Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law

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 [...]

California Civil Law Time Limits2020-12-03T00:38:09-08:00

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 [...]

Trademark Lawyer2020-12-03T18:39:29-08:00

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 [...]

Right of Publicity2021-01-19T01:42:17-08:00

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 [...]

Trademark Litigation Lawyer2021-01-19T01:59:09-08:00

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 [...]

Copyright Lawyer2021-01-19T02:02:05-08:00

Los Angeles Defamation Lawyer

WHAT IS DEFAMATION? Everyone has a right to not have their reputation damaged by false statements.  Defamation is the unprivileged publication of a false statement of fact that injures another’s reputation.  There must be a balance of interests between protecting an individual’s personal reputation and the freedom of speech.  The elements for the cause of [...]

Los Angeles Defamation Lawyer2020-03-28T11:15:34-07:00