Ep 100 – Legal Eagles (part 2)

Common misconceptions about the law and popular legal cases, as expounded on by two wholly underqualified legal eagles. In part 2, the McDonalds hot coffee lawsuit, the difference between copyrights, trademarks, and patents, and movie/tv tropes you’ve probably guessed by now aren’t true.

Ep 100 – Legal Eagles (part 2)

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Further reading:

Legal Myths: The McDonald’s “Hot Coffee” Case

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One thought on “Ep 100 – Legal Eagles (part 2)”

  1. If anyone wants to try and wrap their heads around the idea of personal intellectual property vs work for hire, you should investigate the whole story of Jerry Siegal and Joe Shuster (the creators of Superman) vs DC Comics/Warner Brothers. It’s sad and fascinating how these guys could have been broke while the franchise is worth billions. You can listen to Kevin Smith and Neal Adams talk about it on Fatman on Batman episode #55 http://smodcast.com/episodes/neal-adams-neal-with-the-deal/
    Also; “If you get stopped by a cop in Amsterdam, it’s illegal for them to search you. I mean, that’s a right the cops in Amsterdam don’t have.”, as everybody knows.

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