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Copyright Law: Overcoming Claims of Copyright Protection for Derivative Works
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • January 11 2018

In the recent case of We Shall Overcome Foundation, et al. v. Ludlow Music, Inc., et al., the United States District Court for the Southern District


“Reasonable Attorney’s Fees” Awarded On a Missouri Merchandising Practices Act Claim May Not Be Limited By a Plaintiff’s Contingency Fee Agreement With Counsel
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • January 5 2018

In Selleck v. Keith M. Evans Insurance, Inc., the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District remanded a case back to the trial court for


Choice of Venue Provision Upheld in Employment Contract
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • December 28 2017

After Reilly Company terminated his employment, Plaintiff Jeff Reed brought claims against Reilly in Jackson County, Missouri Circuit Court. Reilly


It’s not a bird or a plane So what do we do with it? Concerns and regulations increase as drone usage skyrockets.
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • December 20 2017

Reports of incidents involving unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), or drones, are on the rise. In October, for example, a drone crashed into a small


Gender Stereotypes Now Serve as a Basis for Sex Discrimination Claim under the MHRA
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • December 18 2017

Despite an uptick in advocacy, support, and inclusion of the LGTBQ community over the past several decades, as of today, discrimination based on


Court of Appeals Affirms that At-Will Employment Is Not Sufficient Consideration for an Arbitration Agreement, Refuses to Change Law
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • December 14 2017

In Wilder v. John Youngblood Motors, Inc., the trial court had denied the employer’s motion to compel arbitration of its former employee’s claim for


Bitcoin, Bankers, and Barriers to Legislation
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • December 4 2017

Its exact origins are somewhat of a mystery, but it is believed that Satoshi Nakamoto, perhaps a pseudonym for more than one creator, first developed


Clear Public Policy Must Support Doctor’s Whistleblower Action
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • November 30 2017

In Yerra v. Mercy Clinic Springfield Communities, the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Southern District of Missouri held that the trial court erred


Missouri Upholds Pollution Exclusion to Relieve Insurance Company from Duty to Defend Toxic Tort Claims Arising from Industrial Pollution
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • November 27 2017

In a recent decision, the Missouri Supreme Court for the first time considered the meaning and application of a pollution exclusion in a commercial


Senate Unwinds CFPB Arbitration Rule
  • Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC
  • USA
  • November 9 2017

It ended before it ever began. As reported in a prior post, in July of 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) enacted a new rule