World IP Day and the Celebration of Women in Changing the Landscape of Innovation and Technology

April 26, 2018 is the annual World Intellectual Property Day. This year’s theme is “Powering Change: Women in Innovation and Creativity.” Come join us as we take a look through history to review just a drop of the contributions that women have made to innovation and creation to science, the arts, and technology. Click on this article link to learn more about this year’s World IP Day.

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MLK: Honoring His Legacy and Impact on Copyright Law

Martin Luther King Jr. would have been 89 years old today, January 15, 2018. When thinking about MLK Jr., copyright is rarely the first thing that comes to mind. But did you know that the “I Have a Dream” speech is protected by copyright and that the first verse of “We Shall Overcome” is not? Here are a few interesting copyright facts about the great civil rights leader, who we honor today.

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What’s Tax Got to Do With It? Tax Cuts Law Affects Sales of Self-Created IP

The recently passed “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017” is getting a lot of press for income tax and refund season. Did you know it also affects the sale of self-owned intellectual property like patents, inventions or secret formulas? If you created and own a piece of intellectual property, you need to read this.

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