Online Social Networks, Cyber Risk and Your Nonprofit: What You Need to Know
By Jeffrey S. Tenenbaum, Esq. and A.J. Zottola, Esq. Online social networking sites, such as the popular offerings provided by MYSPACE, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, and LINKEDIN, offer new ways for nonprofits to connect and interact with key stakeholder groups and the community at-large. An online networking site can offer opportunities and rewards due to the ease … Continued
Respect Your Intellect!
November 12, 2015 From time to time the Center receives questions about intellectual property rights and the potential exposure facing a nonprofit when it “borrows” narrative or graphic content. We urge our clients and members to not only protect their intellectual property but to also respect the intellect of others by managing the risk of … Continued
‘A rose is a rose…’–What about a Red Cross?
By the Nonprofit Risk Management Center Team What would your nonprofit do if it were forced to give up its logo or tag line because another organization successfully claimed it as their own? The American Red Cross survived such a threat recently when a federal court in New York threw out Johnson & Johnson’s lawsuit … Continued
To Use or Not to Use: That Is the Question
To Use or Not to Use: That Is the Question Copyright Protection in Cyberspace The World Wide Web has given us access to boundless information. Search engines (Google, Yahoo, Ask Jeeves and Dogpile, to name a few) can find the answers to simple and perplexing questions. One of the questions you should be asking is … Continued
Drove My Browser to the Levy
Drove My Browser to the Levy… The Aughties should be a good decade for intellectual property attorneys. Of course, there has always been lots of work for those seeking to protect those who think and create from those who plagiarize and copy. But the Internet, email and the World Wide Web have added a new … Continued