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It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Methane Detecting Satellite!

According to the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs there are currently 4,858 registered objects orbiting the Earth. The Union of Concerned Scientist’s Satellite Database states of those 4,858 objects, 1,886 of them are operational satellites. The objects are registered to 78 different countries. The country with the most objects registered is the United

How Will Kavanaugh Vote on Issues I Care About? A Quick Look at His IP Track Record.

For most, an introduction to Justice Kavanaugh would be redundant. However, for the few interested in intellectual property, Kavanaugh’s confirmation comes timely to two upcoming intellectual property cases. First, Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com, LLC asks whether “registration of copyright claim has been made” in accordance to 17 U.S.C. § 411(a) when the

What’s New with Electric Vehicles: Tesla Captures Headlines While VW Quietly Plans to Change the Electric Vehicle Grid

Much hullabaloo has resulted from Elon Musk’s tweet in August 2018, announcing falsely that he had secured funding to take Tesla private at $420 a share. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) official fraud investigation reports that Musk seriously rounded to $420 to impress his girlfriend with a weed reference. Due to stockholder pressure, Musk

Virtual Currency Markets: More Regulation Forthcoming?

Last month, New York took yet another step toward regulating nascent virtual currency exchanges, which are largely used as a platform to trade virtual cryptocurrencies in a way that is similar to how securities are traded on a more traditional stock exchange.  The Office of the New York State Attorney General released its “Virtual Market

Increased Competition Between Video Streaming Services Like Netflix And Hulu Means More Consumers Are Turning to Illegal Means for Movies And TV Shows

Someone has probably told you “you can watch it on Netflix.” Nowadays, Netflix is practically synonymous with video streaming service. Although Netflix’s impressive 130 million subscribers still stands head and shoulders above any other streaming service, more and more competitors have begun to throw their hat in the ring. Amazon, Hulu, Disney, HBO, YouTube, and