ChiTech Academy Showcase: a motivated CPS tech-based high school

Earlier this month the Chicago Tech Academy held their first annual ChiTech Showcase for students, parents and supporters of Chicago’s tech-forward high school. Marcus Harris supported the event by moderating student panel discussions on current and future technology issues. Marcus commented on the event, “The Chi-Tech event was a tremendously rewarding experience. These young people…

Marcus Harris Participates in First Annual ChiTech Showcase at Chicago Tech Academy

Last week, Marcus Harris attended an organizational meeting to plan for the first annual ChiTech Showcase at Chicago Tech Academy. The showcase will take place at 5pm on Thursday, December 1st at the Academy when the students and staff demonstrate how the technology community transforms Chicago’s young people into tomorrow’s biggest innovators. Chicago Tech Academy…

Marcus Harris speaks on contracting and negotiating business software licensing with SAP

Software Attorney, Marcus Harris, on November 2, 2011, will speak at the fall meeting of the Canadian IT Asset Management Users’ Group (CITAMUG) in Toronto. The meeting is hosted by Ms. Sherry Irwin, President and Principal Consultant at Technology Asset Management Inc. and CITAMUG Founder and Chair. A frequent speaker on software license negotiation, Marcus…

ALI-ABA webinar: Drafting and Implementing Ethical Law Firm Technology Policies

Marcus Stephen Harris, LLC will be taking part in hosting the Drafting and Implementing Ethical Law Firm Technology Policies webinar on Tuesday September 20, 2011. The webinar focuses on responsible technology management.  The faculty will identify the latest legal and ethical standards of compliance for technology policies and provide steps for creating and maintaining up-to-date…

Nice shoes, are they Christian Louboutins or YSL knockoffs?

http://www.mshtechlaw.com/blog/wp-admin/edit.php?post_type=page The red bottoms of Christian Louboutin shoes make each pair instantly recognizable; Christian Louboutin filed a lawsuit against Yves Saint Laurent for trademark infringement when the brand’s 2011 shoe collection featured shoes with red bottoms. Louboutin claims that the shoes are virtually identical and are likely to confuse consumers.  Despite the fact that the…

Illinois Governor Quinn signs tech bills during Chicago’s TechWeek

Chicago’s first ever TechWeek gains momentum as Governor Quinn signs two pieces of legislation into law. The first bill establishes technology centers at each campus of Illinois public universities.  These technology centers are designed to help students who are interested in forming their own technology startup company. The second bill benefits early-stage venture capital sources…

Marcus Harris on LawTalkRadio discussing the Cloud and software selection

Listen to internet radio with ALRPRA Inc on Blog Talk Radio There are a few factors we should consider when exploring cloud computing options. Software and technology attorney Marcus Harris of Marcus Stephen Harris, LLC recently appeared on LawTalkRadio to talk about the legal issues you should note when moving to the cloud and selecting…