Many aspects of intellectual property law may seem up-front and transparent at first glance. A copyright application, for example, is relatively easy and straightforward to complete. However, if done improperly, it could leave applicants open to being sued from others who think their copyright is being violated. This is why we refer to the process as a deceptively simple one -- it may seem easy, but the consequences of getting it wrong are severe.
Over the last year, pop culture has become consumed by Sherlock Holmes. Between major motion pictures, TV shows and Sherlock-inspired novels, there are serious business opportunities surrounding the famed fictional detective.