Yearly Archives: 2019

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INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARK UPDATE: New Madrid Union Members

The U.S. is a party to a number of intellectual property (IP) treaties.  These treaties help IP owners in the U.S. protect rights internationally, and help foreign IP owners to protect rights in the U.S. Madrid System One of these treaties is the Madrid System for the International Registration of [...]

By | 2019-07-31T15:27:52+00:00 July 31st, 2019|

How to Respond to an Interview Request by Federal Agents

Federal law enforcement agents have tremendous power to investigate a wide variety of cases.  Whether from the FBI, DEA, IRS, or SEC, these agents use many different tools to gather information. A commonly-used tool by these agents is an unscheduled, surprise visit to a person’s home or work.  This is [...]

By | 2019-07-22T13:39:59+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|

Why would my assets have to go through probate if I have a Will?

By Amy P. Slaman Probate is necessary when assets are titled in the deceased person’s name and the asset is one that does not automatically transfer on death through a beneficiary or pay-on-death designation. Many people think having a Last Will & Testament (or a “Will”) means probate court will [...]

By | 2019-05-23T12:57:13+00:00 May 23rd, 2019|

TIMING OF APPEAL FOR CORRECTED, AMENDED, OR MODIFIED ORDERS

By Terrie Didier, Esq. In general, parties have 30 days from the date an adverse decision is rendered (date of filing, not signing or recording) to appeal from final orders.  But the time in which to seek appellate review of a corrected, amended, or modified order is not always simple. [...]

By | 2019-05-06T14:50:49+00:00 May 6th, 2019|