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August 2021
First Winner of Alex Davis Scholarship Announced Congratulations to Crista Fiala, a student at the first ever winner of the Alex Davis Scholarship. Crista is currently in her second year of study at the University of St. Joseph, where she is double majoring in Spanish and English. Her essay was deemed the best response to...
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The Turtles, a rock band from the 1960s, was unsuccessful in their lawsuit against SiriusXM Radio seeking $5M royalties. The band members Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman are best known for their hit “Happy Together.” The ruling highlights the complex web of state and federal laws governing radio providers and recent changes to those laws....
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Netflix’s animated series Castlevania producer Adi Shankar sued the company and fellow producer Kevin Kolde over breach of contract. While claiming that he had a verbal agreement to continue to be involved in any spinoff projects, with a 33% compensation stake, Netflix announced a spinoff without naming the defendant as a producer. Shankar’s lawsuit claims Kevin Kolde...
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Trademarks are designed to protect specific and unique names, logos, and symbols that relate to your product or company. Trademark protection can be applied to many things that have a symbolic meaning to your brand, including its name, sounds, and even colors in certain circumstances.  Trademarks are exclusive to a single entity, and other organizations...
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Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon lawsuit against his former bandmates, Steve Jones and Paul Cook, over his licensing of the band’s music for Danny Boyle’s FX adaption of Jones’s memoir, “Lonely Boy: Tale From A Sex Pistol.” The lawsuit dealt with a contract dating back to the 1970s that allows their music to be licensed with...
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