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Intellectual Property & Technology Law

Important COVID-19 Updates

3/17/2020

For Businesses, Entrepreneurs & Organizations

CONTRACTS

The business impact of the novel COVID-19 virus outbreak has many business owners reviewing the "force majeure" clauses in their ...

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The Changing Landscape of Data Protection and Privacy Laws

2/6/2020

As online use continues to expand, and data use and collection increases, issues emerge around data breaches and data protection. Recently California became the first ...

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Ed Kidner Joins The Firm as Merger & Acquisition Practice Continues to Grow

2/5/2020

Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny announced today that Ed Kidner has joined the firm as an attorney, working primarily in its Business and Transactional Practice Group ...

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What to Pack Before Disaster Strikes

9/23/2019

We all know the statistic: over half of all small businesses that experience disaster will never reopen.  Despite this fact, many businesses don’t have ...

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Brand Awareness: Important Considerations When Licensing Your Brand

8/8/2018

 

Licensing your intellectual property can be an efficient and profitable way for your business to build upon its brand.  After all, allowing a third party ...

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I Received A Patent Infringement Complaint, Now What?

7/16/2018

You’ve just received a letter or a filed Complaint from someone who claims to hold a patent and which they believe you are infringing ...

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Should I register my trademark?

4/2/2018

Over the years, many business owners have asked attorneys the question “Should I register my trademark?" Of course, the standard attorney answer is “maybe”.  In ...

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Building and Protecting a Brand - The Legal Side

1/29/2018

In 2017, two significant US trademark registration cases were decided against the United States government and in favor of the people.  However, for most companies ...

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Limiting Risk By Requiring Website Users To Accept Your Terms Of Use

3/9/2017

If you conduct business online it is essential to have strong, binding terms of service.  Simply providing a link to those terms on your website ...

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I Received A Patent Infringement Complaint, Now What?

2/13/2017

You’ve just received a letter or a filed Complaint from someone who claims to hold a patent and which they believe you are infringing ...

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Privacy Law In Maryland: An Introduction

1/30/2017

The United States stands nearly alone in the world in that it does not have a unified, overarching privacy law.  Instead, privacy law in the ...

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