May 3, 2018

Evan Brown, principal in the firm's Intellectual Property & Technology group, was quoted in a WIRED article that examines the similarities between Facebook's new Dating feature and Hinge, a relationship app. Although the interfaces of the two platforms are nearly identical, Evan notes that copyright laws are designed to protect creative expression, rather than methods of doing something, so any infringement claims raised by Hinge would likely be unsuccessful.

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