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If You Sign It an Attorney Should Read It

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 […]

May 24th, 2013|0 Comments

Trademarks – Classes and Specimens

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 […]

May 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

Ownership Assignment in NDAs

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 […]

May 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Use of Images

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, […]

May 6th, 2013|0 Comments

Double Negatives in Contracts

I realized today that I have a pet peeve in contracts related to double negatives. Legal agreements are already hard to understand and seldom in plain English. It makes it even worse when there are double negatives in the middle of a run on sentence. For instance I just read this, "the website is not [...]

February 4th, 2010|0 Comments