Professor Jay Kesan directs the Program in Intellectual Property and Technology Law at the University of Illinois College of Law. You can hear Legal Issues in the News each Monday on Morning Edition or listen online at will.illinois.edu.
There is legal significance to the way businesses are structured. National or international companies who offer franchise opportunites are no exception. Commentator Verity Winship highlights why the structures matter in this week's Legal Issues in the News.
Jay Kesan gives us a look at a debate going on in Chicago about the taxicab and rideshare industries in this week's Legal Issues in the News.
Remember the VCR? In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Professor Paul Heald explores the fine line providers walk to give customers access to the television shows they want, when they want them.
In this week's Legal Issues in the News, commentator Jay Kesan give us an update on the laws affecting your ability to use your cell phone with differnt service providers.
In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Jay Kesan give us an idea of how Heartbleed works and how the law views such attacks.
In this week's Legal Issues in the News, Travis McDade gets into the nitty gritty of whiskey and bourbon, specifically in Tennessee.
The ongoing battle of broadcast rights and the internet is the topic of Jay Kesan's commentary for this week's Legal Issues in the News.
Jay Kesan brings you this week's Legal Issues in the News Commentary.
Forms of payment come in many varieties and have changed greatly over the course of time. Commentator Christine hurt explores one of the newest methods of squaring up in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.