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Maintaining Your Intellectual Property in the Midst of a Pandemic

Businesses everywhere are feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as the virus sweeps across the globe. In the midst of a pandemic, owning a business still comes with the responsibility of keeping up with legal priorities. Now more than ever, it’s important to pay special attention to your intellectual property. Keep reading for a few tips to help you stay on top of your legal responsibilities. Protect your trademarks It’s easy to let deadlines […]

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The Potential Impact of COVID-19 on Future Tort Litigation

As COVID-19 continues to impact the physical and financial health of the country, the future impact on tort-based litigation could be significant. As a result of the financial, operational, and cultural changes associated with COVID-19, businesses, government entities, and professionals, are likely to confront tort claims in the context of property damage or bodily injury. Specifically, businesses, government entities, and professionals may find themselves the target of claims alleging that their negligence and reduced operational […]

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In the Profession: Courage Is Grace Under Pressure

Proud of our team’s work and courage in completing various, complex H-1B work visa filings while working remotely. Grateful for one client’s note: “Great news. Thank you, for all the hard work and persistence getting this thing pulled together – remotely, no less. I know it was a lot of work for everyone involved. We appreciate it! We’ll look forward to hearing from the government next.” 

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Verification of Documents Without a Notary

Fla. Stat. § 92.525: A Potential Alternative During the COVID-19 Pandemic             With the current travel restrictions and closures in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many litigators have run into a common problem: How do I verify interrogatories, affidavits, and other litigation documents without access to an in-person notary? Fla. Stat. § 92.525 provides a viable alternative to in-person or expensive tele-video notary services. Section 92.525 was passed in […]

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USPTO Extend Deadlines Due to Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (or CARES Act) was signed into law at the end of March 2020. Provisions within the CARES Act allowed the USPTO and the TTAB to grant extensions of time for certain filings. The USPTO swiftly announced last week that certain 30-day filing extensions are now available.  These extensions encompass certain trademark-related documents and fee payment submissions. New deadlines fall between March 27 and April 30, 2020. If […]

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You Don’t Need to Be a Professional to Make Money from a Photo Copyright

Nowhere in copyright law does it say you have to hold a degree to create original work. It does not say you need a resume or professional equipment to make money from a copyright of a photo either. What you do need is to capture a valuable image. That means being in the right place at the right time and snapping that photo from just the right angle. The other step? Register the image — […]

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