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Law & Business Podcast Episode 51: A Nessa Group Case Study with Improving a Plush Company’s Business

In Episode 51 of the "Law & Business" Podcast, we take a look at a company that makes a plush product that is also a curtain tie-back. It is a very useful product, but one that also features the ability to be very fanciful. So the group takes a look at how the...

Law & Business Podcast Episode 50: Big Business Changes with Amy Birks

In our big 50th episode of the "Law & Business" podcast, Anthony sits down with Amy Birks, a strategic growth advisor for businesses. Amy has over a decade of experience in corporate finance, developing strategies and managing projects, and six years creating...

Law & Business Podcast Episode 49: Local Journalism with John Knebels

In Episode 49 of the "Law & Business" podcast, we have a chat with John Knebels. Knebs - as he is affectionately known - is a long-time local sports journalist in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. Anthony and Knebs sat down in the public view in a local Panera...

Public Performance of a Copyrighted Work

There seems to be a dichotomy when it comes to different media and how they are publicly performed in the Copyright Act in the United States. Why? In any medium, the public performance of a copyrighted work without permission or a license is copyright infringement as...