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Z-Burger Case Shows Value of Trademark Protection

It also demonstrates the value of having a written, executed partnership agreement. Also, note here that Mr. Tabibian federally registered the Z-BURGER trademarks in his own name. While this may have won him the first round in his battle to … Continue reading

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Theft of Intellectual Property

Yesterday President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinping of China announced that they had reached a common understanding to combat “cyber-enabled theft of intellectual property” As stated in the New York Times report of that “understanding,” the two leaders had … Continue reading

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Why you should Google your proposed new name

Or at least Google your proposed new name…..See http://nyti.ms/1IHFFDz

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SCENES A FAIRE

“Scenes a faire” is neither the title of a French ” New Wave” film nor is it a description of French President Francois Hollande’s personal life, in which he had four children with a fellow Socialist politician, then dated a … Continue reading

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LOGO DESIGN PSYCHOLOGY

See the following infograph: http://webmag.co/logo-design-psychology/?utm_source=websitemagazine&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter

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Acquiring and Maintaining a Trademark

  Acquiring and maintaining a trademark is much like purchasing and maintaining a home. Before they purchase a home, reasonable buyers will have it inspected. That inspection will, among other items, check the electrical system to see if it is … Continue reading

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E-mail Laws Around the World

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SECURING YOUR DATA

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal had an entire section devoted to Information Security. With that in mind, I thought I’d reprint my own post from last October containing some helpful hints in that regard: How do you, with a cell … Continue reading

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Failures to Communicate

There is a famous line in the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.” Such failures shouldn’t occur in attorney/client relationships. This issue came to my attention during a trip to another jurisdiction over … Continue reading

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Protecting Your I.P. While Doing Business in China

Because it may be the most cost-effective place for your business to have products manufactured with a satisfactory level of craftsmanship, you may want to do business with a Chinese supplier. If so, here are some suggestions on how you … Continue reading

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SELECTING A DOMAIN NAME

Frequently, a client will come to me and say that they have come up with a name that they think is great for their business or for a product or service that they intend to offer and have gone ahead … Continue reading

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When You Should Call A Lawyer

You wake up one morning after a thunderstorm-filled night to find your driveway filled with roofing shingles, the problem being they’re from your roof and you didn’t order them. You don’t think twice …you call a roofer. You turn on … Continue reading

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YOUR SECURITY IN THE CLOUD

The issue of computer security and your privacy when using your computer or mobile device went beyond the technology pages and blogs earlier this month when it was revealed that intimate images of dozens of celebrities including actress Jennifer Lawrence … Continue reading

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THE .TV DOMAIN NAME & THE STORY OF THE INTERNET

Actually, Al Gore didn’t invent the Internet. But we (the United States) did. The predecessor was something called the ARPANET, the concept for which was devised by one J.C.R. Licklider who was hired by the U.S. military to interconnect their … Continue reading

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