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It may seem bizarre to ask whether an animal can own property. After all, over the ages, animals have generally been considered human property themselves. Today, one of these property rights is in dispute. Copyright is a form of intellectual property law which protects original...

"To buyers and sellers alike, 'labels matter.'" That is the first sentence in a recent case from the California Supreme Court, Quesada v. Herb Thyme Farms, Inc., Case No. S216305 (December 3, 2015). In that case, labels mattered because the California Supreme Court held that...

In December, Grumpy Cat Limited filed a lawsuit against one of its licensees over whether its license to sell coffee products was limited only to beverages, or whether the license also authorized the licensee to sell coffee beans. Regardless of the outcome, the instructive part...

In December, Grumpy Cat Limited filed a lawsuit against one of its licensees over whether its license to sell coffee products was limited only to beverages, or whether the license also authorized the licensee to sell coffee beans. Regardless of the outcome, the instructive part...

For many businesses, one of the most valuable assets is intellectual property. As a result of its value, protecting that property is a major concern for business owners. But, allowing limited use of intellectual property can also be important for the growth of a business....

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