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28 Jan 0
Law Firms Should Focus on Data Security

Why Clients Should Demand that their Law Firms Focus on Data Security

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series 2015 JOLT Symposium

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series 2015 JOLT SymposiumThis blog post relates to a paper prepared for the Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) Symposium, which will be held on February 27, 2015, at the University of Richmond School of Law. This year, the symposium will focus on mobile technologies and […]

27 Jan 0
Modern Lawyers Embrace and Understand Technology

Mobile Killed the Dinosaur: Why Technical Competence is a Critical Ingredient for a Successful Law Practice

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series 2015 JOLT Symposium

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series 2015 JOLT SymposiumThis blog post relates to a paper prepared for the Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) Symposium, which will be held on February 27, 2015, at the University of Richmond School of Law. This year, the symposium will focus on mobile technologies and […]

6 Jan 0
Patent FAQs: What Happens During the Patent Process?

Patent FAQs: What Happens During the Patent Process?

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Patent FAQ

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Patent FAQWhat you have heard about the patent process is correct: It is a long, often complicated process that can take a few to several years (if you’re lucky!). What is “patent prosecution”? Patent prosecution is the process of getting the PTO to issue a […]

10 Dec 0
Teaching copyright to students

Education in the 21st Century: Teaching Copyright to Students

A couple of weeks ago while my kids were having a dance party with their friends, I heard one of them say, “I claim copyright on that.” I chuckled to myself, thinking they must have heard me talk about copyright at the dinner table, and I made a mental note to talk about whether dance […]

2 Dec 0
Patent FAQs: Why Do I Need a Patent Attorney?

Patent FAQs: Why Do I Need a Patent Attorney?

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Patent FAQ

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Patent FAQWelcome to the second installment of my Patent FAQs Series, where I answer everyone’s burning question on the value of using a patent attorney instead of going it alone. (If you missed the first on the cost of patents, you can find it here.) […]

25 Nov 0
An IP Thanksgiving: Yes, You Can Patent Food If You Follow These Rules

An IP Thanksgiving: Yes, You Can Patent Food If You Follow These Rules

Now that leaves are falling around here, we are in serious planning mode for our Thanksgiving feast. You may be surprised to find that many of the staple dishes on your table were once patent-protected inventions. Don’t believe that you can patent food? Check these out:

18 Nov 0
Patent FAQs: How Much Does It Cost?

Patent FAQs: How Much Does it Cost?

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Patent FAQ

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Patent FAQSo, you have a fantastic idea and you want to know if you can get a patent. That’s great. But before you dive in, let’s talk. It always makes sense to understand what you’re getting yourself into before you leap. To make things easy, […]

13 Nov 0
In The Freezer Section: A Lesson in Trademarks

In The Freezer Section: A Lesson in Trademarks

At the risk of becoming known as the attorney who only blogs about ice cream-related IP, I want to bring your attention to a pending case in the Western District of Texas. There, Amy’s Ice Creams, Inc. and Amy’s Kitchen, Inc. are embroiled in a trademark dispute that is headed to trial. So, beyond my […]

27 Oct 0
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Navigating the Rough Waters of Online Theft

This post originally appeared on OPEN Forum, an online community providing small business owners with information and advice to help them do more business. Cloudigy Law’s very own Kandis Koustenis was interviewed by Erika Napoletano. Online content theft is rampant, which is why it’s important to know some of the ins and outs of digital […]

30 Sep Comments Off
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What You Need to Know Before Sharing Photos and Videos Online

This post originally appeared on OPEN Forum, an online community providing small business owners with information and advice to help them do more business. Cloudigy Law’s very own Kandis Koustenis, was interviewed by Erika Napoletano. You might be sharing stolen content on Facebook and other online outlets without even knowing it. Here’s how to spot […]

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