You’re surfing the internet and discover that someone is using your original content without your permission. A popular remedy is to request the web host to “take-down” the infringing material. While there are many euphemisms for using the term takedown, in fact just last week I received a take-down request from my daughter who objected … More Taking Down Infringing Web Content
Clients select a name, logo, or other brand identifier for trademark registration in order to build and preserve value. While securing the trademark is critical for building a brand, the primary purpose of trademark law is to prevent consumer confusion in the marketplace. Enforcement for trademark infringement purposes requires a likelihood of confusion caused by … More Trademark Requires Use in Commerce
Yes, it has come to this. Social media account disputes. Employers, employees and independent contractors rely on these accounts to establish network connections and to promote business opportunities. Guidelines, terms and conditions at sign-up aside, the turf war pits these formerly non-competing parties at the end of employment or upon termination of their business relationship. … More Who Owns Your Social Media Account?
Business clients typically want their workers to be classified as independent contractors. The significant savings in employment taxes and employee benefits in addition to workers compensation premiums are very attractive. In Connecticut, the determination for state purposes is commonly referred to as the ABC test. To be an independent contractor, the worker must be free … More Employee or Independent Contractor? IRS Small Bus/Self Employed SG recommends incentives for voluntary classification