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  • Zachary Hiller Law YouTube Copyright Claims

    YouTube can be a fascinating place. Who hasn’t fallen down the rabbit hole of YouTube videos, leaping from recipe guides to music videos; DIY home remodeling to comedic stand-up? In fact, YouTube is such a behemoth that it is considered to be one of the largest search engines, second only to its parent company, Google. […]

  • Intellectual Property audit. Zachary Hiller Patent Attorney Houston, TX

    Ready or not, 2016 is upon us. The New Year brings with it new to-do lists for your business to ensure continued success in the year to come. There will be new challenges and new opportunities on every level. Now is the time that many create resolutions to start good habits and abandon bad ones. […]

  • Zachary Hiller Law Losing A Trademark

    Last week we discussed Twitter and Trademarks, and the need to register names, phrases and symbols for your brand. We mentioned that Twitter was in the process of registering several words, ancillary to the brand. Registering allows them to control the use of these word in commercial settings. Simply registering a trademark isn’t enough. If […]

  • Twitter and Trademark, Subtweet Zachary Hiller Law Houston TX

    Big news in tech and trademarks, two categories near and dear to my heart. Twitter just recently filed to trademark the term “subtweet.” For those of you who don’t follow the social media platform, a subtweet is a post in which you talk about someone without tagging their Twitter handle directly. It is the micro-blogging […]

  • Zachary Hiller Law. Secret Recipes and copyright law, pecan pie.

    Thanksgiving is a time for family and friends to gather and reflect on all their blessings. Well, at least that is what it is in part. It is also a time to eat, and eat, and eat! Candied yams, to deep fried turkey, oyster stuffing and pumpkin pie; Thanksgiving is a great way to expand […]

  • Zachary Hiller Law A Tale Of Two Logos Blog

    It was the best of design, it was the worst of design… but what was it all worth? Forgive me for being a bit of a branding nerd, but I find the back stories behind the world’s most recognizable logos fascinating. That’s because a logo, when done correctly, can impact brand awareness and status. They […]

  • Zachary Hiller Law Pharmaceutical Law and Patents

    A recent New York Times article discussed in depth how pharmaceutical law  and patents could block lifesaving drugs from hitting the market. The patent system protects and promotes innovation, but when it comes to pharmaceuticals, this may prevent value of new and very important drugs. The article took a look at the behavior of pharmaceutical […]

  • How is the ownership of a joke decided? When does joke theft become illegal? These are all questions people are wondering after comedy writer Robert Alexander Kaseberg sued Conan O’ Brien for stealing his jokes. Kaseburg claims that Conan stole four jokes from his personal blog and Twitter. This includes the writer’s specific joke about two […]

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