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CALIFORNIA CIVIL LAW TIME LIMITS

SERVICE OF PROCESS ■Serve Defendant after Complaint Filed – 60 days after filing.  [Source: CALIFORNIA RULES OF COURT 3.110] ■Serve Defendant Added via Amended Complaint – 30 days after adding.  [Source: CALIFORNIA RULES OF COURT 3.110(b)] ■Proof of Service of Summons and Complaint (proving to Court that you served Defendant) – 60 days after serving [...]

By |2020-08-19T19:40:43-07:00August 19th, 2020|Business Law, Intellectual Property Law, Personal Injury Law|Comments Off on CALIFORNIA CIVIL LAW TIME LIMITS

Trademark Lawyer

TRADEMARK LAW Trademark is defined as a distinctive mark, signature, or device, affixed to an article or to its wrapper, package, or container, to show that it is marketed, manufactured, grown, or selected by a particular person, firm, or corporation. A Trademark is an insignia, which serves as a guarantee that the product is authentic [...]

By |2020-06-10T23:41:32-07:00June 10th, 2020|Business Law, Intellectual Property Law|Comments Off on Trademark Lawyer

Entertainment Industry: New Business Liabilities And Insurance Issues Related To COVID-19

In this workshop seasoned attorney and litigator Justin Sterling, Esq, founder of The Sterling Firm (thesterlingfirm.com), will address what producers and other creative business owners need to know about their liabilities with regard to Covid-19, as well as issues and challenges involved in working with insurance companies in this difficult period of time. Every business [...]

By |2020-05-24T19:33:27-07:00May 24th, 2020|Business Law, Coronavirus Legal Resources, Entertainment & Media Law|Comments Off on Entertainment Industry: New Business Liabilities And Insurance Issues Related To COVID-19

Right of Publicity

Publicity Rights The right of publicity allows a person to have a monopoly on their image.  People work hard to improve their valuable public image and their ability to publicize themselves.   The right of publicity allows an individual to control and profit from the commercial use of his or her name, likeness, and persona.  The [...]

By |2020-05-17T13:57:46-07:00May 17th, 2020|Business Law, Entertainment & Media Law, Intellectual Property Law, Personal Injury Law|Comments Off on Right of Publicity

Trademark Litigation Lawyer

Trademark Litigation In trademark litigation‚ a frequent issue is whether or not a likelihood of confusion exists between two trademarks. Many factors are considered in this determination‚ but the two primary factors are the similarity of the trademarks and the similarity of the goods or services. If a typical consumer is confused between the two [...]

By |2020-05-17T11:56:42-07:00May 17th, 2020|Business Law, Intellectual Property Law|Comments Off on Trademark Litigation Lawyer

Copyright Lawyer

Copyright Law Brief History of Copyright Many entertainment and business professionals deal mostly with copyright law.  The word “copy-right” essentially means the right to copy. Originally, copyright was a right only held by authors and it only covered copying. Copyright was developed from the U.S. Constitution which states: “The Congress shall have the power to [...]

By |2020-06-10T23:46:03-07:00May 15th, 2020|Business Law, Entertainment & Media Law, Intellectual Property Law|Comments Off on Copyright Lawyer