What’s Happening in Technology, Intellectual Property & Contracts – September 2020

Intellectual Property – Copyright Jackson v. Roberts, United States District Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Docket No.19-480, decided August 19, 2020 Topics: Copyright, Right of Publicity, Preemption This is an appeal from the United States Court for the District of Connecticut that granted summary judgment to William Leonard Roberts II’s (aka Rick Ross) […]

What’s Happening in Technology, Arts, Small Business and Contracts – January 2018

This month: In the Matter of Munchee, Inc. SEC v. PlexCorps Twentieth Century Fox Television v. Empire Distribution, Inc. Technology News Below are two SEC cases involving Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs. Based on signaling from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), 2018 is shaping up to be a […]

What’s Happening Now in Technology, Arts, Small Business and Contracts – September 2017

Technology News Distributed Ledger Technology and new Delaware law On August 1, 2017, Delaware became the first state to allow share issuing corporations to keep track of stockholders and outstanding stock via blockchain technology. This is one of several steps Delaware has identified as part of its initiative to use blockchain technology as a streamlining […]

Book release: Legal Aspects of Engineering, Design and Innovation

Released in January 2017, this is the tenth edition – with a new title! This book is the result of a year-long effort to update, reorganize and revise a now standard engineering law text. In this revision, you will find significant updates to prevailing law as well as references to new and emerging technology, such […]