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May 2014 Archives

Fighting trade secret theft for America's businesses

New Mexico business owners are often familiar with the fact that trade secret theft is a real threat to both large and small companies across the country. Fortunately, there are steps that businesses can take to protect trade secrets and other intellectual property. If trade secret theft does unfortunately occur, there are legal options for recourse.

Potential new Internet laws could affect net neutrality

New Mexico readers may be aware that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently opened a discussion for new laws that will change the Internet. These new measures will affect net neutrality, which will therefore affect the way that the Internet is used by both individuals and businesses. One of the main questions under discussion is the speed of the connection offered by Internet providers.

Possible changes could make it easier to secure a trademark

New Mexico individuals and companies may be familiar with the complexity and difficulty of securing a trademark. The Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has recently announced that they have proposed changes that will make it easier and less expensive to get a trademark. The changes would revolve around the application process and new options for applicants.

Trade secret law and new healthcare laws

With the new healthcare laws that have recently come into place, it may seem unclear how the medical legislation relates to protecting a trade secret. However, the company that has been given the responsibility to run the call centers for the new healthcare exchange in another state claims that they do not have to release invoices. The company, called Maximus, says that the amount that they are paid by the state is protected by a trade secret.

Tarantino, copyright infringement and the internet

New Mexico readers know how easy it is for copyrighted material to be illegally released on the internet, which often brings up the legal issue of copyright infringement. From music releases to pirated movies, it can be difficult to protect intellectual property on the web. Recently, a Quentin Tarantino movie script was released by the website Gawker, prompting Tarantino to file a lawsuit over copyright infringement.


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