Important Reasons To Register Your Copyright. Or, what to do if you think you’re idea has been stolen.
In this article, David M Adler covers how to properly register an original work, where to register it and protecting it.
Arts, Entertainment, Media and Advertising Law News – Protecting Furniture Design Keeps Getting Harder
Herman Miller, Inc. – a leading furniture brand and purveyor of the iconic Eames Chair Design – suffered a loss at US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) in its bid to protect as “trade dress” the design of the chair. The case involves a well-known chair design dating from the 1940’s, by designers Ray […]
TRAFFICKING IN TRUST: HOW TO ENHANCE AFFILAITE ENGAGEMENT Attendees will learn best practices, strategies, and tactics from a seasoned legal professional who works with businesses and regulators at the federal and state levels. We will break down the how, when, where, and what of disclosers and disclaimers as well as recent developments in privacy law […]
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin A client was asking “is it necessary to fill out all the paperwork to register a design even though the law says you already own it?” It’s a good question. Technically, under the Copyright Act as amended in 1976, the author (creator) of a work owns […]
Copyright Must Read: SKIDMORE V. LED ZEPPELIN reversed, remanded for prejudicially erroneous Jury Instructions.
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Hat tip to Joshua L. Simmons, Copyright Division Council Liaison from KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP in New York for keeping the #Copyright Bar up to date on important developments. From this week’s news letter is the decision in Skidmore v. Led Zeppelin involving a claim by Michael Skidmore, a […]
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Every business transaction is governed by contract law, even if the parties don’t realize it. Despite the overwhelming role it plays in our lives, contract law can be incredibly difficult to understand. Successful Interior Designers know how to manage the legal needs of the business while […]
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Digital Healthcare Continues to Evolve Widespread distribution of digital communications technology (phone, tablets, ultra-portable laptops, gaming devices) has changed the nature of marketing. However, medical practices and other healthcare providers are reluctant to use digital marketing techniques. While most industries move away from the distribution of […]
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Ever had an Interior Design client refuse to pay, not give you credit for your work, or use your design without actually hiring you? As unfair as these situations sound, the truth is they happen often. Poor planning, client management or incomplete contracts account for most […]
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Chicago, IL October 7, 2016 @Adlerlaw has been selected to compete in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Competition. From a field of hundreds of potential nominees, @Adlerlaw has received enough nominations to join the one of the largest competitions for legal blog writing online today. […]
Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin The 20 Attorneys Killing It On Twitter By Lisa Ryan Law360, New York (September 11, 2015, 4:57 PM ET) — Some attorneys have figured out how to use their Twitter accounts to build their personal brand and network with peers and prospective clients, while also pumping out […]