Do DJ’s Need a License to Play Music in Public? **Attorney Advertising **

Venues, bands, or artists who play other people’s music in a public setting generally need to obtain a license in order to do so. This ensures that the original artists are properly compensated when their work is played, and that there is no infringement of a copyright. But, do these same rules apply to DJs? […]

Make Sure YOU Own the Rights to Your Creative Property

Entrepreneurs and business owners often hire a third party to create anything from websites to logos to ad copy. While these works may have been commissioned and paid for by the business owner, that doesn’t necessarily mean they own the rights to them. I see this kind of thing happen all the time. A company […]

Battle Between Breweries Finds Resolution

Two breweries were sparking debate on social media outlets in May over a trademark dispute. The Burlington, Vermont based Magic Hat filed a lawsuit against Lexington, Kentucky based West Sixth Brewing Company, alleging similarities between the companies logo designs. West Sixth counter-attacked with a blog-post requesting a consumer boycott of Magic Hat’s products. The conflict […]