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  • Was Dumb Starbucks Smart?

    Was Dumb Starbucks Smart?

    Comedian Nathan Fielder created a media stir, and long lines, when he opened a coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks.  The establishment was quickly closed down for not having a permit.  In the short time that the shop was open, legal commentators everywhere speculated about whether Starbucks would sue for trademark infringement, and if it did, how the case would turn out.   The shop looked virtually … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Article

  • BYOD Can Be A Four-Letter Word

    BYOD Can Be A Four-Letter Word

    So your employee wants to use his new iPhone5S to respond to work emails while on vacation.  As an employer, you're thrilled.  You don't have to pay for the technology (or the data plan), but your employee is now accessible to you and your customers twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  How could this possibly be a bad thing?

    Corporate BYOD ("Bring Your Own Device") policies open the door to … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Intellectual Property, Internet and Technology, Article