Riveles Wahab LLP

Forming a Subsidiary Company in the United States

This memorandum sets forth the steps required to establish a U.S. subsidiary of a foreign parent company. Although the Limited Liability Company is briefly described below, this memorandum is primarily devoted to the formation…more

SEC Unanimously Approves Regulation A+ Rules

On Wednesday March 25th, 2015, the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) unanimously adopted amendments to Regulation A. Due to its low dollar threshold and failure to preempt state blue sky laws, Regulation A has heretofore…more

Breakdown and Summary of Literary Option Agreement

With the speculative, costly and long-term nature of developing various literary properties (i.e., books graphic novels, etc.) for screen (i.e., film, TV, etc.), producers require an effective mechanism to secure rights for a…more

The ABCs of Entities

Starting a business under your own name leaves you vulnerable to liabilities, debts, and torts. It is one of the foremost goals of nearly all business practitioners to steer clients away from such personal liability through…more

Breakdown and Basics of a Non-Disclosure Agreement

Non-Disclosure Agreements (“NDA”) lend security to the dissemination and use of sensitive information between parties, critical during the development of a product or when sharing and disseminating research, data, algorithms,…more

Basics of Selling Securities to Finance your Venture

In order for your small business to raise funds from investors, it must sell securities, which are heavily regulated by federal and state governments. Hence it is important for any private business seeking financing to learn the…more
| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Privacy Causes of Action

An outline of privacy law that cites to potential causes of action, whether common law or statutory, with a focus on New York law…more
| Business Torts, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property, Privacy

Advertising Injury Coverage and Fashion Designs

Modern businesses today consider their intellectual property as one of their most valuable assets. This is certainly the case for the fashion industry, where brands rely heavily upon trademark laws in the absence of a more…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Business Torts, Communications & Media Law, Insurance, Intellectual Property

Top Ten Laws Any Online Operation Should Know. A Quick Guide.

Below is a top ten pocket guide for the top ten laws any operation (social, e-commerce, IP/UGC driven, etc.) needs to be familiar with now and for the foreseeable future. Having this at the ready won’t necessarily make you…more
| Administrative Law, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Moment it Clicks: A Deeper Look at the Case Law of Clickwrap and Browserwrap Agreements

Previously, we posted an article on the Top 5 Ways to Help Ensure Your Business has Click-Wrap Agreements that Work. Given the importance of clickwrap and browserwrap when it comes to limiting an online business’ liability,…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Business Torts, Commercial Law & Contracts, Science, Computers, & Technology

Don’t Lose Your Trademark When Licensing It (…or How Not to “Run Naked”)

For established brands, trademark licensing can be a very lucrative enterprise. It allows the brand to expand its existing markets or venture into new ones with little additional risk or investment. This was not always the case…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property

to Avoid Litigation Penalties, Why Data Retention Policies After #SocialMedia are a Must

Social media is business media. In 2012, everything from Twitter to Facebook are no longer relegated to the fringe of personal vanity projects. And to wit, company PR, HR, R&D, and every other conceivable department, has…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Electronic Discovery

Copyright Transfers for Businesses—Don’t Forget: Record the Assignment

When purchasing or selling a copyright one has to understand two major concepts: 1) a copyright is not a single slab of intellectual property, but rather a bundle of rights; and 2) sometimes it makes sense to give notice to the…more
| Administrative Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property

#Ediscovery & Biz Data Keeps you from Sleeping? Know Data Retention Policy's 4 Pillars. Primer.

Writing a Data Retention Policy may seem unimportant when there are so many other aspects of running a business that require your attention, but having one in place will save your company lot of time, money, and headache if it…more
| Administrative Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Electronic Discovery, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Canceling A Prior Registered Trademark Based on Quasi Use of Another mark. An Analysis.

Many trademark owners delay the filing of their trademarks with the USPTO, only to find that once they are ready to file, someone has already done it. It is a frustrating process which only underscores the importance of early…more
| Administrative Law, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property
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Areas of Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
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