3-D Printing Revisited: Patently Innovative

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In a previous blog post, we discussed some concerns about copyright and safety issues connected with the growing availability of 3-D printers.  But 3-D printing is not all doom and gloom!. 3-D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, presents many possibilities for both technological innovation and art.  While the concern in our first post focused.. read more →

What is a trade secret and why do we care anyway?

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Trade secrets had more prominent mention in the news in 2013 than any other year in recent memory.  But what is a trade secret and how does it relate to the main categories of intellectual property (IP)—copyrights, trademarks, and patents?  For that matter, why do we care about trade secrets? Trade secrets are defined by.. read more →

New Study Indicates Piracy is Not Devastating Creative Content Industries

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It is an oft-repeated claim of the creative content industries (such as the Motion Picture Association of America [MPAA] and the Recording Industry Association of America [RIAA]) that copyright infringement through digital piracy/file-sharing is devastating to them.  This point in turn gets repeated by politicians when introducing legislation intended to curb digital piracy.  Huge, shocking,.. read more →

Taking Care of Local Business Part 6

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This past Saturday, the firm’s founder, Kelley C. Keller, Esq. appeared as a guest on Michael Parks’ weekly radio program, “Taking Care of Business,” on WHP 580.  This was Attorney Keller’s sixth and final appearance on the program in 2013. Last time, September 14, Attorney Keller talked about effective strategies for selecting and adopting trade.. read more →

Firm Founder Kelley Clements Keller Publishes New Article on Trade Dress Protection for Pharmaceuticals

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The firm is pleased to announce that Kelley C. Keller, Esq. was recently published in the Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property.  The article, Free Riders at the Drugstore: Generics, Consumer Confusion, and the Public Good, appears in the lead position of the journal’s current issue.  Keller’s article explores the legal and social tension between the.. read more →