The number of trade secret case filings in the U.S. jumped after the federal Defense Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) was passed in 2016.
Many copyright infringement cases for musician's hinge on what exactly is infringement and what is not. At what point do songs go from having similarities to all out copyright infringement? If you were to ask many of the creative people behind the music, they would most likely say that the knowledge they have on writing music is based on what influenced them musically. While this does not mean these artists should only play a version of what inspires them, but how far away do they need to stray away from those influences to be safe from copyright infringement?
Owning a business and being an artist are both challenging feats. There are many considerations that must be made and failing to do so can result in unintended and unwanted consequences.
People know that California is a place where many wealthy and famous people live. In addition to the celebrities who congregate particularly in the southern part of this state, there are many wealthy business people, including pioneers in the technology industry, who call the San Francisco area and other parts of Northern California their home.