Yesterday New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio signed a bill (Int. No. 318) that amends the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) and will take effect on October 27, 2015.
Starting your own business can be both exciting and overwhelming. With what seems like a million things you need to do before opening your business, the legal obligations can often seem the most daunting.
To help navigate the complexities and legal risks involved in starting your own...
With so many misconceptions around intellectual property, it is time to know the difference between facts and myths. Here are the most common intellectual property myths:
Intellectual property is a unique type of property or asset, which may be different from what you normally think of when you think of property or assets. Intellectual property includes trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets. As explained in further detail below, a trademark protects...
Conducting business in today's economy is risky.
Some view risk as an obstacle. We see risk as an opportunity – but one that needs to be managed. Our clients partner with us every day to take control of legal risk and achieve their business goals. We are all experienced counselors, expert litigators, and current corporate General Counsels who understand how to represent clients cost-effectively and protect their assets.
ND&S Partner Christopher Santomassimo has been featured in CFO Studio's 2nd Quarter 2015 Publication for his participation at the CFO Innovation Conference & Awards.
Trademarks are among any business’ most valuable assets. Your trademark and your brand are your reputation. The more your business reputation grows, the more valuable your brand becomes. It is essential to protect your trademarks in order to avoid brand confusion.
Compliance Week 2015, a three-day annual conference in Washington, D.C. taking place from May 18 to May 20, will be bringing together compliance, risk, and audit executives from corporations across the United States.
Marco Gonzalez, Attorney at Nicoll Davis & Spinella LLP, has been featured on NJBiz.com "Cuba is opening up, but how open is it for business?" article .