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Leasing Buildings Commercially April 30, 2019 — Kristen Cherry If you’re just getting ready to launch your small business, chances are, you’re looking to lower your risk any way you can, which may include leasing space instead of buying. Yes, real estate can be an investment, but the capital required to launch [...]

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What is Parody?

What is Parody? February 1, 2019 - Alec Blalock If you’re relatively familiar with Copyright Law you may know that one of the exceptions to infringement is parody under section 107 of the Copyright Act, which excuses works “for purposes such as criticism (or) comment.” Parody qualifies as fair use. You may [...]

By |2019-04-18T13:18:11-05:00February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wait, Are Dances Copyrightable?

Wait, Are Dances Copyrightable? December 20, 2018 - Alec Blalock You may have seen in the news that many people from music artist 2 Milly, the backpack kid dancer, and even Carlton from Fresh Prince (yes really) is suing the current biggest game in the world, Fortnite, over the use of their [...]

By |2019-04-18T13:13:57-05:00December 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Your Memes May Soon Disappear

Your Memes May Soon Disappear November 27, 2018 - Alec Blalock I spoken at length many times about copyright law, and I just wanted to take some time to explain some things happening right now overseas that could have massive ramifications here in the states that, if you run a business and [...]

By |2019-04-18T13:25:36-05:00November 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s in a Name? A Potential Lawsuit

What's in a Name? A Potential Lawsuit October 29, 2018 - Alec Blalock There were, at one time, two different Burger Kings in Illinois. The one we all know today started in Florida in 1953. The first one in Illinois opened in Skokie just north of Chicago in 1961. Likewise, in 1957 [...]

By |2019-04-18T13:19:53-05:00October 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments