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Artificial Intelligence. Patents.

Artificial Intelligence. Patents.

Artificial Intelligence is alive and well. Forget the hover cars and cities floating in space. Ex Machina has come to life and wants the right to obtain a patent. While we sit at home waiting for our Alexa’s to tell us what to do, courts wrestle with the newest...

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Internet Crime.   

Internet Crime.  

Earlier this year, the FBI released the Internet Crime Complaint Center 2020 Internet Crime Report (the “FBI Crime Report”), which included CoVID scam statistics. The FBI assessed 791,790 complaints of suspected crimes on the Internet. This was an increase of...

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Who Owns AI created content?

Who Owns AI created content?

Who owns AI created content? I have long thought that this is a battle of artificial intelligence (“AI”) waiting to be fought. A Pandora’s Box waiting to be opened, with contents unable to be contained.  Missouri physicist Stephen Thaler has opened the Box and...

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Use of Images – Read the License Carefully

Use of Images – Read the License Carefully

Use of images. Anyone who has a website knows that you need to keep your website visually interesting to get readers. One of the best ways to do this is by including pictures. Images whether as photos, cartoons, videos, or vectors, images make your website pop. If...

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Do You Need to Update Your Estate Plan?

Do You Need to Update Your Estate Plan?

Absolutely! And Here’s Why You Should Update Your Estate Plan.It’s not realistic to think that a document you created years ago is still valid, especially in light of your life changes and changes in the law. I'll use the Brown family as an example of why you should...

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Scams and Scammers – How Do You Know?

Scams and Scammers – How Do You Know?

Four Signs of Scams 1. Scams and Scammers PRETEND to be from an organization you know. Scammers often pretend to be contacting you on behalf of the government. They might use a real name, like the Social Security Administration, the IRS, or Medicare, or make up a name...

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