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Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
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What is a domain name? Is it the same as a company name?
Porn Copyright Trolls Receive Punitive Sanctions
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Patent Series: Protecting inventions
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We are pleased to present the 31st edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we highlight cases and news addressing the inclusion of binding forum selection clauses in corporate...more
NCAA’s Request to Delay O’Bannon Lawsuit Causes More Complex Litigation
by Anthony Caruso on August 30, 2013
The National Collegiate Athletic Association has petitioned a federal court to delay the
Ed O'Bannon lawsuit...more
See, Black Flag's Greg Ginn Loses Injunction Against Keith Morris' FLAG
Meanwhile, court determines that Henry Rollins never quit the band. ...more
Maria Crimi Speth, an Intellectual Property and Internet Law attorney at Phoenix Arizona business law firm Jaburg & Wilk, P.C. discusses domain names. She describes what a domain name is and talks about how it relates to...more
STIPULATION AND ORDER OF SETTLEMENT WITH RESPECT TO ABSOLUTE POKER: IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED, ORDERED AND AGREED, by and between Plaintiff United States of America, by its attorney Preet Bharara, United States Attorney,...more
EMI Entertainment World, Inc. v. Karen Records, Inc., U.S.D.C., New York, June 10, 2013 -
District court vacates $100,000 judgment for copyright infringement, finding that parent company did not have standing to bring...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 New Jersey DGE regulations on fantasy sports games (N.J.A.C. 13:69 P ) can be found at: http://www.nj.gov/oag/ge/temporaryorders.html
An act to add Chapter 5.2 (commencing with Section 19990) to Division 8 of the Business and Professions Code, relating to gambling.
Legislative Counsel’s Digest:
Senate Bill No. 678, as introduced, Correa, February 22,...more
Many businesses fail to recognize that their original website content is valuable intellectual property and fail to take steps to adequately protect that content from being stolen or misused by a competitor. With little cost...more
Trademark Essentials, Registration, TEAS, Trademark infringement, incontestability....more
In this LEVICK Daily video interview, we discuss the release of the new documentary The Story of Fragrances with Jennifer Abril, President of the International Fragrance Association North America. Not just perfumes and...more
Ever wonder how someone is able to copy or use copyright content without permission? The article discusses the Fair Use defense while serving the public interest. ...more
Brainstorming and collaborating frequently produces superior work. For that reason, it is not surprising that many creative works, in the art and literature world, as well as in the business world, are the result of...more
Table of Contents
•Smith v. Summit Entertainment LLC
•Armstrong v. NBC Universal, Inc.
Smith v. Summit Entertainment LLC, USDC ND Ohio, June 6, 2011
•District Court refuses to dismiss copyright owner’s claims for (1)...more
Cet article porte sur une stratégie d'utilisation des méthodes d'indexation du flux audiovisuel dans le but de faciliter l'exploitation des droits d'une collection de documents numériques. Il s'agit de...more
“The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few.”
—Spock, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982).
The legal behavior in the porno-trolling collective was controlled by several attorneys, under whom other individuals...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
A musical group should start with drawing up documents to form a corporation, limited liability company, or other organization to limit personal liability and use tax advantages not available to individuals and partnerships....more
Work for Hire Agreement, Intellectual Property Contract, Intellectual Property Agreement, Hire Agreement, Content Creation protection, Asset Protection Agreement,...more
Part 2 of 2: In the US alone, thousands of copyright creators and/or copyright owners die each year. How many of these folks create a comprehensive estate plan, or even a basic will or simple trust? The goal of estate...more
Part 1 of 2: In the US alone, thousands of copyright creators and/or copyright owners die each year. How many of these folks create a comprehensive estate plan, or even a basic will or simple trust? The goal of estate...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
Peer to peer iPoker as conducted on the worldwide internet has received much attention given the ever-increasing popularity of the game across the globe.
Questions over the legality of such virtual online poker cardrooms...more