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Harlem Shake's Copyright Issues
Why Did Godzilla & James Bond Need Congress' Protection?
After Trademark Ruling, Yankees are Officially "The Evil Empire"
Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Wanting Him to Stay Home, HS Running Back’s Mom Takes Letter of Intent to Lawyer
New Happy Birthday Song, Copyright-Free
NHL's Lawyer: Lockouts Are 'Necessary' Weapons
"A Great Day for New Jersey" - On Governor Christie's Move to Bring Online Gaming to NJ
Legal Fallout of an Armstrong Confession
Lance's Lawyer: Armstrong Didn't Betray Me
Lance's Lawyer: Armstrong Didn't Betray Me: Video
Jennifer Abril on The Story of Fragrances
Filmmaker's Lawyer Asserts Privilege to Oppose NYC Subpoena
Jeff Rosenblum on The Naked Brand
California Enacts “Student-Athletes Bill of Rights” For Collegiate Athletics
Jeff Ifrah on Historic DOJ/Poker Stars/Full Tilt Deal
Tom Cruise's Divorce Lawyer: Money Motivates Quick Settlements
Freeh Report Reveals Paterno & Penn State Officials Covered Up Sandusky Sexual Abuse—Joe Bahgat
Breaking Down the NFL Concussion Class Action and the Players’ “Warrior Mentality”—Eliot Wagonheim
Roger Clemens Perjury Re-Trial Begins, Will He End Up In Jail? — Joe Bahgat
In This Issue:
- MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD APPROVES ATHENS ACQUISITION TRANSACTION:
At its April 9 monthly meeting, the Michigan Gaming Control Board (“MGCB”) approved Athens Acquisition LLC’s acquisition...more
According to a report on Inside Social Games, Caesars Interactive Entertainment has acquired Buffalo Studios LLC, a social and mobile games developer most known for its Bingo Blitz and Bingo Rush....more
Further to Michael's post pointing out that the Competition Bureau has issued a "No Action" letter in respect of the proposed acquisition of Alliance Films Holdings Inc. by Entertainment One Ltd., a merger of the two largest...more
What better way to kick off 2013 than with kind of a big deal!
eOne just announced this morning that the Competition Bureau will not stand in the way of its planned acquisition of Alliance Films....more
Originally published in Riverside Lawyer, October 2012.
The tribal gaming industry received a blow from the United States Supreme Court right before the high court ended its session for the summer. Whether the blow is...more
Lessons For Investors From the Facebook IPO
by Dan Brecher on May 28, 2012
Facebook highlights one of the most significant risks of pre-IPO investing—the value of the stock can go down as well as up. While Facebook’s...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
Imagine a business that hires an employee who brings with him computer programs he wrote for his prior employer, which he offers for use at his new employer. The new employer incorporates and uses those computer programs in...more
A good understanding of the intellectual property rights (IPRs) transferred or licensed in a commercial transaction is fundamental in ensuring that the intellectual property dealt with in the transaction is properly...more
Some of the trends in the digital world in the next (Chinese) year and their implications for licensing....more
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) recently announced its "acquisition" of the typographic "@" symbol. This unprecedented move marks a significant step into the unexplored realm of "acquiring" non-physical objects.
Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor who is trying to buy out Lions Gate Entertainment Group, says that the company may be on the verge of bankruptcy. This allegation was vehemently denied by the movie studio who emphasized...more
IN THIS ISSUE: Function Follows Form-Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants After Company Acquisition May Hinge on Structure of the Deal; Federal Circuit Holds USPTO Miscalculating Patent Term Adjustments; Big 12 Expansion (of...more
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