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Did you ever wonder what a trade secret was or what makes it "secret"? In this article, we take a look at 10 of the most common questions surrounding trade secrets and what makes them so "secret" – and often highly valuable.
If you’re an employee or an independent contractor that creates a work for an employer, you’ll want to know who owns the copyright to that work. Copyrights can be very valuable, and in this article we’ll explore how an employer can gain full copyright ownership to a work created by an employee or independent contractor.
With the explosion of the internet in our digital age, copyright laws are becoming more and more important. One of the biggest exceptions to use of copyrighted works is called the "fair use" doctrine. In this article, we’ll explore 10 misconceptions to be aware of if you plan to utilize the "fair use" doctrine.
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We’ll discuss some of the most common questions about the public domain and show how anyone can benefit from using works in the public domain – i.e. free information open to all!


Did you ever wonder what a trade secret was or what makes it "secret"? In this article, we take a look at 10 of the most common questions surrounding trade secrets and what makes them so "secret" – and often highly valuable.


We’ll discuss some of the most common trademark questions to give you quick and to-the-point better understanding of trademark law.


Companies like LimeWire and Napster became extremely popular nearly overnight by allowing peer-to-peer file sharing. However, illegal file sharing could cost you thousands in legal fines, and even jail time. So, what exactly is illegal file sharing? We’ll explore these questions and more in this article.


We live in a digital society where information travels faster than ever. And much of that information is protected under copyright laws. A person who creates work is generally the author of the work, except if the work is created as a "work made for hire." In this article, we’ll explore the common questions associated with "works made for hire."


If you’re an employee or an independent contractor that creates a work for an employer, you’ll want to know who owns the copyright to that work. Copyrights can be very valuable, and in this article we’ll explore how an employer can gain full copyright ownership to a work created by an employee or independent contractor.


With the explosion of the internet in our digital age, copyright laws are becoming more and more important. One of the biggest exceptions to use of copyrighted works is called the "fair use" doctrine. In this article, we’ll explore 10 misconceptions to be aware of if you plan to utilize the "fair use" doctrine.


In the digital age, copyright laws play a larger role than ever in the legal world. There are certain exceptions where a person does not need the consent of the copyright owner to use the work. One of the biggest exceptions is called the "fair use" doctrine, which we’ll explore in this article


We’ll discuss some of the most common copyright issues that people ask about, including those copyright questions which often lead to confusion.


Chances are that you have shared music or other files on the Internet. If you use peer-to-peer (PTP) filing sharing programs like WinMX or Limewire, make sure you are using them legally. So, what exactly is illegal file-sharing, and is WinMX legal?