NFL quarterback Peyton Manning is known for his pre-snap cadence, shouting words like “Omaha!” and “Hurry!” as part of his football theatrics. But can you ever imagine a signal-caller (that’s Peyton, or any other guy under center) barking the word “copyright!” at the line of scrimmage?
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Candy Crush Saga receives trademark on the word “Candy”
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Facebook and FiftyThree Square Off Over Commonplace Word “Paper”
On Tuesday January 30th, social media giant Facebook unveiled their highly anticipated news-reading app called “Paper.” The app is, in many ways, a new alternative user interface for Facebook itself. The first section within the app will be the user’s own Facebook newsfeed followed by themed sections with content on a variety of topics. UsersContinue reading “Facebook and FiftyThree Square Off Over Commonplace Word “Paper””
3 30-day Hubspot Blog Challenge Challenges Overcome
We all recognize the writer in movies who just can’t seem to find the words. Sitting at their typewriter, composing a love note and spilling their undying love, ripping page after page from the typewriter in increased frustration. Or the poet turned rockstar looking to compose their next big lyrical riff, burning both ends ofContinue reading “3 30-day Hubspot Blog Challenge Challenges Overcome”
The Pirate Bay no longer banned in the Netherlands
One of the most used piracy sites is the aptly named “The Pirate Bay”. It was founded in 2003 in Sweden and in 2009 after much legal controversy, the founders were found guilty for facilitating illegal file sharing of copyrighted material. They received a one year jail sentence and had to pay a 46Continue reading “The Pirate Bay no longer banned in the Netherlands”
Calling all IP Nightmares! (Part 1)
For the Love of IP!
5 Things Your Company Can Do To Protect IP In 2014
CEI Gateway hosted the first 2014 meeting of the Law and Technology Committee for the AZ Tech Council this past Thursday, February 13th; the discussion focused on the need to be proactive in your intellectual property strategy by providing five tips to help you protect your company’s intangible assets and remain competitive. Katharina (Katie) Martinka,Continue reading “5 Things Your Company Can Do To Protect IP In 2014”
Advisory Board Series: Dan Tyre
Dan Tyre is a tireless member of our Advisory Board, and always willing to give 30 minutes of his valuable time when our CEO or COO need some guiding advice. We met Dan late one Friday afternoon in our offices last year – luckily we were still hard at work! Who knew that Hubspot EmployeeContinue reading “Advisory Board Series: Dan Tyre”