August 26, 2013

Phoning It In

Over the last few years, tech giants like Apple, Motorola, and Samsung have been embroiled in patent litigation over smart phones and their features.  In this week’s Legal Issues in the News, Jay Kesan explains how this could affect the prices that consumers pay, and whether certain models are even available on the market.

August 19, 2013

Too Big to Grow

When it comes to consumer protection, the Department of Justice plays a critical role in maintaining a fair marketplace. Christine Hurt discusses some recent antitrust cases in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.

August 12, 2013

Faulkner v Allen

Can paraphrasing a few words from a sixty year old novel put you on the wrong end of a lawsuit? As always, it depends. Travis McDade explains in this week’s Legal Issues in the news.

August 05, 2013

No Trading Post

Sharing music is an important part of many people’s lives. In the past, we have freely given away CDs to our friends, but the digital age has brought new opportunities and legal concerns to the world of music sharing.  Jay Kesan discusses a related court case in this week’s Legal Issues in the News.