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Exploring A New Category of Copyright Law

2022-01-04T15:12:28-08:00January 7th, 2022|News|

Intellectual property protections allow creators to safeguard their work against imitation. The two primary methods of protection are trademarks and copyrights. Materials like books, sculptures, songs, paintings, and motion pictures typically qualify for copyright registration. Trademark protections are most commonly used by businesses and corporations to protect brand assets.  Notably, trademarks and copyrights are not [...]

Understanding Your Ethical Duties with eDiscovery

2021-12-24T22:52:56-08:00December 30th, 2021|eDiscovery|

Attorneys have an ethical duty to preserve and disclose all information that may be relevant to a lawsuit. For decades, this responsibility primarily impacted paperwork, letters, and other physical forms of communication; however, the legal community has recently begun to acknowledge ethical duties for eDiscovery. In this article, we’re going to review ethical eDiscovery practices [...]

How to Discuss Mistakes with Clients

2021-12-15T22:18:58-08:00December 20th, 2021|Client Services|

Mistakes are an unavoidable part of life, but they can be particularly difficult to handle when they involve your client’s case. Whether you’re an attorney, paralegal, or legal support staff - there may be occasions where you have to relay news of an internal error. Client communication is always critical for the legal industry, but [...]

Case Spotlight: The Jackson Tax Trial

2021-12-10T13:19:22-08:00December 10th, 2021|Court & Process, Court News|

In 2009, singer, songwriter, and entertainer Michael Jackson passed away, leaving behind a sizable estate and some major questions from the IRS. In order to answer those questions, the US Tax Court began what has since been called the “tax trial of the century”. In this article, we’re going to review the development and eventual [...]