What Is a Copyright Search?

Some law firms will perform copyright searches in an attempt to learn whether an image or work might infringe someone’s copyright. Copyright searches aren’t like other IP searches. Trademark searches are performed to see if a potential mark is likely to be registered or face obstacles during prosecution. Patent searches are performed to see if … Read more

Is Media Plagiarism Between Mediums Acceptable?

Should a blog post on someone’s website end up verbatim in a newspaper or magazine publication? Is taking the dialogue from a television news show and publishing it in print an acceptable practice? With technology and media being what they are today, this type of thing happens all the time. Publishing duplicate content on the … Read more

Street Racing – A Dangerous Pastime

The Fast and the Furious movie franchise has achieved a status of popularity that I am sure far exceeds the expectations of everyone involved in the making of these films. The producers of these movies may have had an inkling that they would be doing a sequel, but I doubt it ever occurred to them … Read more

Divorce by Mutual Consent As Under Hindu Law

Divorce is the legal dissolution of marriage. Under Hindu law either of the aggrieved party to the marriage can file for divorce under any of the grounds mentioned in section 13 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. However, if the parties are of the view that their marriage is not working and they cannot live … Read more

Foreclosure Crisis Hits Oldest Americans Hardest

As everyone knows, the foreclosure crisis hit Americans of all backgrounds hard. And, regardless of all the talk about our supposed “recovery”, most people are still feeling the lingering effects of the Great Recession. Now, a new report by the American Association of Retired Persons Foundation entitled “Nightmare on Main Street: Older Americans and the … Read more

Avoid a DUI With Designated Driving Services

Anytime you are going out drinking, you need to plan ahead and figure out a designated driver that is sober to bring you home. The best options are to designate a friend to pick you up or choose someone going out with you to not drink, so your car isn’t left stranded. For many of … Read more

Internet Law – 4 Strange Laws Involving the Internet

As strange and shocking as it may sound yes there are certain laws that are set out by the government designed to keep us safe…from the internet? Amongst the many laws about the internet that here is a look at the top 4 strangest internet laws. In no particular order here is the first one. … Read more

Consider a Few Points About Conveyancing Process

If you have decided to buy or sell a property, then, you would have to undergo the conveyancing process. It is the essential legal procedure of buying or selling any property. And to completely understand the procedure and to completely benefit from it, it’s important that you understand it and clear all your myths associated … Read more