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Should video game publishers have to pay or seek permission to use copyrighted tattoos on their characters, or is it allowed under the fair use doctrine? That’s the question before a federal judge in a novel copyright lawsuit in Manhattan. Video game makers as well as other media producers that may include tattoos in their work should be closely watching the outcome of this case.

On Monday, May 14, 2018 the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) released a decision that will effectively overturn a federal law that has, for the past 25 years, prohibited states from legalizing and regulating sports wagering within their own borders.

Community leaders in Evansville, Indiana, understand that quality of place drives economic growth. Many in the community have worked behind the scenes to grow a vibrant and inclusive culture, but the public perception has not caught up to the reality of life in Evansville today.

Thank you for being a part of the authoritative policy discussions on issues impacting life and business in Indiana during the 26th Annual BGD Legislative Conference at the Indiana Convention Center on Dec. 13, 2017.

The Midwest is one of the most industrial and manufacturing intensive regions in the United States. Indiana, in fact, is the most industrial state in the country. We have been fortunate to be able to attract, keep and expand industry and manufacturing for many years.

The Interim Study Committee on Government met through almost four hours of testimony revolving around annexation on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2014. A vast majority of the testimony came from citizens who have been negatively affected by annexations.

Economic Development, services from/to utilities and annexation are inherently related; however, the Indiana General Assembly often ...

Recognizing Big Opportunities and Navigating a Complex Federal Approval Process

During a trip to China with Governor Mitch Daniels in 2008, a member of Beijing’s Chamber of Commerce asked Roy Budd about the federal EB-5 program. Budd is the founder and executive director of economic development group Energize-ECI in Muncie, and “EB-5” was not a term with which he was familiar ...



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