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Aaron R. Parthemer Allegedly Assisted in the Sale of over $5 Million in Unregistered Stocks to Football Players without Proper Due Diligence and Disclosure of Conflicts Aaron Parthemer, a former Wells Fargo adviser and Miami Beach nightclub owner, allegedly assisted in the sales of over $5 million in unregistered stocks to pro football players without having conducted due dilige ...
Pittsburgh Employment Lawyer Pittsburgh employment lawyer at the Lamberton Law Firm, LLC represent people in need of an employment discrimination attorney for employment retaliation & harassment cases. United States employment laws say that employers can’t discriminate or retaliate against employees because of race, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion or disability.
Who is an IP firm’s patent prosecution client when the firm represents a limited liability company and one of its members is the sole inventor? Does the answer change if the LLC is never actually formed, and no one ever advises the law firm? Those are just two questions that appear to be at the center of a malpractice lawsuit filed recently by a Massachusetts business against the IP law firm of .
It says a lot when the busiest patent judge in the United States calls a patent lawsuit “the clearest example of an exceptional case” he has ever seen. That is precisely what happened earlier this week, when Judge Rodney Gilstrap of the Eastern District of Texas, who personally handles one-quarter of all patent cases filed nationwide, awarded a defendant nearly $500,000 in at ...
Email marketing is awesome. It has the highest return on investment of any marketing channel. Better than social media. Better than PPC. So what would an email marketing campaign look like for your law firm? Earlier this week, I wrote a post over at Lawyerist on automated email campaigns to send, and today I wanted to explore that topic a bit further.
Negotiating a fair car accident settlement with USAA. While many people attempt to handle their own car accident injury claim without a lawyer, it’s important that you understand how the process works (as well as the risks involved). One mistake could jeopardize your entire claim. Can I Negotiate a Settlement with USAA? Founded in 1922, the United Services Automobile Associat ...
The following are a few things to consider when filing a St. Louis car accident lawsuit. No matter how strong your case is, you need to consider several factors before you file the suit. Most importantly, you need to think about where to file it. For this reason, among others, an experienced St. Louis car accident lawyer can prove to be invaluable.
Today, we’re diving into blogging and law firm SEO from the perspective of “I want to get more clients for my law practice via the Internet.” When it comes to building traffic and getting clients via search engines, blogging is a sustainable way to get you there. When I say “sustainable” I mean, it’s not a cheap, “black-hat” SEO trick that gets you traffic one mo ...
I have lived and worked in the Washington, D.C. metro area my entire adult life. Washington is notorious for its traffic. The math for my office commute is simple. Ten hours per week. 500 hours per year. For 30 years. That’s 15,000 hours–or 1.71 years of my life–just going to and from the office. I know I am not alone.
2017 is going to be the year. It will be the year your firm starts getting serious about X. If X for your firm happens to be: Getting more potential clients Improving the client intake process Converting more potential clients and intakes to retained clients Then, this is the post for you.
A recent patent malpractice action filed in federal court in New York against an IP firm raises once again the issue of subject matter conflicts between concurrent clients in prosecuting patent applications in a similar field of technology. The issue of subject matter conflicts in concurrent patent representation continues to be an area of significant interest–and concern–for I ...
At the risk of sounding like a broken record, since it is the New Year I thought it would be helpful to remind you all, again, of what is in my opinion the First Commandment of Ethics: Thou Shalt Communicate With Thy Clients. Seriously. Clients do not like to be ignored by their attorneys. This means that when they call or write about the status of their matter, they expect a response—and fast.
With over 11,000,000 pledges made, people across the nation are making roads safer through their commitment to It Can Wait. To take part of this movement, you take a photo of yourself with “It Can Wait” written on your hand to show the world that you pledge to never drive distracted again. Texting and Driving: Why Do People Do It? According to and article in Time, “Why People ...
The three-year ethics saga between Matthew Swyers, owner of The Trademark Company, and the USPTO’s Office of Enrollment and Discipline (OED), ended with a whisper, with Mr. Swyers agreeing to resign from practicing before the USPTO. By entering into what is called an “exclusion on consent” agreement, Mr. Swyers voluntarily gives up the ability to provide U.S.
Congratulations to attorney Jeff Rasansky for being named to 2018’s list of The Best Lawyers in America! Dallas personal injury attorney Jeff Rasansky has officially been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in plaintiff’s personal injury litigation.
The Federal Circuit on Friday affirmed a district court’s order imposing sanctions against a Colorado patent attorney and his patentee client for vexatious litigation. Doubling down, the Federal Circuit imposed its own sanctions for what it says was a frivolous appeal. See Walker v. Health International Corp., No. 15-1676 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 6, 2017).
On August 5, 2016, the USPTO Director issued a Final Order reversing an administrative law judge’s initial decision, which had suspended a practitioner for 18 months. The Final Order held the OED Director violated USPTO precedent and mandatory rules regarding reciprocal discipline—37 C.F.R. § 11.24.
The Boston Planning and Development Agency recently released the Downtown Waterfront District Municipal Waterfront Plan (the “Waterfront Plan”). While virtually the entire Boston Harbor Waterfront is subject to Chapter 91 jurisdiction, municipalities are allowed to modify Chapter 91 regulations, as recently amended and promulgated by MassDEP, by enacting municipal harbor plans.
Whenever I browse Quora for anything related to the legal profession, I will invariably find myself reading an answer by Jennifer Ellis. With over 8,700 answers, Ms. Ellis, at attorney at Lowenthal & Abrams, is one of the most prolific answerers on the platform, having been given an award as a Top Writer for the last three years.
Today, on third consideration, the Pennsylvania Senate passed SB 383 with the anti-gun amendments, which I previously wrote about earlier today. It is now imperativ ...