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 […]

Rob Garson on the Brexit Vote in the Observer

by on June 24, 2016 in GS2LAW

Rob Garson‘s opinion piece on Britain’s vote to leave the European Union in the Observer. While not the opinion of the firm, it is an interesting analysis of this monumental decision. 

GS2 Law in the Observer on Brexit

by on June 19, 2016 in GS2LAW, Press

Rob Garson‘s article in the Observer on Brexit, while not the official views of the firm, gives a good insight into the impending vote.

GS2Law in the Observer on Panama Papers and Whistleblowers

by on May 17, 2016 in GS2LAW, Press, Publicity, Whistleblower

In the wake of the Panama Papers  Rob Garson‘s opinion piece in the Observer contrasts mass leaks with the CFTC Whistleblower Program.  Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, feel free to agree.

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 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 […]

Gs2Law on Yahoo Finance TV

by on February 13, 2016 in GS2LAW, Intellectual Property, Press, Trademark

Rob Garson of GS2Law was interviewed on Yahoo Finance TV with regards to explosive growth of Lehman Brothers Whisky, which GS2Law has successfully represented over the past two years. The interview can be seen here.

GS2Law in Newsweek Over MTA Adverts

by on June 26, 2015 in Freedom of Speech, GS2LAW, Press

Rob Garson was asked to comment in Newsweek on the MTA’s retroactive decision to ban a pro-muslim advertisement. Garson said the MTA has “decided to use a sledgehammer to crack a nut.” “They don’t want to be making these tough decisions…. Its much easier to put things into an all or nothing situation from their policing […]

The English Rule vs US Sanctions Quandary

by on October 16, 2013 in GS2LAW

“Oh no Mr. Garson, that’s the English model!” Exclaims the judge, appalled at my suggestion that the losing party ought pay the legal fees and costs of my winning client. At that point, the ugly reality dawned that for many Americans, suing on baseless claims has only upside, defending spurious suits is not incentivized and […]

Paula Deen & The Dirty T-Word

by on July 1, 2013 in GS2LAW

The words that precede practically every deposition are: “Do you solemnly state that the testimony you will give in this deposition proceeding will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?” If that statement or oath is to be upheld properly, a deponent (a person being deposed), should feel free to tell […]

The Death Knell of A Noble Profession – Time for the Judiciary to Act

by on May 21, 2013 in GS2LAW

I remember it clearly, first night of Chanukah 2007, the major cuts to Very High Cost Cases were announced, and I arrived home in a funk to the welcoming news that my wife was pregnant with our first child. At that moment I knew that being the breadwinner as a criminal defense barrister (the wig […]