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Copyright

States Given Carte Blanche On Copyright Infringement, For Now

Are states completely immune from federal copyright infringement actions brought by individuals? That question was just answered by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Allen, et al. v. Cooper, Governor of North Carolina, et al. Frederick Allen recorded videos and captured photographs of a shipwreck off the coast of North Carolina. He registered those works […]

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Contracts

Force Majeure Clause: Contract Language In The Coronavirus Outbreak

Heitner Legal is your one-stop shop for all of your Contract Law needs. Contact us for more information after reading this article. Panic surrounding the coronavirus outbreak has led to many questions surrounding what happens to a contract that was entered into prior to the shutdown in large parts of the world economy. Individuals and […]

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Trademarks

Needing A Trademark Registration For Amazon Brand Registry

Heitner Legal is your one-stop shop for all of your trademarking needs. Contact us for more information after reading this article. There are a number of reasons to file a trademark application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, with the ultimate goal of earning a trademark registration. Among the most important reasons for possessing […]

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Contracts Sports Law

When Is A Fee Tail, AKA A Fee Sharing Arrangement, Enforceable In A Contract

Heitner Legal is your one-stop shop for all of your contract-related questions/needs. Contact us for more information after reading this article.

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Defamation Sports Law

Background On Defamation Law, Courtesy Of Mason Rudolph And Myles Garrett

Heitner Legal is your one-stop shop for all of your defamation-related questions/needs. Contact us for more information after reading this article. Defamation actions can be the most emotionally driven court cases, where one party charges another for communicating (either orally or through written means) a false statement of fact that results in reputational harm. These […]

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Trademarks

Inter Miami And Inter Milan Remain Entangled In Trademark Dispute That Can’t Seem To Move Forward

Heitner Legal is your one-stop shop for all of your trademarking needs. Contact us for more information after reading this article. Inter Miami CF is the name of a brand new Major League Soccer (MLS) team set to debut in South Florida in 2020. Inter Milan is an historical Italian soccer club with worldwide acclaim […]

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Trademarks

Background On Florida’s Trademark Dilution Statute – Section 495.151

Heitner Legal is your one-stop shop for all of your trademarking needs. Contact us for more information after reading this article. Many states have adopted trademark dilution statutes that serve as grounds for the initiation of a civil action in trademark law. One such state is the State of Florida, which uses Florida Statute Section […]

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Trademarks

Top 5 Reasons To Hire A Trademark Lawyer In 2020

Heitner Legal is your one-stop shop for all of your trademarking needs. Contact us for more information after reading this article. It is our belief that there has never been a time in the history of the United States that trademarking has been as important as it is today. Thus, you will want to make […]

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Sports Law Torts

Myles Garrett Will Be Disciplined, But What If He’s Sued?

Defensive end Myles Garrett ripped quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet off of his head and swung it at him near the end of a Thursday Night Football matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns. After the game, Garrett admitted to his wrongful action, stating, “I lost my cool and regret it. It’s going to come […]

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Right of Publicity

Stop Saying That The NCAA Will Now Allow College Athletes To Profit

October 29, 2019 will either be remembered as the day that the NCAA signified a major shift in its position on whether college athletes should receive compensation in exchange for the commercial use of their names, images and likenesses, or it won’t. The bottom-line is that it is far too early to tell what the […]