If You Sign It an Attorney Should Read It

May 24th, 2013|0 Comments

It is time for my post on having at attorney read everything you sign. It can be as innocuous as a Nondisclosure Agreement or a Rental Space Agreement for a hotel conference. I cannot tell you how many times clients and friends have come to me AFTER […]

Trademarks – Classes and Specimens

May 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

The United States trademark office groups all trademarks into “buckets” that they call classes or classifications.  All classes are identified by a number which is determined by the trademark office in accordance with international treaties. With most of our clients, we use […]

Ownership Assignment in NDAs

May 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Here is another reason to have your attorney read your NDAs. I have seen companies try to throw ownership assignment provisions in their NDA. This is not the standard provision that says the disclosing party owns what they disclose, but a full blown assignment of new […]

Use of Images

May 6th, 2013|0 Comments

So you found an image on some website that you want to use. It’s just a little image and you only want to use it once so you copy it. If you do not have a license, you may have committed copyright infringement. I am not going to go into all of the details of copyright infringement, […]

Double Negatives in Contracts

February 4th, 2010|0 Comments

I realized today that I have a pet peeve in contracts related to double negatives. Legal agreements [...]


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