Copyright Infringement. Misappropriation. Reality TV Shows.

Copyright Infringement. Reality TV Shows. Misappropriation. “They stole my idea!”  The other day I got a call from a writer who alleged that a network stole the idea for one of his reality TV shows. He said to me, “I want to go after these guys for copyright...

Technology. YouTube.

Technology.  YouTube. You Tube and Technology. I love technology. It’s a wonderful tool, which makes our lives easy, fun, and more efficient. We use technology to communicate, to market, to create, to learn, and to share with others. It’s hard to imagine what we would...

Confidentiality Agreement. Breach of Contract. Legal Documents. Contract Law. Contract. Facebook.

Confidentiality Agreement. Facebook. Time, and time again, we’ve seen celebrities, politicians and other public figures embroiled in controversy over Tweets or Facebook posts that have us scratching our heads and asking – why? But social media blunders...

Breach of Contract. Contract Law. Contracts. Verbal Agreement.

Breach Contract. Verbal Agreement. Is a verbal agreement a binding contract?  Absolutely.  Oral agreements are enforceable, so be careful what you say. While it does depend on the jurisdiction (each state has different contract rules), most jurisdictions recognize...

Contractor Contracts. Written Contract. Business Law. Copyright Protection.

Common Business Law Mistake. A big mistake often made my business owners and entrepreneurs is signing agreements (or any document) without first reading them carefully and/or understanding what they read.  In this day and age, it seems hard to believe that any savvy...