Governments Begin to Experiment with Blockchain
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 4:45 pm | By Philip Thompson

July saw Reps Adam Kinzinger of Indiana and Tony Cardenas of California submit a resolution on the House floor to include “digital currencies” in a national technology policy. Across the pond, the House of Lords heard testimony from business and academic experts on how blockchain technology can transform the way government works.  

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Pokémon Go: A New Frontier for Property Rights
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 9:15 am | By Brady Wilson

 Pokémon Go has shattered records for the most played game in United States history, but the game is breaking ground in other areas as well.  The game which combines the virtual and physical world sends players out into the streets to chase Pokémon and battle at gyms.  The game has been successful in getting kids off the couch and outside.  The frenzy has become so much that when a rare Pokémon appeared in Central Park, players stampeded across busy streets, crowding into the park for a chance to catch the elusive Vaporeon.  This revolutionary game brings to light the question, who owns the virtual property of a physical place? 

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Intellectual Property is Big for Small Business
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 2:28 pm | By Brady Wilson & Lorenzo Montanari

The future of intellectual property will be essential for the future of the United States.  In a country that prides itself on its entrepreneurial drive, providing protection for ideas and developments will be crucial for businesses to compete.  While many assume that intellectual property is for large companies, in many ways the little guys are the businesses who truly benefit from strong IP protection.

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