Genius not looking so smart after Google escapes liability for ‘misappropriating’ lyrics

Last December song lyrics website Genius sued (.pdf) Google and partner LyricFind in New York state court for allegedly misappropriating song lyrics from its website. It charged the two defendants with breach of contract, unfair competition and other claims. The case was procedurally removed to federal court under the theory that it was really a copyright case […]


How brands can engage with customers after checkout

Display advertisements, coupons, shopper samples and in-store promotions are some of the more traditional approaches marketers have taken when trying to catch a shopper’s attention and influence his or her purchasing decision. Today, some forward-thinking brands are investing in new technologies like image recognition and augmented reality (AR) to build omnichannel retail experiences that target […]