March Madness http://wesa.fm en Be Careful How you Use March Madness, Final Four, and other NCAA Tournament Terms http://wesa.fm/post/be-careful-how-you-use-march-madness-final-four-and-other-ncaa-tournament-terms <p><a href="http://www.ncaa.com/march-madness">March Madness</a>, Sweet 16, Elite Eight and <a href="http://www.ncaa.com/final-four">Final Four</a> are some pretty popular terms at this time of year. But legal infractions are a common problem for businesses that try to capitalize on all of the championship hype without looking at the copyright issues.</p><p></p><p>Dave Radack, vice chair of the Intellectual Property Department and member of <a href="http://www.eckertseamans.com/">Eckert Seamans' Board of Directors</a>, works with patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:02:25 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 26897 at http://wesa.fm Be Careful How you Use March Madness, Final Four, and other NCAA Tournament Terms Bracketology and the Rise of March Madness http://wesa.fm/post/bracketology-and-rise-march-madness <p>Workforce production will fall this month as employees around the U.S.become distracted by NCAA basketball. From filling out brackets to entering office pools, March Madness draws an audience more than any other sports tournament.</p><p>Pittsburgh Post Gazette Sports Writer Emeritus Bob Dvorchak says the event appeals to people that would not normally pay attention to basketball, or even sports in general. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:57:50 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 26192 at http://wesa.fm Bracketology and the Rise of March Madness March Madness = Academic Slump For Student-Athletes http://wesa.fm/post/march-madness-academic-slump-student-athletes <p>Millions of tournament brackets, underdogs, perennial powerhouses, more than $1 billion and basketball make up the spectacle known as March Madness.&nbsp; At this time of year, how much is the tournament taking away from student athlete's education?</p><p>Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Sportswriter Emeritus Bob Dvorchak says classroom time doesn’t seem to have the priority that it used to. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:37:20 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 25601 at http://wesa.fm March Madness = Academic Slump For Student-Athletes March Madness Brackets: 'Fun, Harmless,' But Still Illegal In PA http://wesa.fm/post/march-madness-brackets-fun-harmless-still-illegal-pa <p>If you win your basketball bracket pool at work, you might need that money to pay a fine — because it's illegal.</p><p>It might not be "madness," but a state lawmaker says it is "ridiculous" that filling out brackets for the NCAA basketball tournament in an office pool is still against the law in Pennsylvania.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:38:21 +0000 Kevin Gavin 5036 at http://wesa.fm A March Madness Upset http://wesa.fm/post/march-madness-upset <p></p><p>Tuesday night, in an unlikely National Invitational Tournament first round game, tiny <a href="http://www.rmucolonials.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=59499&amp;SPID=6516&amp;DB_LANG=C&amp;ATCLID=206828118&amp;DB_OEM_ID=13900">Robert Morris University </a>upset the defending NCAA champion, the Kentucky Wildcats. Robert Morris University Coach <strong>Andy Toole</strong> joins us to talk about the victory. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 01:00:00 +0000 Heather McClain 4188 at http://wesa.fm A March Madness Upset