Benjamin Appelbaum, Attorney at Law

February 2016 Archives

Trump may move to trademark term created by Cruz

With candidates for both political parties fiercely battling to determine who will be the next candidate for the presidential race, all candidates have spent a lot of time in the press for various reasons. Perhaps the one in the news the most often is Donald Trump. While campaigning, the businessman has not lost sight of one of the things that has led to his success—the protection of intellectual property and how to use it to his advantage.

What is a patent? What does it protect?

If you're an inventor and have created a new item for sale, new software or other inventions, it's important that you get a patent. Your attorney can help you file the paperwork to get one, but why is it important? Here's a few questions you may be asking.

NFL holds copyright of recording of first Super Bowl

With the hype that surrounds the Super Bowl each year, it is likely that many tuned in to watch the Broncos defeat the Panthers. It is likely that many who engaged in this activity did not give a second thought to being able to view portions, if not all of it, at a later date, as a result of the National Football League recording it. As it turns out, this was not always a foregone conclusion. The first Super Bowl, which took place 50 years ago, does not have a recording of that broadcast.

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