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Per Stirpes and Per Capita: Common Phrases, Commonly Misunderstood

The phrases "per stirpes" and "per capita" are frequently used in wills drafted by lawyers. They refer to the manner in which property is to be distributed between, or amongst, beneficiaries. Despite their frequent use, these phrases are commonly misunderstood. … Continue reading

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When Trademark Laws Are Misunderstood, Things Get Crazy.

Two recent articles regarding trademarks demand our attention, largely because they show what happens when trademark laws are misunderstood. The first is an article published in the NY Times, which can be found here (titled, "Colleges Tell High Schools Logos … Continue reading

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