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L.A. Perkins Installed as President of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association

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Boca Raton, FL – L.A. Perkins was installed as President of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association by Judge Charles Burton during a Zoom virtual meeting along with other Officers and Directors on Saturday, May 16, 2020. The 59th Annual Installation Gala was rescheduled for October 10, 2020, as a result of the… Read More »

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A Trademark Battle With Oprah Winfrey

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Recently, Oprah Winfrey won a 5 year trademark battle over the use of the slogan “own your power.” In 2011, Simone Kelly-Brown, a life coach, sued Ms. Winfrey for using “own your power” on the cover of O, Oprah Winfrey’s magazine, claiming she trademarked the phrase in 1996. In this case, the trademark suit… Read More »

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Supreme Court Ruling On First Sale Doctrine Provides Business Opportunity

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On March 19, 2013, the United States Supreme Court in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 568 U.S.____(2013), addressed the question of whether the “first sale” doctrine applies to goods manufactured and sold abroad. In Kirtsaeng, a student from Thailand studying in the United States asked his friends and family back home in… Read More »

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Employers Must Use New I-9 Form

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On March 8, 2013, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published a new I-9 Form for immediate use by employers. Form I-9 is used to verify the identity of the employee and that the individual is authorized for employment in the United States. Employers must keep a completed Form I-9 on file for each… Read More »

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