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The Penny Hoarder Suing The Smart Wallet for Copyright Infringement

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In this digital age, copying someone’s work is very easy to do. Some people use another entity’s work word-for-word, while others may copy one’s trade secrets so that the work looks almost identical. When it comes to websites, there is a lot of competition. In any category, there are just a few sites that… Read More »

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Trademark, Copyright, Patent: What’s the Difference?

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Starting a business is hard. There are so many elements involved. Not only do you have to come up with a solid plan to make money, but you also have to protect your ideas. So many scammers out there are looking for easy money. If they get a hold of your ideas, they can… Read More »

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Understanding Copyright and Trademark Laws

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When a company thinks about its assets, its physical assets, such as property, equipment and vehicles, may be the first things that come to mind. However, a business should not overlook its intellectual assets. Intellectual assets can include a variety of things. They may include documents that show processes. They could also include artistic… Read More »

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Florida Brewing Company Sues Another Over Similar Packaging

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Trademark and copyright infringement are issues that many businesses face. Even if they sell a product that is obviously different from a competitor, they can be sued over their marketing strategies. Using packaging that is similar to that of a competitor can be grounds for a lawsuit. Entrepreneurs want to protect their products and… Read More »

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Tory Burch Receives Partial Judgment in Copyright Infringement Case

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High-end fashion designers often have to deal with counterfeits and knockoffs. Many people want to profit from selling purses, clothes and other products that are high in demand. These actions, however, are considered copyright infringement and can lead to legal trouble. High-end fashion company Tory Burch recently sued a woman who had engaged in… Read More »

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Copyright Infringement Suit Over Telenovelas Thrown Out of Court

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It can be frustrating to see your ideas stolen by someone else. You may discover that a company has created a product similar to yours. Maybe another singer wrote a song that sounds just like yours. In many cases, a person can file a copyright infringement lawsuit and receive compensation for their damages. There… Read More »

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Pastor Causes Emotional Harm by Filing Copyright Infringement

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As an entrepreneur, you want to ensure that your products, business models and anything else you create is protected from others. When someone steals your work or inappropriately uses it, it can hurt you financially. The person or company who is stealing your work can profit off of it. At the same time, you… Read More »

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Prince’s Label Issues Copyright Lawsuit Against Reporter

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To many, Prince was an icon. He was beloved by many who enjoyed his unique R&B sound. He was mourned by many when he died in April 2016 at the age of 57. Thousands of his fans took to the streets, particularly in his hometown of Minneapolis, to sing his popular tunes. In particular,… Read More »

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Chanel Sues Knock-Off Sites for Trademark Infringement

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The name Chanel is synonymous with luxury fashion. Chanel is known the world over for its luxurious handbags, sunglasses, beauty products, fragrances, watches and fine jewelry. The brand is known for its high quality, so it’s obviously upsetting for the company to find out that competitors are setting up websites selling imitation products at… Read More »

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Bass Pro Shops Accused of Copyright Infringement

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You may think you have a brilliant idea, only to find out that someone else has already thought of it. Sometimes companies purposely produce similar products and this can lead to copyright infringement. This has negative consequences for all involved. The company with the original idea can lose out on revenue from product sales… Read More »

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