California-based streaming service Netflix is seeking a dismissal of a trademark dispute involving the publisher of a popular interactive children's book series. The litigation stems from a case that started when a Vermont-based independent publisher claimed that one of Netflix's original shows made an unflattering reference to its popular book series. The interactive feature film has a scene where a video game designer claims his fictitious work is based on one of the books from this series.
We have covered some of the reasons why business lawsuits surface, such as instances of sexual harassment. In this post, we will take a look at discrimination and some of the challenges that can arise in the wake of these allegations. There are many different types of discrimination and each case is unique, which can make it particularly difficult to handle a discrimination case. Moreover, the consequences of these cases can shatter a company, regardless of its size, by destroying the good reputation of a business and bringing on hefty financial penalties.
When you enter into a business partnership with another person in California, you need to have a certain degree of trust in this individual, as any profits or losses your business experiences will directly affect you both. Even if you have the utmost trust in the person with whom you form your partnership, having a carefully crafted partnership agreement in place may help prevent major problems down the line. At the Daily Law Group, we recognize that problems can arise when one party in a business partnership breaches a contract, and we also understand that having a partnership agreement in place may give you additional legal recourse in the event that this happens to you.
Californian business owners all have their own unique differences, but that doesn't mean you have nothing in common at all. In fact, one similarity is that many business owners run into situations in which legal help might be needed. What about you? The Daily Law Group is here to talk about the importance of having a strong legal presence on your side.
When there is a breach of contract dispute between businesses in California or elsewhere in the country, the result could be litigation. If the case goes to court, of course, evidence such as the original agreement and communications between the two companies is critical in convincing a judge or jury of guilt. However, a lack of evidence could be considered proof of wrongdoing, as well, particularly if important documentation disappears.
The point of intellectual property laws in California, the United States and around the world is to allow people to profit from the creations they dream up. According to the World Intellectual Property Organization, that includes inventions, art, symbols and more, which the creators may use in commerce.
More often than not, California business men and women make investments based on sound research and trust. However, it is not unheard of for even the savviest of investors to fall for investment fraud. If you fall victim of an investment scam, you stand to lose hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars, which is why it is imperative that you know the signs of fraud so that you can avoid it.
As a California business owner, you are probably already aware that a contract may be enforceable even when it is not written down, but by making a thoughtless or ill-conceived statement or promise, could you unwittingly be entering into a contract?
One of the most critical aspects of any business relationship is a contract that clarifies the nature of the relationship, who is responsible for what and under what conditions the agreement may be voided. For many companies in California, articulating the details of such transactions is critical in protecting the relationship, as well as keeping confidential information about intellectual assets private and secure.
One of the primary responsibilities that companies in Newport Beach have is to protect their clients' transaction-related information. Businesses invest billions in cybersecurity to ensure that this happens. Yet even with all of the security technology available today, data breaches still happen. How a company handles such a breach may determine what sort of liability issues it may face. Claims over data losses often come from individual clients. Depending on the size of a security breach, however, action can come from state or federal authorities.