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Posted 2 years ago in Podcasts The Internet & The Law by Lawyers.com Radio  
Why You Need To Protect Your Trademark [Podcast]

  Matt Plessner:  Welcome to Lawyers.com radio. Your legal solutions start right here. We’ll help you understand your legal issue, find a lawyer in your area, and suggest legal forms for legal self-help. Today’s show is been brought to you by the Intellectual Property Lawyers of Traverse Legal, PLC. We are speaking today with trademark law attorney Enrico Schaefer. Enrico, thanks for joining us.   What is a Trademark? Matt:  Enrico, we hear about the United States becoming an idea …

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Posted 2 years ago in Podcasts Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Family & The Law’ Newsletter

More Grandparents Seeking Visitation Rights The baby boom generation is aging and people are living longer, healthier lives. That means more grandparents are active participants in their grandchildren’s lives. They are also pursuing visitation rights when divorce or family dysfunction results in their being cut off from their grandchildren. Find Out More…   Cops are Monitoring You on Social Media [Infographic] More than 70% of law enforcement agencies across the U.S. use social media as an investigative tool. In a …

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Posted 2 years ago in Internet Law by Michele Bowman  
Court Says No Privacy in Yahoo! Emails

If you thought your Gmail or Yahoo! mail accounts were safe from prying eyes, think again. The illusion of privacy in cyberspace took yet another hit on Oct. 10 when the South Carolina Supreme Court declared, in effect, that reading someone else’s Yahoo! emails doesn’t violate federal law. The Stored Communications Act is an archaic 1986 federal law that courts are still trying to apply to technologies that were never even imagined when the law was drafted. Judges are forced …

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Posted 2 years ago in Estate Planning Social Networks by Lawyers.com Radio  
Podcast: Accessing Your Family Member’s Facebook Account after They Die

  What happens when your mom dies and the family wants to get access to her Facebook account? In today’s Lawyers.com broadcast, host Matt Plessner interviews Lawyers.com Editor in Chief Larry Bodine about gaining access to a family member’s Facebook, Twitter or Flickr account after the person has passed on. Following is a transcript of the podcast. Matt Plessner:  Welcome to Lawyers.com Radio; your legal solutions start right here. We’ll help you understand your legal issue, find a lawyer in …

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Posted 2 years ago in Internet Law by Sylvia Hsieh  
Another Lying Blogger Hit with $4.5 Million Defamation Verdict

A student won a $4.5 million civil lawsuit against a former state attorney who defamed him online, followed him and his friends and showed up at his home several times. Back in 2010, after Chris Armstrong became the first openly gay student body president at the University of Michigan, a website called “Chris Armstrong Watch” popped up online. It turns out Andrew Shirvell, a state assistant attorney general and University of Michigan alum, had a problem with Armstrong and started …

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