Clarifying an Abstract Idea

  By: Philip Brown A rejection under 35 U.S.C. §101 (“§101 Rejection”) has recently been a common sight for those seeking patents on computer…


Embedding Copyrighted Content: Infringement or Not?

By: Curtis Victor The law, in general, is slow to adapt to technological changes, and the law surrounding copyright infringement provides a great…


Navigating the Board of Directors

By: Tempestt Watts So, you've decided to form a Delaware corporation. Under Delaware law, a corporation must have a board of directors (consisting…


The Uncertain Applicability of the Uniform Commercial Code in an Interconnected World

By: Joe Blackhurst For nearly a century, United States contract law has relied on the default contractual rights, rules, and limitations of Article…


Just In Case: A Business Insurance Primer

By: Sahar Adora When someone takes a leap, it helps to have a safety net. Likewise, when a small business begins to grow, entrepreneurs should start…


A Guide to Financing Term Sheets: Control Terms

By: Jacob Plotnik It is essential that startup founders consider their startup’s governance policies (i.e., its management, processes, and…


Protecting Your Fashion Designs

  A How-To Starter Guide by Student-Attorney Jacqueline Paetzold The Issue: Threatening Designers’ Creative Investments Designers and…


The Decline of the Initial Coin Offering: Still a Viable Option for Start-Ups?

By: Ali N. Habhab Much has been made of the “blockchain” revolution in recent years – the development of a secure digital ledger has spurred…


Cryptocurrency and the Howey Test

The advent of cryptocurrency has brought both technological excitement and legal/regulatory conundrum. In the context of a startup company, an…


Be Careful Where You Nest: Bird Scooters and City Cooperation

Birds are taking over urban areas and college campuses. And no, I am not referring to the small two-winged flying animals with feathers. Birds,…