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Sony Launches Racial Equity & Inclusion Initiative

by Tequila Higgins           Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman and CEO Tony Vinciquerra has enacted a racial equity and inclusion initiative title “Sony Pictures Action” (SPA). This...

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Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China

by Tequila Higgins   Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls dunks the ball during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Since 2012, ex-NBA legend, Michael Jordan, has battling a company in China for using his name, jersey number,...

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$100 Million to Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses

by Tequila Higgins                On Monday, May 18, 2020, ex-NBA legend Erving “Magic” Johnson announced on several news outlets that he and his company (Magic Johnson Enterprises) have partnered...

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Justice For Ahmaud Arbery: Meet The Black Lawyer Crew

by Tequila Higgins On February 23, 2020 Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25 year old Black man, was gunned down in a South Georgia neighborhood in broad daylight due to a father (Greg McMichael) and son (Trevor McMichael) “policing” their...

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The Business That Keeps on Growing: Kylie Jenner Files Yet Another Trademark Application

by Khadija Dukes Kylie Jenner attempts to add yet another mark to her roster of trademarks, according to the Daily Mail. The young mogul filed trademark applications for several marks using her daughter’s name, Stormi. One of the many...

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How Strong is Your Logo and Do You Even Have the Rights to Protect It?

Many business owners have logos that represent their brand. And the majority of them didn’t create the logos themselves. Chances are, you hired a graphic designer to create your logo based on some idea you verbalized to them about what you...

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Trademarks for the Everyday Entrepreneur

New Year, New Beginnings, right? Right. This is always the time of year where everyone is so focused on bettering themselves and their businesses, but so many of you fail to take one of the most important steps in business ownership, which is...

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Photo sharing website Pinterest Accused of Copyright Infringement

by Khadija Dukes Everyone’s favorite recipe and vision board website, Pinterest, is facing challenges regarding accusations of copyright infringement, according to Bloomberglaw.com. The social media company is being sued for encouraging...

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What’s in a Meme

Seems like people all over are just flocking to the trademark office these days, just as soon as any phrase pops off. Someone, somewhere claims they made the phrase poppin’ and now they don’t want anyone else to use it without paying...

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California Enacts Fair Pay to Play Act

courtesy of NY Times College athletes in the state of California are #winning with the passage of the Fair Pay to Play Act. This law needs to be adopted nationwide. Colleges and the NCAA have been profiting for over a hundred years from their...

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