House plans and copyright: Sometimes it doesn't pay to 'shop around'

Steven Z. Raber

It is important to understand what materials and ideas are protected under copyright.

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Should Business Entities Be Added to Divorce Proceedings?

John "Jay" G. White, III.

Two scenarios highlight the types of issues that arise when trying to determine whether business entities should be added to divorce proceedings.

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When is a Background Search not a Background Search?

Maria Greco Danaher

Find out how social media and other electronic searches affect background searches.

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Avoiding These Common Contract Administration Issues May Lessen the Likelihood of Claims

William R. Mauck, Jr.

William Mauck, Jr describes the three most common mistakes he sees repeated by general contractors and subcontractors during the administration of a project.

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Copyright: Infringement v. Homage: Pharrell Williams, et al. v. Bridgeport Music Inc., et. al.

Callie L. Pioli

"The music industry did not get far into 2015 before delivering a blockbuster copyright case."

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GEICO Commercial Accusation Makes for Good Copy but a Poor Copyright Claim

Rob Tyler & Robert Michaux

"A claim of copyright infringement requires a showing that the defendant has, without authorization, copied something protected by a valid copyright."

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Laptop Computer Theft: Managing the Risk of the Unauthorized Disclosure of Confidential Client Information

Thomas J. Shroyer & Terese A. West

"Today, cybercrime and other forms of data theft are commonplace. Laptop computer theft is epidemic."

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Pre-Filing Advice for Individual Chapter 11 Debtors: Practical Tips and Pitfalls

Jeffrey C. Toole

"An individual Chapter 11 debtor faces many unsettled problems – problems that may jeopardize the debtor’s ability to reorganize successfully or that may require the debtor to pay more to creditors than the debtor hoped or expected."

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Robin L. Main, Providence "Lawyer of the Year" for environmental law 2015

by Maggie Burch

Q & A with Robin L. Main on how Hinckley Allen finds reward in cleaning up Rhode Island—one case at a time.

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Safeguarding a Patient’s Right to Secure and Reliable Medicine

by Sean Stonefield

Perennial powerhouse Lubin & Meyer continues to obtain record recoveries for injured victims.

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All in the Family

by Johanna Marmon

Mary Ferriter knows that navigating the complicated terrain of family law means using your head—and your heart.

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Serving Clients and the Community

by Johanna Marmon

To Pat Jones, the law isn't just a career—it's a vocation, one that calls him to serve the community both on the job and off.

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Michelle Behnke, Madison "Lawyer of the Year" for real estate law 2015

by Maggie Burch

Madison's 2015 Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" on how a personalized approach and business know-how make all the difference for her commercial real estate clients.

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An Uneasy Union

by Eva Saviano

As Wisconsin becomes the 25th right-to-work state, the future of unions is uncertain. But should labor be sorry to see them go?

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Closed Sessions Under Texas Open Meetings Law

Gary Lawson and A.D. “Gus” Fields

Gary B. Lawson and A.D. Gus Fields give insight into how closed sessions have to be conducted in Texas.

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In The News 2015 - New England

Compiled by Best Lawyers

Notable news of listed lawyers in and around New England

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