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  • Food for Thought: Intellectual Property Protection for Recipes and Food Designs
    By: Kurt M. Saunders and Valerie Flugge As any chef will tell you, cooking and food preparation is a creative, sometimes innovative, endeavor. Much thought and time is invested in selecting ingredients, developing the process for preparing the dish, and designing an interesting or appealing look and feel for a food item. If this is ...
  • Federalism in the Algorithmic Age
    By: Chad Squitieri Download Full Article (PDF) Cite: 19 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 139
  • Tribal Lending After Gingras
    By: Max King   Online payday lenders pose serious risks for consumers. Yet, for years, these lending companies have skirted state regulation by pleading tribal sovereign immunity. Under this doctrine, entities that are so affiliated with tribal nations that they are “an arm of the tribe” are immune from suit. Without comprehensive federal regulation, tribal sovereign immunity ...
  • Look What You Made Her Do: How Swift, Streaming, and Social Media Can Increase Artists’ Bargaining Power
    By: Emily Tribulski Music and technology have always been intertwined and recently the developments of streaming and social media have opened the door for artists to elevate their place in the music industry. The growth of social media engagement is undeniable and in 2016 streaming platforms led to the music industry’s first earnings increase in fifteen ...
  • Ben Grunwald on Solving ”The Wandering Officer” Problem
    by Ben K. Grunwald Last month, as Derek Chauvin’s trial began for the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Duke Law Professors James Boyle and Ben K. Grunwald discussed “The Wandering Officer” problem, the common phenomenon in which law enforcement officers get fired at one law enforcement agency to be rehired at another while continuing ...