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Copyright Infringement of Internet Images

Is it Lurking in Your Business? Are you using images on your website that you clipped from the Internet? Do you know for sure? Did you leave these decisions to your webmaster? Are you certain you have the rights to use these images? You might get a terrible shock. Copyright infringement is like swimming in […]

Don’t Clip & Paste!

It may be simple to cut and paste a picture from the internet to get a project completed, to show someone an example, or even use for your work moving forward. However, the costs of cutting and pasting images with copyrights can sometimes prove to be EXTREMELY costly and potentially devastating to your business. This […]

$2 Billion Patent Damage Award Against Intel

On March 2, a jury awarded VSLI more than $2 billion in damages against Intel for infringing two patents covering technology to reduce computer chip power consumption. Highlights The technology was never used by the patent owners. The patents were pulled off the shelf where they were collecting dust. A hedge fund, Fortress Investment, is […]

Creators Get a New Weapon to Protect Copyrights

As a creative person, you need a quick, easy and inexpensive way to collect damages for infringement. You may have gotten your wish. Soon there will be an alternative to Federal Courts. It is all due to the recently enacted CASE Act. It requires the Copyright Office, by December 2021, to create a Copyright Claims […]

Bill featured on WWJ

My article, “For Women Inventors, a Tool for Getting Recognized: Ensure You are Listed as an Inventor on Patents” mentioned on The Feldman Report, locally on WWJ-AM for my insights on underrepresentation of women inventors – and encourages them to ensure that their involvement in inventions be recognized. Click here to listen. Need to protect your […]