Interview with Children’s Author B.G. Hennessy

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B.G. Hennessy is a critically acclaimed author of children’s books. Besides publishing her own original stories, Hennessy serves as the primary creator of the Don Freeman series Corduroy the Bear. After studying book design at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Hennessy worked in children’s book publishing in New York City for 17 years as a […]

College athletes win first judgment against NCAA

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Twenty four former college football and basketball players brought suit against the NCAA. Twenty of this group asserted in their complaint that the NCAA violated federal antitrust law by restraining competition for their names, images, and licenses with Electronic Arts (EA) and the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC). This case revolves around the right of publicity, […]

Copyright Protection of Architectural Works

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The most recent news in architectural copyrights comes from a the Milwaukee Federal District Court case Design Basics, LLC v. Midwet Homes, Inc.. In this case the plaintiff, Design Basic, asserts Midwestern has violated Design Basics copyright over two architectural works titled “Hampton” and “Newberry.” The complaint was filed on November 15, 2013. In their […]

Instagram’s Copyright Confusion

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Guest Blogger: Devon Gawley, English Major SUNY Geneseo “It’s photo sharing, reinvented,” brightly declares Instagram’s homepage. While this catchy tagline may be referring to Instagram’s unique photo editing and sharing program, the newest reinvention comes January 16th with a new terms of service that has many users on edge, stating, “You agree that a business […]

How to Publish a Book

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Authors are constantly calling me asking me “how can I get my great book published?” And recently I’ve read a great book by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch entitled APE: Author, Publisher,Entrepreneur-How to Publish a Book that I believe every new author should read. It’s written from the perspective of someone who has “been there, done […]

Interview with Creative Director Reagan Burns

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When starting a new business one of the first things that needs to be done is to create a brand. Branding establishes the first impression that your target audience has of your business. Existing businesses sometimes need to re-create their brand. I once asked an attorney “why does the public perceive you as the best […]