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Internet Copyright Protection Clarified By Landmark YouTube Decision

The application of copyright laws to copyright protection on the internet has been slowly emerging as a result of twelve years of litigation concerning the scope and effect of the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, enacted by Congress in 1998. In the first major ruling...

Trademark Law FAQs

Below are brief answers to frequently asked questions about trademarks.  There are many additional rules and guidelines to follow if you actually want to register a trademark, and you may want to consult an attorney to help you with your particular case. What is a...
J.G.Wentworth Publication Interviews Jim Felton

J.G.Wentworth Publication Interviews Jim Felton

J.G. Wentworth, one of the firm’s largest corporate clients, recently interviewed Jim Felton for an article in Present Value, the company’s quarterly newsletter.  Mr. Felton handles multiple structured settlements each year for J.G....

California Courts Lag in Going Green

Civil business litigation is notorious for producing mountains of court filings. Many lawyers seem to believe that if the papers are sufficiently voluminous, the judge will decide that the requests to the court contained in them should be approved. Worse yet, while...

Protecting Your Domain Name

Tired of cybersquatters, typosquatters and Internet pirates confusing your potential customers and diverting traffic away from your web site? You can protect your domain, using one of the three principal legal strategies currently available. The odds of success are...

The Dollar Double Cheeseburger Debacle

One of the hallmarks of a franchise is the level of control a franchisor has over the business structure and ongoing operations of its franchisees. The franchisor and franchisee, in theory, are playing on the same team, with the same goal in mind – to protect...