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California Looks to Cut Plastics, Landfill Waste With New Recycling Laws

The state has passed new laws aimed at reducing the amount of plastic waste that goes into landfills. Find out the long-term implications.
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Did You Say Mickey Mouse Is Now in the Public Domain?

“Steamboat Willie” may be in the public domain, but creators should be cautious about using the Mickey Mouse image.
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Can You Serve a Defendant Through NFTs and Other Electronic Means?

In an increasing number of cases, courts have allowed plaintiffs to serve defendants electronically, including with NFTs.
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The Potential Benefits and Risks of ChatGPT in Legal Practice

AI can enhance productivity by eliminating many mundane tasks. However, lawyers need to understand the risks.