Social Media with a Side of Litigation

Remember Friendster? Maybe, maybe not. Social media has come a long way since 2002, and it is indisputably here to stay. And, as with anything which has such major impact on society, social media has also begun to become intertwined with the law. Businesses have to consider whether they need a corporate social media...
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Defend Trade Secrets Act Explained

Does your work involve trade secrets? If it does—or even if you’re not sure—there’s some new legislation that you should know about: the Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), which was recently signed into law by President Obama. Here’s some information about the act and how it may affect you. What is a trade secret? Like copyrights,...
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Copyright Laws Create Blurred Lines

By now you’ve heard that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams have lost their legal battle against the Marvin Gaye estate. A jury found in mid-March that Thicke and Pharrell’s “Blurred Lines,” the biggest-selling song of 2013, infringed on Gaye’s “Got to Give it Up” to the tune of more than $7.3 million dollars. The...
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The Value of a Civil Litigation Attorney

In the U.S., lawsuits can be described using two types of categories: criminal or civil. These two types of cases operate under completely separate laws and have vastly different legal processes. At this time, we will focus on civil cases the role and value of a civil litigation attorney. Specifically, a civil matter is defined...
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Why Hire an Entertainment Attorney

The entertainment industry is a highly contractual business surrounded by lots of legal terms and conditions. While entertainers are working on their craft, it is integral that he or she have proper legal representation, not only at the onset of a career but throughout all business dealings. When navigating through agreements, business relationships, intellectual property,...
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Three Benefits of Hiring a Copyright Attorney

So you created a wonderful new piece of intellectual property such as: Music Literature A Movie or Play Choreography A Photograph Sculptures A Website Or any other unique work or design Now what do you do? How do you protect yourself and your work from monetary or personal loss? You will need to explore the legal protection known...
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How to Protect Intellectual Property

Intellectual property can also be defined as intangible assets. Usually, intellectual property will fall into one of these categories: music, art, inventions, symbols, logos, designs, brands, or trade secrets. In order to protect intellectual property, you will want to register your IP, which will preserves the rights of inventors, artists, businesses, etc... Once...
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Victory for Internet Attacks Lawyer

Large Corporations, small businesses, and individuals are all concerned with their online reputation, and rightfully so! Reputation management and public image are just two of the countless aspects of our lives that that have been impacted by the internet. The internet and social media not only allows for people to create their own personal brands...
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2014 Super Lawyer Selection!

We are proud at announce that Lorri Lomnitzer has recently been selected as a 2014 Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters. Super Lawyers is a respected rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.   Ms....
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