Entries by IntellectualProperty

Copyright Update: Music Modernization Act

By Jacquelyn D. Knapp Last month, the Music Modernization Act (MMA) was signed into law. This copyright legislation modernizes some aspects of copyright law and applies to songwriters, music publishers, digital music providers, music streaming services, and others that distribute and create music. The MMA received support from Republicans, Democrats, and music industry stakeholders alike. The MMA […]

To My Dearest Florence:

By Angela Doughty The ravaging of my beautiful hometown of New Bern and the decimation of so many wonderful homes and families has broken my heart and irreversibly altered my soul.  The images, videos, and stories cannot do justice to the devastation experienced by those hit hardest. There are not words to express the feelings […]

We’ve Only Just Begun …

By Angela P. Doughty While my daughter’s focus is already on the end of 2018 (Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas – oh my!), my year of serving as the Intellectual Property Law Section Chair has only just begun. I am very much looking forward to my year as chair, and I encourage all members to reach […]