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What's Next in Health Reform 2014
Breaking Bad: Is Final Episode a Trade Secret?
Redskins Name Is an 'Ethnic Slur,' Says Lawyer
Fantasy Football: The Legal Reality
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
Social Networking: New Risks & Opportunities at Work
Inside NFL's Jaguars Owner's Fulham FC Purchase
What is a domain name? Is it the same as a company name?
Porn Copyright Trolls Receive Punitive Sanctions
Yankees' Lawyer on Manchester City MLS Partnership
Patent Series: Protecting inventions
Trademark Series: Use-based trademark protection
Trademark Series: Protecting your mark from becoming generic
Trademark Series: Matching your commercial strategy
Trademark Series: Building a global brand
Harlem Shake's Copyright Issues
Why Did Godzilla & James Bond Need Congress' Protection?
Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
New Happy Birthday Song, Copyright-Free
While most artists take pride in creating and protecting their works, many graffiti artists remain necessarily (sometimes famously) anonymous, since their art may also constitute criminal vandalism. In contrast to the...more
>LABJ Forum -- Go Westwood Angelenos?
>Ian Imrich, Chief Executive, Law Offices of Ian J. Imrich, APC:
"I've been working in Westwood for a decade and visiting longer, and it's not the cat's meow it once was. ...more
Plaintiffs are often confronted with the dilemma of prolonged litigation vis-a-vis losing their business to trademark infringement, competition, etc. Preliminary relief in some instances, along with other litigation tactics,...more
This week in New Miami news, New York Film Academy is set to open a Miami Beach campus, Miami issued an RFP to build and operate a new film and TV studio, and Governor Rick Scott would like to increase the number of annual...more
What is a deposition? Who may be deposed? Who may not be deposed? What is the time frame for deposition? Where could deposition be taken? These are only some of the questions confronting parties and non-parties alike in a...more
All hotels, health clubs and other public accommodations must retrofit their existing pools and spas with either a pool lift or sloped entry ramp by January 31, 2013, in compliance with the Department of Justice's (DOJ's)...more
As expanded gambling brings renewed interest and attention to horse racing, tracks need to be sure to not make a bad bet on environmental compliance.
In This Issue:
- Several pro teams are eyeing possible stadium replacements or renovations this year, including the St. Louis Rams and the Minnesota Vikings. What are some of the major stadium negotiation issues, either...more
The news that Donald Trump has serious plans for building a big TV and film studio in Florida is making lots of waves in various industries across the country. The development would be hugh, of course, but the true impact of...more
The Federal Crimes Watch Daily is a daily newspaper that discusses current federal criminal issues written by a federal criminal defense attorney....more
There is no clear consensus among the relevant rules of professional conduct, case law or the related ethics opinions interpreting the rules of the ethical responsibilities of attorneys regarding inadvertently sent or...more
From legal perspective, rescission of a contract is distinguishable from cancellation of a contract. Rescission reverts the contract to the day it had not been signed as if the contract had not been made. In fact, the...more
Erskine Summary: The IRS has privately ruled that transactions between a marital trust and a decedent's children from his first marriage to resolve discord between his surviving spouse and her stepchildren over the management...more