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Archive: September 2017

The Court War Over Cupcakes

Posted by Staff on Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

  By: Jessica Kim. J.D. Candidate 2018   Elizabeth LaBau, is a popular food blogger and dessert recipe creator who runs www.sugarhero.com.[1]  Back in 2014, LaBau, posted a recipe for snow globe cupcakes which later went viral.[2] Her recipe video garnered her 740,000 shares on Facebook, causing her website to shut down temporarily, and ended…

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Can You Spot the Knock-Off? The Dangers of China’s Intellectual Property Violations and America’s Response

Posted by Jessica Pavlock, J.D. Candidate 2017 on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Last Friday the United States launched an investigation into China’s alleged theft of United States intellectual property.[1]  As the country’s leading trading partner, and at a time when the relationship between China and the U.S. is necessary to contain the North Korean nuclear threat,[2] many questions if such an investigation is truly necessary.  However, the…

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