding and addressing infringement of your trademark rights. (Copyright holders have a similar obligation.) A major part of policing or… Read More ›
What is a gTLD? gTLD stands for generic top-level domain and is an Internet extension such as “.COM,” “.NET” or “.ORG.” Right now there are a little over two dozen gTLDs, but soon, there could be hundreds. The Internet Corporation for… Read More ›
Tired of illegal file sharing of copyrighted works, the Center for Copyright Information (“CCI”) and its partners, the Recording Industry Association of America (“RIAA”), Motion Picture Association of America (“MPAA”), and leading U.S. Internet Service Providers (“ISPs”) began implementing the Copyright… Read More ›
There has been a lot of speculation as to whether or not Martin Lawrence or those associated with his show Martin will sue Trinidad James for copyright infringement. Rumor has it Martin is not happy with the similarities between Trinidad James’ persona and Martin’s character Jerome from… Read More ›