Morningstar Law Group Welcomes Technology Partner

Morningstar Law Group is delighted to announce that Richard J. Caira, Jr. has joined the firm as a partner. Richard has been providing strategic advice and negotiation support to technology industry pioneers for almost two decades, helping them to commercialize their offerings, grow, and manage risk. Richard also has considerable experience on the other side of the […]

Don’t Gamble with Promotions – Is your marketing promotion illegal?

April 26, 2017 | Tagged: Jennifer (Collins) Van Doren

Jennifer Van Doren has represented clients in advertising, promotions, and sweepstakes legal compliance for more than 15 years. Given to the Raleigh Triangle Association of Corporate Counsel in April 2017, Van Doren’s talk proves that it’s not all fun and games when it comes to marketing promotions.      

Morningstar Law Group Sponsors the Arts

April 10, 2017 | Tagged:

Morningstar Law Group was proud to be a sponsor of the Art in Bloom event at the NC Museum of Art. MLG sponsored this floral interpretation of the painting Six Women by Alex Katz. The designer, Heather Ann Miller, had this to say about the inspiration for her floral piece: “We must stop the snide comments that come […]

Morningstar partner, Michael Birch, is featured in The News & Observer’s article about a proposed apartment project in Clayton

April 03, 2017 | Tagged:

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COPYRIGHT OFFICE REPORT ON SOFTWARE-ENABLED CONSUMER DEVICES

March 29, 2017 | Tagged: Mitch Tuchman

By: Mitch Tuchman Software-enabled consumer devices are ubiquitous.  Think not only personal computers—desktop, laptop, handheld—but thermostats, cameras, refrigerators, power tools, self-driving cars, even dolls, toys and games, among others devices too numerous to mention.  This was not so in 1976 when Congress enacted the present Copyright Act (the “Act”), including computer software for the first […]