Monthly Archives from November 2017
During his first months in office, President Trump has complained about people in government leaking sensitive or secret information to the news media. He has at times suggested news media should be prosecuted for publishing secret information. Is that likely? History gives one example to consider. Before the Pentagon Papers, the U.S. government’s most significant prosecution of a news media outlet occurred during World War II, arguably at the height of danger to our national […]Continue Reading
International Trademark Association’s Leadership Meeting
Crystal Broughan had the privilege of attending the International Trademark Association’s Leadership Meeting from November 7-11, 2017, in Washington, DC. She attended advanced level educational sessions and exchanged ideas with trademark professionals around the world. Meeting attendance was limited to members of the board of directors, past presidents and counsel, committee chairs and vice chairs, subcommittee chairs, committee members, project team members, and association leaders.Continue Reading
Shareholder Giselle Carson Reappointed to JAA by Governor Rick Scott
Marks Gray, P.A. is pleased to announce Business Immigration Attorney Giselle Carson was officially reappointed to the Jacksonville Aviation Authority by Governor Rick Scott on November 21, 2017. Jacksonville Aviation Authority Board of Directors is comprised of seven members. Three members are appointed by Jacksonville’s mayor while the other four are appointed by the governor of Florida. Each board member can serve up to two consecutive four-year terms. Ms. Carson previously served as Vice-chairwoman and […]Continue Reading
Happy Thanksgiving from the Marks Gray Intellectual Property Team!
Could the President Punish NBC News for What He Says Is a False Report?
A recent NBC News report said that the president wanted an almost tenfold increase to our nuclear warhead stockpile. Trump was quick to claim the story was “made up and “pure fiction” on Twitter. He followed that up with a tweet threatening the broadcast license for NBC. With all of the Fake News coming out of NBC and the Networks, at what point is it appropriate to challenge their License? Bad for country! — […]Continue Reading