Protect your IP. Basically, intellectual property is any product or work that resulted from original thought. IP assets are some of the most important assets of entrepreneurs, artists and businesses. IP exists in the form of manuscripts, designs, artwork, your website...
How Endorsement Agreements Work?
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!
Copyright Issues in Short Films
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.
Trademarks and Copyright for Photographers
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.
Considerations to form your business or non-for profit
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.
How do I complete an Uncontested Divorce?
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.
Self-Dealing Transactions under the Business Judgement Rule (for owners and managers)
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.
Reparto de bienes entre los exesposos – Acuerdos prenupciales
Un acuerdo prematrimonial, cuya celebración es recomendable en muchos casos, no es una cuestión que deba tomarse a la ligera. Su confección y redacción técnica debe atender a la real voluntad de las partes que a él acuden, debe cumplir con los requisitos de contenido y forma exigidos legalmente para su validez.
Purchasing equipment – Key considerations for the buyer
All agreements should be in writing to provide security for the parties and to serve as evidence of their intentions at the time the deal was closed.
Small businesses struggles require a re-examination of New York City’s Regulations
Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 1000 news businesses have emerged. Those who lost their jobs or their stores took the crisis as an opportunity to start a new venture.
You are not partners anymore. What happens with your IP now?
At the of a business relationship, everyone wants to take his part of the deal and walkway. From the start to the end of a business relationship it is important to put things in writing so that each party knows its rights and responsibilities. The document describing...
Are the terms and conditions of my website always enforceable?
Every time you think about the use of a website for any purpose, keep in mind that once you publish your website you establish a relationship with the public. That public, which may not be as knowledgeable as you about the purpose, features, limitations, and content...
Do I need the terms and conditions if I created my site with Wix, GoDaddy, or similar companies?
Writers Should Protect Their Rights in the Context of a Collaboration
One of the most interesting personalities in terms of professions is that of writers. They get involved with a project and rarely stop until they are finished. Writers often write alone. However, there are times when writers find each other as a perfect fit to...
The Legal Protection of Street Art under VARA
What is Street Art? Street art is a unique type of art that has gained recognition over the years. Street Art is visual art created in public locations for public visibility, which may or may not be located in public streets and buildings. For purposes of its...