Author: TomJames

Thomas James | The Cokato Copyright Attorney | Minting and selling digital tokens can raise copyright issues, trademark issues, or both. Copyright issues were addressed in a previous installment of... Read More

Cokato Copyright Attorney | Cokato Minnesota attorney Thomas James at the Law Office of Tom James explains how copyright protected works enter the public domain. Then he identifies several works... Read More

A global movement is underway to criminalize “coercive control.” It has been successful in Europe and Australia and is gaining momentum in the United States. Cokato, Minnesota attorney Thomas James... Read More

Cokato attorney Tom James’s blog | Many people are not aware of the many ways that peanut butter can be prepared for human consumption. Cokato lawyer Tom James shows you... Read More

The rise in popularity of nonfungible tokens (NFTs) has generated considerable controversy and confusion about whether and how copyright law applies to them. In this article, Cokato, Minnesota attorney Thomas... Read More

The U.S. Trademark Office denied an application to register “.sucks” as a trademark. The Court of Appeals affirmed. Cokato lawyer Tom James explains why generic top level domains (gTLDs) cannot... Read More

In 2020, New York legislators introduced bills to require book publishers to offer licenses to libraries to allow them to make digital copies of books (“e-books”) available to the public.... Read More

The crypto group Spice DAO shelled out €2.66 million – about $3 million – for a rare book. The group announced that it had plans to digitize the book and... Read More

January 23rd is National Pie Day. What better way to celebrate than by preparing sweet potato pies using the original recipes of George Washington Carver and the 1881 recipe of... Read More

Thomas James, Minnesota attorney shares some inspiration drawn from the Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and family background, including the influence of Martin Luther King, Sr. Thomas James Minnesota attorney... Read More