9.16.2016

Week in Review

Your potpouri mix of business and legal news happening in the sports, music, film, TV, tech, startup, and business world. For everything from contracts to copyright infringment, read on...

Sapphire Raises $1 Billion for Investment in Start-Ups
Sapphire Ventures has closed on a $1 billion fund to invest in privately held start-ups, easing fears about a downturn in the venture capital industry.

Raleigh, N.C. • The NCAA's decision to pull seven championships out of North Carolina ratchets up the pressure on this college sports-crazy state.

Fort Wayne, Ind.-based Sweetwater in March sued Hello Music LLC in federal court for trademark infringement and says it has settled the case.

SAN DIEGO — A former NFL player who launched an athletic apparel company based off the nickname earned during his career, "Lights Out," has ...

The 11-year-old accounting fraud case against the former American ... A senior New York State trial counsel, David N. Ellenhorn, said that while ...

In a civil copyright infringement claim, many users of copyrighted material are surprised to learn that once the copyright owner has demonstrated that it ...

The “Stairway to Heaven” infringement decision came one year after a jury ruled Robin Thicke's “Blurred Lines” infringed Marvin Gaye's “Got to Give It ...

Remember when deadmau5 used to engage in David and Goliath-esque legal battles with monstrous enterprises like Disney? The latest entity to ...

Two photographers filed a complaint Tuesday against the band Mötley Crüe, alleging that the band and its merchandise vendors used the ...

I might have a bout agreement in the mail, but the money is bullshit," Rockhold said on snapchat (via Bloody Elbow). "When the money is right, I'll be ...

Slightly similar to the grants are contests that encourage startups by rewarding them financially. For example, New York StartUP! 2016 Business Plan ...

European court says linking to illegal content is copyright infringement. The facts of the present case were egregious but the law created by the court is ...

This Week In Sports Law: Lochte Swimming Suspension, NFL Concussion Protocol, US Open ...
Now, a Texas lawmaker intends to submit legislation to change the law and make it clear that entry fee fantasy sports are legal in the state. This seems ...






She outlined the Commission's efforts to address the risks posed by cyber attacks and reaffirmed that Commission staff would continue to focus on cybersecurity and controls in 2016.


Morgan Lewis
The enforcement action highlights the importance of complying with FCC rules with respect to a company's wireless facilities and devices.


The Law Offices of Daniel J. Hurson, LLC
With no fanfare whatsoever, the U.S. Congress has passed legislation, signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016, that could encourage more employees to become SEC, CFTC or false claims act whistleblowers.


McGinnis Lochridge
If you're in the high-tech industry, you already know that Austin is one of the hottest marketplaces for technology companies, big and small, from industry leaders to startups.


Paul Hastings LLP
For this reason, the inability of marijuana businesses to open bank accounts has become a growing point of contention between state and federal regulators.
Jiminian Law PLLC is devoted to helping clients in all areas of business, copyrights, trademark, sports and entertainment law.  Providing knowledgeable and effective representation are the keys to my success.  Danny Jiminian, Esq. is available for a free consultation if you call him at 917.388.3574 or 929.322.3546 or email him at danny@djimlaw.com.


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