Beware of Martindale-Nolo

I recently had the unfortunate experience of dealing with Martindale-Nolo.  They offered to conduct a “campaign” on my firm’s behalf in which they would provide me referrals.  I was willing… Read more »

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This issue of utilizing “fire watch” employees has come up previously for licensed Security Guard Companies, where they tried to utilize employees who were not principally employed as security guards,… Read more »

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Be Careful What You Post…

With ready access to electronic communications, defamation claims appear to be on the rise.  The broad spectrum of online forums giving individuals a place in which to air their personal… Read more »

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Trademark Defenses

First Use – use in commerce prior to registration by owner of the mark AND prior to first use in commerce by owner of mark. USPTO will allow concurrent use… Read more »

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What are copyrights?

Original creative work fixed in a tangible medium of expression.  Such as Literary Work, Musical Work, Dramatic Work, Pantomimes/Choreographic Work, Pictorial/Graphic/Sculptural, Motion Picture/Audiovisual Work, Sound Recordings, Architectural Work, or Software… Read more »

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