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To Infinity and the Moon: XPRIZE Final Round

On January 25, 2017, the XPRIZE Foundation announced that five teams will advance to the final round of the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a global competition to launch a private spacecraft

HP Recalls Laptop Batteries for Potential Safety Concern

Not every problem that arises with a product results or should result in litigation where a manufacturer acknowledges the problem, makes efforts to inform the public, and provides means to

NASA Research & Communications Status Quo (So Far) Under New POTUS

On January 24, 2017, Michael Freilich, the director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Earth Science Division, stated at a town hall meeting that there had not yet been

Charles Lee Mudd Jr. Selected to Illinois Super Lawyers

Congrats to Charles Lee Mudd Jr., Principal Attorney at Mudd Law, who was named to Illinois Super Lawyers  for the fourth year in a row in the category of Intellectual Property. The Super

Drones, Satellites, and the Battle for Global Interconnectivity: Facebook v. SpaceX ?

As commercial use of drones has made large gains in popularity, companies like Facebook, Inc. and SpaceX are turning their attention to the use of drones and other technologies to create

Pokémon GO: Legal Issues

As we discussed in our previous posts on Pokémon GO and the latest news, this new augmented reality game raises a series of legal issues.  Most recently, a Detroit couple sued