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Apr. 2014

Trademark Law

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Trademark Andrews Law trademark attorneys assist clients with brand identity strategy and managing the protection, licensing and enforcement of their trademark rights. We assist clients in the the preparation, filing and prosecution of trademark, service mark and trade dress applications at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  In some cases we work with foreign attorneys to provide the same protections internationally. We assist clients in determining the eligibili...

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Apr. 2014

Copyright

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Copyrights Once you put a concept into a visual or audible form, it automatically gains federal copyright protection. However, formally registering your copyright with the U.S. Copyright Office provides substantial benefit when fighting infringement cases. At Andrews Law, we handle clients copyright registration and creators’ copyrights against infringement matters. Registering your copyright Once you produce a piece of art, you maintain the exclusive right to print, sell, copy, licen...

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Apr. 2014

Contracts Law

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Contracts All companies, entertainers, athletes, and entrepreneurs sign contracts as part of their basic business practices.  Oral agreements and generic templates simply do  not cut it. Whether you receive a contract from a vendor, distributor, business  or want to create new contracts or update existing forms, the attorneys of Andrews Law can help.  We review proposed agreements to explain your rights and obligations, and can suggest alternative language and strategies to negotia...

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Apr. 2014

What does an entertainment lawyer do?

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Entertainment law generally involves motion pictures, television, music, publishing, and theatre. These industries have special financial, tax and business considerations that involve many areas of law including copyright, trademark, trade secret, rights of privacy and publicity, securities, tax, tort, corporate law, labor law, constitutional law, international law, and so forth. The law of copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents each play a role in protecting creative rights. Contrac...

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Apr. 2014

Business, Entertainment and Sports Management Lawyers

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Entertainment, Business and Sports Management Lawyers The entertainment world is exciting, stimulating — & litigious. No matter what your role in or around the entertainment industry…  — whether you’re a model, actor, musician in front of the camera or the brains and intellect behind it — creating the next blockbuster or developing the next Greatest Video Game — an athlete or internet entrepreneur… — you know that the balance between success and disappointment can...

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Apr. 2014

Why an Entertainment Attorney or Manager

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This is by no means a comprehensive discussion of the value of an attorney or manager to one's entertainment ventures. However, this is a quick note to one considering whether one is necessary when venturing into the entertainment world. The short answer is absolutely.

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Apr. 2014

Posting Music Online - Entertainment Law

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In the aged of digital everything new music artists have an array of formats through which they can distribute their work. They can post it in places such as Soundcloud or make it available for sale online through digital retailers like itunes, Amazon, Beatport, and others.

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Mar. 2014

For Sale By Owner

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Selling your home without a real estate agent is not something everyone should do. It is even questionable for those with the time, skills, emotional fortitude and ability to do such to save thousands of dollars in brokerage commissions. Three phases of a sale must be navigated successfully,  pre-sale, contract negotiation and settlement. Professionals are generally worth their fees. The presale phase includes the market analysis, fix-up, marketing and showing of your home. It begins by i...

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Feb. 2014

What to Expect after a Car Accident (Part 2)

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  ASSESSING PAIN AFTER A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT WHAT SHOULD I DO? (Part 2) by Sharena Deonarain D.C., F.I.A.M.A.  (link to part one) After the victim has been assessed by a medical provider, the most appropriate management immediately after a car accident and 72 hours afterwards is rest, ice and prescription or OTC medication. One should not perform heavy lifting, weight training or vigorous exercises as it will only increase discomfort. If at all possible, work should be restricted...

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Feb. 2014

Workers Compensation

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Workers Compensation We advocate on behalf of injured workers and their families to pursue maximum compensation and stability after an accident. Originally known as "workman's compensation," workers compensation is a system implemented on a state-by-state basis throughout the U.S., offering benefits to workers who have been injured in work accidents or have been diagnosed with occupational diseases. Workplace Injuries in Arizona Can Be Debilitating—Our AZ and CA Workers Compensation At...

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