Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This week we talk with Lara Pearson of Brand Geek®. Lara runs her practice as an expression of her values, focusing on social entrepreneurship and giving back to the community.
A new decision by the Copyright Board requires streaming services to pay 15.1% of revenue to songwriters and publishers.
While some legal jobs are on the decline, there are 40 practice areas that did not exist 15 years ago, many of which impact intellectual property law.
As an attorney at Alt Legal, I really have an alternative legal career. I'm a lawyer. I review and draft all of our company’s legal work. I wear some variation of a Canadian tuxedo to work almost every day. I do customer support. I blog. I am the Product Manager, so I maintain the legal research to keep our platform running smoothly and find ways to use technology to solve legal problems. I host a podcast. I write a newsletter. I even order more Doritos when our office stash is low.
The creator of the song "Harlem Shake" is exploring all possible legal options for the takedown of Ajit Pai's video that uses the song.
Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This week we catch up with Derek Hawkins of Hawkins Law Offices LLC. We chat about the behind the scenes tech that makes Derek's practice tick, his experience as Alt Legal intern and his advice for future solo practitioners.
A judge approved a deal for the production of a documentary about Prince's life, which is estimated to earn his estate an eight-figure sum.