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Jun
16

This article analyzes the claims angel investors might bring against venture capitalists who took companies through insider rounds with “abusive” terms. Part II introduces the concept of close corporation law, well-established in American jurisprudence, and concludes that venture-backed start-up companies would likely be treated as close corporations in the eyes of the courts. Part III

Jun
16

The current structure of the Copyright Act has failed to create a fair market system that is an effective vehicle for ensuring the progress of the arts. Federal District Courts have adopted inconsistent approaches to sampling law, precluding a legal consensus on business practices in a national music industry. Digital sound editing and compositional technology

Jun
16

In its decision in Ashcroft v. ACLU, the Supreme Court held that the Attorney General had not convincingly rebutted the contention of plaintiff Internet content providers that filtering software was less restrictive and just as effective as the legislation Mr. Ashcroft sought to defend. The Supreme Court was correct to uphold the preliminary injunction against

Jun
16

We stand at the threshold of a major change in legal education. Recognizing the extent to which law students and lawyers alike rely on the Internet in both their professional and personal lives, the American Bar Association (“ABA”) has approved new standards for the J.D. curriculum which will greatly expand the opportunities for law students

Jun
16

Obviousness, or inventive step, has been called the ultimate bar to patentability. The purpose of the nonobviousness requirement is to complement the novelty requirement and to extend the scope of the relevant prior art beyond anticipatory prior art. This ensures that an invention constitutes a sufficient advance in technology to warrant an exclusive right. Adoption

Jun
16

This Comment focuses on the problems associated with the use of employment-based genetic testing. Recently, the German National Ethics Council (“NEC”) drafted a list of recommendations to regulate the use of predictive testing in the workplace. This problem of genetic testing is not limited to Germany-similar cases have been reported in the United States. The

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