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Trademark Bullying and the Kardashians

by on December 8, 2016 in Intellectual Property, Publicity, Trademark

Rob Garson writes in the Observer here on an issue which touches on a great deal of that which we do here at GS2Law, namely establishing or protecting trademark rights. In this instance an argument is brewing between team Kardashian and their soon-to-be sister-in-law Blac Chyna. Robert questions whether  multiple parties can claim exclusive rights to a […]

Hulk Hogan v Gawker GS2Law in the Observer

by on March 12, 2016 in GS2LAW, Intellectual Property, Publicity

The Terry Bollea / Hulk Hogan v. Gawker trial is giving light to many important privacy and publicity issues, especially in reference to aging celebrities.  Rob Garson‘s opinion piece http://www.laviagraes.com/pastillas-viagra-mujer in the Observer gives his unique perspective on the spectacle in Florida.  Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, true to type, Rob’s view […]

Children, Privacy and Social Media – GS2Law in the Observer

by on March 4, 2016 in GS2LAW, Publicity

The law often lags behind technological advancement as highlighted in  Rob Garson‘s opinion piece in the Observer on whether the http://www.cialisgeneriquefr24.com/ privacy rights of children are being violated by having there pages posted on social media .  Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, it provokes a conversation.  

Apple’s Privacy Stand – GS2Law comments in the Observer

by on February 24, 2016 in Freedom of Speech, GS2LAW, Intellectual Property, Press, Publicity

The battle between privacy and law enforcement has come to a head in recent days.  Rob Garson‘s opinion piece was published in the Observer in which he states “While Apple may wish to elevate itself above the others in the telecoms industries and use the pretext of user privacy as its shield, this is a battle […]

GS2Law in New York Post in Hasidic Fashion Dispute

by on December 24, 2015 in GS2LAW

Michael Steinmetz of GS2Law was selected to represent the Defense in one of the most prominent fashion lawsuits in the Hasidic community. The New York Post in its article quoted court filings of receta viagra natural Michael Steinmetz that the lawsuit is an “ambush” of a legitimate business.   The case continues.

John Lane on AIA – Part 2

by on November 11, 2015 in GS2LAW, Intellectual Property, Patent

Prior use With respect to prior public uses and sales, evidence of such usage or sales anywhere in the world may potentially qualify as patent defeating prior art as contrasted with the old US statute where only uses and sales occurring within the US could qualify. The statutory language encompassing relevant prior art is also […]

John Lane on AIA – Part 1

by on October 27, 2015 in GS2LAW, Intellectual Property, Patent

Background to the America Invents Act Much has been said and written about the ‘America Invents Act’ or AIA, which has introduced the most profound and sweeping changes to the patent laws of the United States of America, since the modern day patent statute was codified in 1952, through Title 35 of the United States […]

The Constitutionality of a Lie

by on February 21, 2012 in GS2LAW

This blog generally covers issues of intellectual property—one of the strengths of Garson, Segal, Steinmetz, Fladgate. But this week, we take a slight detour as the Supreme Court hears arguments in a really interesting question at the intersection of First Amendment and information law: Can Congress criminalize a lie? In United States vs. Alvarez, the […]