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 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 & Lehman Brothers hit front page of the Journal

by on February 9, 2016 in GS2LAW, Intellectual Property, Press, Trademark

  In a first for GS2Law, the battle between Lehman Brothers Whisky and Barclays Capital has hit the front pages of the Wall Street Journal in the US and Europe. Margot Patrick penned a magnificent article charting the rise of Lehman Brothers Whisky, much to the chagrin (and distinct lack of sense of humor) of Barclays Capital. […]

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 […]

GS2Law comments in Newsweek Over MTA

by on May 12, 2015 in Freedom of Speech, GS2LAW, Press

There have been moves by the MTA to limit the content of advertisements that appear on its properties. In a Newsweek article Rob Garson of GS2Law commented that the MTA’s policy “could sanitize satire within the commercial context. As long as you’re saying, ‘Go and buy this,’ that’s fine. But if you’re saying, ‘Our shoes ar[en’t] […]

Virtual Rape: Israel’s Roadmap to Internet Privacy

by on January 9, 2014 in GS2LAW

Over the last few years the dissipation of a person’s image has not only become ubiquitous but it has been embraced by many. The impact on privacy or publicity rights of the Instagram culture will be discussed in a series of articles over the course of the year, which will analyze the law as it […]

Beyoncé’s XO Challenges Credulity

by on January 2, 2014 in GS2LAW

For one of the first times in my life Beyoncé Knowles has shocked me. It has nothing to do with philosophical conundrums over how bootylicious she might or might not be or why her “Put A Ring On It” video gives me nightmares. She has revealed something new to me, something that I have not […]