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"Avatars" May Be The Basis For A Right Of Publicity Claim, But To Get To A Jury A Celebrity Has To First Show Substantial Identifiable Characteristics
In affirming the lower court's dismissal of claims by Lindsay Lohan and Karen Gravano that characters in the Grand Theft Auto video game are avatars of them, the N Y Court of Appeals...
United States
5 Apr 2018
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Recent N.Y. Ethics Opinions: January/February 2017
Here are summaries of ethics opinions issued October 2016 and January 2017. The opinions were issued by the NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics and the NYC Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics.
United States
15 Feb 2017
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How To Lose Your Legal Fee, Part 2: Legal Fee Forfeiture
In our February 2016 edition, we published the first of a three-part series of articles on "How to Lose Your Legal Fees."
United States
7 Jul 2016
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Supreme Court Rules On Availability Of Attorneys' Fees In Copyright Cases
In the US, attorneys' fees generally are not available to the winning party unless authorized by statute or the parties have agreed to permit a fee award.
United States
29 Jun 2016
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Recent N.Y. Ethics Opinions: May 2016
Here are summaries of ethics opinions issued in December 2015. The opinions were issued by the NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics.
United States
5 May 2016
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How To Lose Your Legal Fee, Part 1: Excessive Fees
For the most part, lawyers in New York are free to set their own fees. Except for particular areas where specific court or ethics rules govern—most notably, personal injury and medical malpractice—lawyers have wide latitude in setting the financial terms of their engagements with clients.
United States
10 Feb 2016
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Does N.Y. Judiciary Law §487 Apply To Arbitrations?
Owing to Section 487's harsh consequences and growing reach, it is important to understand how this centuries-old statute applies to modern-day law practice.
United States
6 Jan 2016
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Miracle On Eagle Street: New York's Temporary Practice Rule
To many in the New York professional responsibility community, it seemed like a Christmas miracle.
United States
5 Jan 2016
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New York Authorizes Temporary Practice By Out-Of-State Lawyers
Section 523 is very simple. It continues to prohibit lawyers not admitted here from "establish[ing] an office or other systematic or continuous presence" in New York or from holding themselves out to the public as New York lawyers.
United States
17 Dec 2015
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Recent N.Y. Ethics Opinions: November 2015
Here are summaries of ethics opinions issued June, July, and September 2015.
United States
9 Nov 2015
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Recent N.Y. Ethics Opinions: July/August 2015
Here are summaries of four ethics opinions issued in March and May 2015. The first three were issued by the NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics, and the fourth by the NYC Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics.
United States
4 Aug 2015
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Recent N.Y. Ethics Opinions: May 2015
Here are summaries of two ethics opinions issued in January and February 2015. The first was issued by the NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics, and the second by the NYC Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics.
United States
7 May 2015
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Federal Court Rejects Albert Einstein Right of Publicity Claim
In rejecting a right of publicity claim by Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which claims to control the rights to Albert Einstein, a California federal court has ruled that the common law right of publicity under New Jersey law has a maximum post-mortem duration of 50 years.
United States
24 Oct 2012
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