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The Right of Publicity

The Right of Publicity The Right of Publicity All individuals have the right to authorize and control the promotion use of their name and identity. When it comes to celebrities with prominent public personas, the right of publicity is more prominent. Celebrities often pursue
Posted in Personal Law

Private Placement Securities

Private Placement Securities Private Placement Securities Private placement securities are non-public offerings sold to a selected number of chosen investors. In most cases, these selected investors include institutional / accredited investors and friends and family. Private placement securities are an alternative to an
Posted in Corporate Law, Personal Law

Product Liabilities in California

Product Liabilities in California Product Liabilities in California Consumers of products want to make sure that what they buy and use both functions properly and safely. Manufacturers, designers, or sellers are held liable for products that cause injury, harm or damage. Under California law,
Posted in Personal Law

Paying Down Credit Card Debt

Credit Card Paying Down Credit Card Debt As unemployment rates soar and economic conditions are increasingly unpredictable, more and more people are facing burdensome and exorbitant credit card debt. In shaky economic straits, many will make monthly credit card payments without paying
Posted in Corporate Law, Personal Law

Extortion Crime in California

Extortion Crime in California Extortion Crime in California Extortion is a common crime that most of us are used to calling “blackmail”. Extortion crime has been popularized in culture by celebrities and well-known people in society. However, the fact of the matter is, everyone
Posted in Criminal Defense, Fraud, Litigation Series, Personal Law

Publicity Rights

Publicity Rights Publicity Rights It is common knowledge that public personals, such as celebrities or well known, respected individuals have publicity rights. However, when it comes to the promotional use of someone’s name or brand, ALL individuals have the right to control
Posted in Personal Law

Rights of Privacy vs. Rights of Publicity

Rights of Privacy vs. Rights of Publicity Rights of Privacy vs. Rights of Publicity A person’s right to privacy is an innate and inherent right. Alternatively, the right of publicity is something that is built up through the effort to create profitability through one’s name, image or
Posted in Business Law, Entertainment Law, Personal Law

For Artists: Personal Manager’s Contract

Personal Manager’s Contract For Artists: Personal Manager’s Contract It is not uncommon for professional artists to hire the services of a personal manager to help manage and organize their careers. A manager can also help an artist open doors for new opportunities. A
Posted in Business Law, Entertainment Law, Personal Law

California Gun Laws

California Gun Laws California Gun Laws In the United States, each state has its own legislation regarding the sale and possession of firearms, as well as local and federal laws. California’s specific gun laws include the following : Not all individuals have the
Posted in Personal Law

A Living Trust

A Living Trust A Living Trust When planning your estate, a living trust is an essential part of organizing your assets. In California, a living trust is defined as a legal document that you author in order to place your assets in a
Posted in Personal Law, Real Estate