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District court dismisses breach of contract and breach of guaranty claims against Warner Bros. based on Oscar-winning motion picture Gravity, holding that plaintiff Terry Gerritsen, author of novel by same name, failed to...more
A recent decision of the Delaware Supreme Court may be a game changer in the world of stockholder litigation. In ATP Tour, Inc. v. Deutscher Tennis Bund (Del. May 8, 2014), the Delaware Supreme Court addressed the validity of...more
In a story right out of the movies, complete with “poison pills” and “white squires,” the SEC announced on March 13, 2014 that motion picture company Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation settled charges that it failed to...more
The franchise model can offer restaurateurs plenty of upside, which is precisely why franchise restaurants blanket the country. As growth vehicles go, however, franchising works better for some concepts than for others. Is...more
A “fiduciary duty” is imposed by law upon parties with certain relationships dependent on a high level of trust and confidence. According to the Supreme Court of Virginia, a fiduciary relationship is established “whenever a...more
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Region C Contenders Have Lingering Process Questions.
The Commission held its 77th open public meeting on September 19. Highlights from the meeting included a discussion regarding Region C. Karen Wells, the...more
Suns Gain More Cap Relief Through Official Release of Michael Beasley
by Anthony Caruso on September 6, 2013
The Phoenix Suns will see cap relief with the official release of Michael Beasley, the 2008 No. 2 draft pick,...more
NFL Doctor’s Role in Concussion Lawsuit May Prompt More to Join Litigation
by Anthony Caruso on August 21, 2013
NFL doctor, Elliot Pellman, has served players for several years and made critical
decisions about whether...more
Often overlooked with the emerging entrepreneurial spirit amongst musicians, are the mundane (but necessary) legal matters associated with managing their own career. Remember, your band is your business. Treating it like your...more
Often overlooked with the emerging entrepreneurial spirit amongst musicians, are the mundane (but necessary) legal matters associated with managing their own career. Remember, your band is your business. Treating it like...more
The recently concluded 2013 regular session of the New Mexico Legislature resulted in legislation enacting several significant changes to New Mexico’s tax programs, the majority of which are business friendly. Most of the...more
The Lance Armstrong saga continues to provide many lessons for the compliance practitioner. A recent article on ESPN.com, entitled “Lance calls for amnesty program”, reported that Armstrong has come out in favor of those who...more
On September 25, 2012, Judge D. Michael Lynn for the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Northern District of Texas held that a “tail provision” for professional fees rendered prepetition survived – and was not cut off by –...more
In recent years, the U.S. government has vigorously enforced the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") against individuals and companies representing a variety of industries. Recent press reports suggest that entertainment...more
Mark Burnett Settles $70 Million Entertainment Lawsuit
Producer Mark Burnet, who is behind several popular television programs including Survivor and the Apprentice, recently settled an entertainment lawsuit brought by his...more
Could Social Media Put Your New York or New Jersey Business Lawsuit at Risk?
by Robert Levy on April 9, 2012
There is growing concern in the legal community that social media use by jurors could influence the way...more
The 9th Circuit has taken a another look at trademark law in the Internet era and determined that the use of a competitor’s name in Google’s Adwords does not constitute trademark infringement....more
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Work for Hire Agreement, Intellectual Property Contract, Intellectual Property Agreement, Hire Agreement, Content Creation protection, Asset Protection Agreement,...more
How to Form a LLC in Arizona
For many self-employed Arizonans, forming an LLC is the best choice for their business. Likewise for many sole proprietorships, partnerships, and other small businesses. LLCs—limited liability...more
The number one concern I have observed with our clients’ online terms and agreements is NOT with the substantive drafting of the provisions, but with the way these contracts (and yes, they are binding contracts) are...more
Your website can be a casualty of identity theft. Businesses spend substantial time and money developing web presence that communicates a look-and-feel that captures the businesses’ philosophy and mission. The look-and-feel...more
A limited liability company (LLC) is a business structure that combines the characteristics of a partnership with those of a corporation. . . ...more
Let’s face it, for many of us starting a new business on a shoestring budget the prospect of hiring a competent business attorney is little more than a pipedream. As a grassroots entrepreneur, I get that. But as a small...more
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