Contests. Online Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes. Lottery. Facebook.

Facebook. Contests. Sweepstakes. What do Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter have in common? They all allow their participants an opportunity to create contests, sweepstakes, and other games of chance using their online venues. One of my very successful...

Trademarks. Registered Trademark.Tavern on the Green.

Trademarks. Registered Trademark. The protection of your Trademarks is REALLY important. Why? Because if you don’t protect them, someone else will. And you may not be as lucky as the owner of Tavern on the Green to get your trademarks back. A registered trademark is...

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...

Twitter. Courtney Love. Defamation. Libel.

Twitter. Courtney Love. Defamation. Libel. Do you like to voice your opinion … on Twitter?  Do you sometimes feel the need to rant about certain issues, people, places, or things–via social media?  Celebrities seem to be doing this quite often, as of late....

Happy Birthday. Gratitude. Francine Ward. Copyright. Intellectual Property.

Happy Birthday to Me — Francine Ward. Intellectual Property. Business Attorney. Copyright. Birthdays are a special time. Not everyone GETS to have them. Today I am grateful for my life, my recovery, my good health, a wonderful husband, 2 beautiful and sweet...