Inauthenticity Sucks: Why Sinclair Broadcast Group Wins Our First Bad Corporate Behavior Award of 2018

Maybe you’ve heard of them, maybe you haven’t. Despite being America’s largest broadcaster, Sinclair Broadcast Group has traditionally flown under the radar. They may own, operate or provide services to 233 television stations across 108 markets, but the powerful company has never been a household name to the same extent that, say, Fox News has. … 

 

Trouble’s Brewing: Why Stone Brewing is Taking on MillerCoors

It’s the David and Goliath battle of the beer world. In February of this year, San Diego craft brewery Stone Brewing filed a lawsuit against MillerCoors, a subsidiary of the multinational Molson Coors Brewing Company. Their claim? That MillerCoors infringed upon the craft brewery’s trademark of the word “STONE”, which they have owned in association … 

 

Embedding Infringement: Why This Court Ruling Could Change Digital Publishing

Copyright infringement is justifiably a fraught subject—from Comic Cons to logo parodies, tensions run high whenever a brand’s reputation is on the line. Yet in this digital world of ours, the waters in which copyright law operates are becoming increasingly murky. Case and point: a U.S. court ruling handed down on February 15 decided that …