A copyright is a type of intellectual property that protects artistic creations such as writings, movies, and paintings that a person creates. For example, when a painter paints a scene on a canvas, the painter has a copyright on the painting. Anyone that copies the painting would be infringing on the painter's copyright. Short words and phrases are not copyright protected. … [Read more...]
A copyright is a type of intellectual property that protects original works of authorship. A copyright grants the author the right to copy, use and distribute the work of authorship. Browse related articles below.
Gray market goods represent about a $40 billion dollar industry for information technology products alone. When combined with other types of products, the total industry dollar figure attributable to the gray market could go significantly up. The gray market includes only genuine products that flow out of the owner’s intended geographical region of distribution. The purpose is … [Read more...]
California has a strong public policy that allows employees to change jobs, seek employment, or otherwise practice their trade or skill. This policy is embodied in Business and Professions Code Section 16600 (“Section 16600”). Under Section 16600, all contracts that restrain an employee’s ability to work are void unless the contract is based on a dissolution of partnership or … [Read more...]