Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

“The median legal spend at U.S. organizations is 0.40 percent of revenues, compared to 0.15 percent for their global counterparts…”

May 24, 2017

http://www.corpcounsel.com/id=1202787039745/US-Companies-Are-Biggest-Spenders-on-Legal-Services-Globally?slreturn=20170424151945

“Since 2010 [vinyl record sales] in America have tripled….Vinyl accounted for 76% of total album sales in 1973; by 1994 [1.5%] as compact discs (CDs) took over.”

May 22, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21722232-only-two-firms-still-make-lacquer-discs-used-mastering-hunger-vinyl-means-chronic

“Business- and first-class seats account for only 13% of transatlantic passengers but provide half the revenue.”

May 22, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21722223-restricting-laptops-transatlantic-flights-would-have-badly-damaged-traffic-airlines-have

“In [the U.S.] the consumption of soda per person peaked in the late 1990s, at nearly 53 gallons per person, and [is now] about 75% of that level.”

May 21, 2017

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21722231-more-governments-see-its-sugar-laden-products-scourge-coca-colas-new-boss-tries-move

“[The] copyright infringement claim can live long and prosper if the Axanar works are substantially similar.” (Paramount Pictures Corp. v. Axanar Productions, Inc.)

May 19, 2017

http://www.courthousenews.com/spat-over-star-trek-fan-film-headed-to-trial/

Excerpt:  A jury will be the final frontier for a fledgling production company intent on creating its own Star Trek movie titled “Axanar,” a federal judge ruled Tuesday.