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Amtrak Train Crash May have Been Caused by Excessive Speed

Traverse Legal’s litigation attorney team is investigating the cause of the Amtrak passenger train which derailed 13 of its 14 cars off both sides of an overpass and onto rush hour traffic below.  The accident killed three people and injuring more than 100 others.  It has been reported that the train may have been going […]

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Legal Ramifications of the FCC’s Vote to Repeal Net Neutrality

As anyone who even mildly uses the Internet undoubtedly knows, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) voted yesterday to repeal net neutrality.  “Net Neutrality is the principle that Internet service providers [(“ISPs”)] must treat all data on the Internet the same, and not discriminate or charge differently by users, content, website, platform, application, type of attached […]

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Founders’ Friday: Key IP Considerations for Buyers in M&A Transactions

In M&A transactions, buyers often assume that intellectual property (IP) rights will automatically transfer with the purchase or that any existing issues relating to the IP assets to be acquired can be cured by general representations and warranties. While getting strong representations and warranties covering IP is useful (and recommended), relying on remedies for breaches […]

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Trademarking Marijuana Brands: Can It Be Done?

The question of whether you can trademark your marijuana related brands is one that has become increasingly common as more states move toward medical and recreational legalization.  Under the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (“USPTO”) “Lawful Use Rule,” the use in commerce on a federal trademark registration application cannot be for an illegal purpose.  […]

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Founders’ Friday: Five litigation tips every business owner needs to know.

Complex litigation attorney Enrico Schaefer shares five (5) tips for company founders and business owners.  Watch the video below. How to document your litigation strategy by identifying and prioritizing specific goals. Litigation is a five lane highway. Don’t let your trial attorney drift from shoulder to shoulder, billing hours and wasting time.  Pick a lane […]

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Top 4 Legal Issues in eSports

Sports have been a lucrative industry for a long time now and so the regulations surrounding them have been well established. In this new age of technology, eSports are beginning to gain traction, and since this is such a new field it is unclear what legal issues will present themselves. Already, eSports have attracted millions […]

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Founders: Are Machines (AI) Legally Safer for Your Business Than Humans?

A natural part of keeping a business competitive is investigating new technologies. Amazingly, current technology includes artificial intelligence (AI), that has the ability to learn and change its responses as it gathers data over time. Currently AI is capable of serving as a virtual assistant, managing and organizing stock rooms, proofreading and editing documents, and […]

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Top 5 Legal Issues Inherent in AI and Machine Learning

In modern times, life is less about keeping up with the Joneses and more about keeping up with the Jetsons. Technology has infiltrated almost every aspect of life, to the point where a dead cellphone feels like a lost limb. With developments in artificial intelligence and machine learning, battery-dead devices will begin to feel like […]

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Founders’ Friday: The Emerging Legal Marijuana Industry

So you want to get in on the emerging marijuana industry? Despite the fact that 29 states currently allow the cultivation, sale and distribution of marijuana for medical purposes and legal recreational use in 8 other states and the District of Columbia, there remains significant barriers into the entry of this industry given that it […]

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Establishing Patent Venue

The Federal Circuit. recently rejected the patent venue test established by Judge Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas.  The three-judge panel found that Judge Gilstrap applied an incorrect legal standard in Raytheon Co. v. Cray Inc. when he refused to transfer the patent suit after applying his own test and determining that Defendant Cray maintained […]

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