Form I-130 the petition of eligibility for a relative is usually the first part of the process used by a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident to start the U.S. immigration process. The I-130 is the form used to demonstrate that the beneficiary qualifies for an...
The creation of a piece of art, a drawing, a cartoon, a tv show, or any other creative work can be the result of an individual’s work or the product of the joint efforts of several individuals. In this context, if two or more individuals are involved in a creative process, it is necessary to determine what are the rights of each party.
I hope that understanding the process will make it easier for applicants to maneuver the complexities of the US immigration systems, when it comes to family green card petitions. On the hand, for those who prefer to get legal counsel, this guide will be a great refence to know what to expect throughout the process.
An immigration petition is one of the most important legal matters that a person may go through. It involves the most important aspects of a people’s lives, their stability and their dreams of a happy life in a country different from where they were born.
Getting resident status in the United States can be tricky when the applicant, also known as the beneficiary, has prior deportations or entered unlawfully into the United States. However, this fact alone does not prevent a person from acquiring legal status in the...
Celebrity influencer agreements are a special breed of product endorsement contracts. Watch as attorney Giselle Ayala tears down Shaq’s agreement with Papa John’s, in which the famous basketball player-turned-pizza-guru agrees that the company can use his image to create unique advertising content. There’s a lot to learn about how contracts can protect influencers and make big companies happy with their endorsement deals, so let’s tear it down!
Overall, when looking to protect the business name that acts as a symbol of your company, its reputation, and the goodwill that you have built, it is crucial to take several approaches to the matter, one strategy alone may not be enough.
PDF HERE A trademark is a form of intellectual property. It is a distinctive sign that can be created or adopted in the form of any word, phrase, symbol, design, or a combination of these things that identifies your goods or services. It’s how customers recognize you...
Por medio de este articulo se pretende explicar a grandes razgos el litigio pendiente ante la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos, entre la Fundacion Andy Warhol y la fotografa de celebridades Lynn Goldsmith, asi como abordar los parametros con base en los cuales la demandada, la Fundacion Warhol, defiende su posicion de que no hubo infraccion de copyright por haber consistido el trabajo de Andy Warhol en una forma de Fair Use.
The career of those who are interested in the film industry may start as an assistant for a big production or by doing some filming activity. However, whatever the path a creator uses to get into the industry, it is fundamental to understand the legal issues that may come up around the development of a short film production project. In this note, we will focus our attention to the issues related to Copyright.
Copyright covers a wide, evolving range of original works from music to architectural designs to computer software. We help our clients protect their copyrights and keep on top of changes in copyright law to provide cutting-edge advice.
Under the two-year home residency requirement who come the U.S. in J-1 status cannot become permanent residents, change status or get a work or family-based status in the U.S. until they return to their country of last permanent residence for at least two years cumulatively. Find out if your are covered and whether you can get a waiver.
Whether you photograph weddings, capture senior portraits, or shoot products, understanding key concepts like intellectual property, copyright, and trademarks is an essential part of succeeding as a working photographer.
Si llegaste a los Estados Unidos de forma irregular o si estas en un proceso de deportación una de las formas como puede arreglar tu situación es obtenido la residencia permanente, es decir, una “green card”. Esto por supuesto requiere que tengas a una pareja o a un...
The F-1 student visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows foreigners international students to enter the US to study in certain qualified educational institutions certified by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).
Children that meet certain criteria automatically gain U.S. citizenship when their parent naturalizes, this is called derivative citizenship for children.
Loosing a loved one is one of the most difficult situation that can affect an immigrant. Specially, if the her immigration status is at stake. However, there is hope! Widower have option in the U.S.
There are specific steps to take for a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to successfully complete an immigration petition for a relative. U.S. immigration laws provide a variety of ways for people to apply for permanent resident status, which is documented by means of a Green Card. A person may be eligible to apply for a Green Card through family, a job offer or employment, refugee or asylum status, or a number of other special provisions.
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Whether you photograph weddings, capture senior portraits, or shoot products, understanding key concepts like intellectual property, copyright, and trademarks are an essential part of succeeding as a working photographer.
Attorney Fee From $500Have you recently received an RFE from the USCIS? A Request for Evidence is a request issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to applicants looking to have an immigration petition approved. When you apply for a...
Considerations to form your business or non-for-profit. When starting a business venture you need to consider a number of variables, such as the cost of starting up and plans for the future. Let’s take a look of what to consider from the business perspective.
An uncontested divorce is one in which there is no disagreement on almost all issues such as custody, child support, division of property, debt allocation, and maintenance. Accordingly, in an uncontested divorce process, there is no litigation. Typically, the judge will simply sign off on the terms and issue a final decree of divorce. In an uncontested divorce process, there is rarely a hearing.
Understanding the duty of loyalty and what it means in “real life” is important for the owners of a business or venture, whether they are managers or not. In fact, even in the presence of limited liability, fiduciaries (like directors, managers, partners, etc.) may face personal liability if they breach their duty of loyalty.
The general rule is that you can print anything on a t-shirt that is under the public domain without infringing copyright laws.