Intellectual Property

The issue of what constitutes intellectual property and what protections are — or should be — in place is a huge concern for online marketers. The Internet is a difficult place to police adequately, and ongoing vigilence is needed to protect your copyrights, content, products, and websites from nefarious schemers who seek to take advantage of your hard work for their own profit. This category contains posts pertaining to copyright protection, fair use, and other topics related to intellectual property, with plenty of tips and guidelines for protecting yourself online.

Patent Examination Goes Social

There is little doubt that patents are driving innovation. However, those same patents can hinder the progress if applied incorrectly. There are some huge issues…

Who’s Suing Google?

It seems that Google is sued by just about everyone these days. How does that affect Google and their business model? The New York Times…

Let the Copyright Fight Begin!

What’s the point of suing YouTube when you can sue Google? That seems to be the logic behind Time Warner’s announcement that they will pursue…