Persons can be powerful marketing tools who can command millions of dollars in revenue. We are talking of celebrities and influencers such as Ariana Grande selling and endorsing products. Recently, two litigation cases have been reported about the unappropriated use of a person’s rights and likeness. The singer and performer Ariana Grande is suing Forever 21 for the use of a lookalike young woman to promote the giant retailer’s brands and, in a different case,
Only a decade ago, beverage options were limited for the consumer and the most popular were the ones produced by transnational companies with a global presence. Their wars of brands captured the attention of all. Yes, we are talking about the Coca Cola and Pepsi Cola days. According to the Forbes 2017 Largest Companies Global 2000 list, PepsiCo Inc., Coca Cola Co., and Anheuser-Bush were the top three beverage companies in the world, as measured by a composite score. Even though these
Deportation is a very painful event, especially if the individual has tenuous or no ties with his or her country of origin. It is definitely a life-altering event. Many deportees face penalties of 5 years, 10 years or 20 years away from the USA, depending on the particular circumstances of the case and the reason for removal. After the penalty time has passed, some persons may seek to ask the USA government permission to re-enter
La mayoría de los dueños de restaurantes y bares no saben mucho sobre las leyes derechos de autor y propiedad intelectual. Es simplemente un problema que no está en la parte superior de su lista. Sin embargo, esta falta de desconocimiento en esta area puede ser un error costoso que abogados sin escrúpulos pueden aprovechar. Uno de nuestros clientes llegó con una orden judicial para responder a una demanda de $ 100,000 dólares por infracción
Most business owners do not know much about copyright infringement laws, especially if they are immigrants. It is simply an issue that is not at the top of their list. This lack of unfamiliarity can be a costly mistake that unscrupulous lawyers can take advantage of. One of our clients came with a court order to respond to a $100K lawsuit for copyright infringement that allegedly took place in the little restaurant our client owns.