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November 2014 Archives

What is a copyright?

Texas citizens concerned with intellectual property rights may choose to refresh their memory of the legal details of copyright. The copyright is the right to control copies and reproduction of an intellectual piece of work. It is most often used to protect a piece of art or similar creative product.

An overview of federal antitrust laws

Business owners in Texas may be interested to learn more about the origin and nature of federal antitrust laws. Comprised of three different acts, these laws have governed certain aspects of business practices in the United States for over 100 years. The Sherman Act, the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Clayton Act are primarily aimed at preserving fair competition in the marketplace and preventing monopolies from forming.