To say that sports agency is as hyper-competitive as Michael Jordan during a game of H-O-R-S-E… is an understatement. From free groceries to flashy sports cars – sports lore is chock-full of tales of agents breaking laws and behaving badly. Applying these stories – some that are stranger than fiction – lawyers can show their clients concrete examples of the penalties for crossing the ethical and fiduciary bright-line rules in pursuit of that BIG commission.
In this eloquent & entertaining CLE program, Peter Afrasiabi details how the automotive industry has used trade dress law to protect their automobile designs and unique parts.
In this entertaining CLE course, Mark Reichenthal will start by providing a brief recap of copyrights, trademarks, patents & trade secrets. Mark also stresses the importance of teaching employees about IP issues and establishing systems to help employees protect valuable intangible assets.
Forensic accounting & business valuation expert Cheryl Kessler makes it easy for attorneys to understand the answer to the main question – does the business have value?
Everything from iPhones to flashy new rims for your car are manufactured by American companies overseas then distributed domestically and abroad. In this round table discussion, you will learn how to best protect your business client’s products that are distributed and manufactured in China and abroad.
In this CLE course, Dr. David Cannon will mainly address the challenges of selecting a jury in a Facebook world, the key social media platforms to search and how to rate your potential jurors.
With the expansion of social media and digital advertising – and increasingly more brands turning to novel means to promote their products – the right of publicity has taken on even greater importance. In this CLE course, Rick Kurnit shares his knowledge and experience as he mainly discusses brands, content & advertising in our digital world, how the right of publicity clashes with the First Amendment, advertising vs.editorial content, commercial use and the transformative standard.
Franchise law is a specialized area of law that is fairly regulated by both federal law and various state laws. Knowing the intricacies of how franchising and franchise law work can enhance your skill sets as a practitioner and help you better assist your business clients. Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) The Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) must include 23 items and it includes…
Just because a person installs some software on the neighbor’s computer does not make them a digital forensics expert. And when your client is looking at 30 years in prison, this is not the person you want to retain as the digital forensics expert in your next case. Digital Forensics There is a tremendous knowledge gap in our legal system today when…
A wife is murdered in her own home. The husband claims he tried to stop the intruder but the large man over powered him and tied him up to a chair. But the wife’s Fitbit tells a different version of the story than the tale that the husband presents. As the police investigate the case and harness the digital information created by…