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Sep 18, 2017

Mister Softee Takes Hard Line Against Former Licensee

As a kid in New York, I knew Mister Softee ice cream. We all did. Like Pavlov’s dogs, as soon as we heard the iconic musical jingle coming from a Mister Softee truck we would stop everything and run to meet the truck to buy ice cream. The sound was as distinctive as a Harley Davidson mot...  Read more

Sep 12, 2017

Nina Javan Named Programs Chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the Los Angeles Country Bar Association

Nina Javan has been selected as the Programs Chair of the Bankruptcy Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. A two-year term, this position focuses on programs revolving around the Uniform Commercial Code, the U. S. Bankruptcy Code, and other federal and state laws relating to insolv...  Read more

Sep 6, 2017

Are You Ready for Some Football? – Insurance Thought Leadership

Joe Balice’s article “Are You Ready for Some Football?” was published by Insurance Thought Leadership on September 6, 2017. In the article, Joe discusses the rise of insurance policies in fantasy football, analyzing the legality of these policies and whether they bear any resemblance to gambli...  Read more

Sep 5, 2017

In-N-Out vs. Smashburger: A Juicy US Burger Lawsuit Invokes Multiple Trademark Law Doctrines – Intellectual Property Watch

Joe Rothberg’s article “In-N-Out vs. Smashburger: A Juicy US Burger Lawsuit Invokes Multiple Trademark Law Doctrines” was published by Intellectual Property Watch on September 4, 2017. In the article, Joe discusses the lawsuit filed by burger chain In-N-Out against Smashburger, which alleg...  Read more

Aug 23, 2017

Legal Inklings On Ink: Are Tattoos Reproduced In Video Games Fair Use? – Forbes

Joe Rothberg’s article “Legal Inklings On Ink: Are Tattoos Reproduced In Video Games Fair Use?” was published in Forbes on August 22, 2017. In the article, Joe discusses the lawsuit filed over tattoos on playable athletes in video games, and whether the reduction of a work is consi...  Read more

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