Is Your March Madness Tournament Pool Illegal?

Right now, a cultural phenomenon is sweeping through the country – March Madness. The NCAA tournament causes such a nationwide buzz each year that even President Obama has picked out his tournament bracket. As remaining teams dance their way to the Final Four this April 2, you might be surprised to hear that your March Madness Tournament pool is actually illegal. Although the NCAA encourages fans to fill out brackets for the fun of the Continue Reading →

STLR Link Roundup – Nov. 14, 2015

GoPro sued by Polaroid over design patent C&A, the company behind Polaroid cameras, filed suit against GoPro last week alleging that GoPro’s Hero4 Session camera copied the “ornamental design” of the Polaroid Cube Camera. In January 2014, C&A filed for a US Design Patent for its Polaroid Cube Camera; they obtained the patent titled “Cubic Action Camera” (U.S. Patent No. D730,423) in May 2015. GoPro denies copying the design patent, and insists that it had Continue Reading →