When music gets licensed, remember that the name of the game is “slicing and dicing rights”. There is no rule book that says a particular licensing deal must go down in a certain way. Private parties instead fight for their individual rights. Read More.
Making a movie involves more than just picking up a camera and filming scenes for future publication. There are important legal considerations to keep in mind before recording anything and releasing it to a general audience. Read More.
Pelé, Maradona and Messi are world famous football players, but it was Jean-Marc Bosman who forever changed the game in 1995 and paved the way for the best players of this generation to become fabulously wealthy. Read More.
The news of the iconic toy retailer, Toys R Us, filing for bankruptcy has really dominated the business headlines, particularly as we enter the Christmas season. But if all works out well, Toys R Us will be around for a long time. Read More.
This month in Milan, the world famous Fashion Week was in full gear. One of the regular participants in Milan Fashion Week is the luxurious brand, Versace. The fashion industry paid tribute to Gianni Versace at the Milan show. Read More.
This month, the big news out of the late Jerry Lewis’ estate was the decision to disinherit six sons from his will. Jerry Lewis was a legendary performer of epic proportions. His decision provides good lessons that everyone should heed when making a will. Read More.
The NFL commissioner has significant powers when it comes to player suspensions. However, when Tom Brady and Ezekiel Elliott were suspended, their cases wound up being challenged in Court. Read More.
In the legal world, it takes a lot of time to get work done. And clients do not get to see the amount of behind-the-scenes efforts required of their attorney. The bottom line is that lawyers charge by the hour. You are not going to be able to get a trial for three thousand dollars in legal fees. Read More.
For 30 years, a Gooner named Matthew Reed sold replica sporting goods bearing the Arsenal football team logo outside the stadium during games. In 1999, Arsenal sued Reed for trademark infringement. Read More.
Borrowing money and taking on debt invites a whole host of legal complications into your life. Avoiding the debt trap by limiting expenditures on big-ticket items is one way to live free of these problems. Read More.