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How Important are Patents and Copyrights for Startup Founders?

Quora | Posted 01.18.2017 | Business

How important are patents/copyrights for startup founders? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are...

What D.C.'s Food Scene Can Teach Us About Copyright Law

Eli Lehrer | Posted 03.22.2015 | DC
Eli Lehrer

As Congress prepares for another battle over copyright law, D.C. policy wonks seeking guidance need look no further than the way the local restaurant scene has developed. Though there are clear differences, the district's eating places offer some valuable insights into the intersection of intellectual property and creativity.

See Every Single Cultural Reference Used In 'The Office'

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 03.25.2014 | TV

"The Office" may have ended its run in 2013, but it will forever remain relevant to our humor-loving, pop-culture-reference-seeking hearts. Leave i...

Will Russia's Follow-Up to Snowden Be Copyright Reform?

Max Keiser | Posted 10.06.2013 | Business
Max Keiser

Russia's economy is both cursed and blessed by oil. Now is the time to grab the bull by the horns and take an initiative that will provide decades of non-oil based revenues and millions of new jobs that capitalize on Russia's bright, young, technologically gifted generation.

GOP Proposes, Then Stifles, 'Shockingly Sensible' Copyright Law

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology

On November 16th 2012 the Republican Study Committee of the House of Representatives posted a memo on its public website that revealed a “shockingly...

White House to Decide if Treaty for the Blind Moves Forward

James Love | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
James Love

Beginning June 15, the World Intellectual Property Organization begins nine days of negotiations on possible copyright treaties. The first days will be spent on a proposed treaty on exceptions to copyright for persons who are blind or have other disabilities.

Antiguan Businessman charged with Breaching Copyright Laws.

Carrie Crotty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Carrie Crotty

This week the twin island nation of Antigua and Barbuda charged a local businessman with breaching laws under the W.I.P.O. Treaty. Bettini is the first to face the courts since the the treaty's ratification.