FREE Webinar: The Legal Fundamentals for Blockchain Companies

On Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 12 p.m. PST, Harris Bricken attorneys Paul Coble and Jonathan Bench will host a free, hour-long webinar on the intellectual property and international business fundamentals for blockchain entrepreneurs. This blockchain webinar will focus on the following: How does the use of intellectual property in web3 differ from web2? How

Upcoming Event – Trademarks and NFTs Roundtable

Register Here Harris Bricken attorney Fred Rocafort will participate in an upcoming roundtable on trademarks and NFTs (non-fungible tokens) hosted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), joining a panel of brand owners and practitioners. The roundtable will take place on Tuesday, January 24, starting at 10:00 AM, with Fred’s panel scheduled for

Upcoming CLE Webinar on Sustainability in Trademarks

Harris Bricken intellectual property attorney Paul Coble and Cantor Colburn partner Michelle P. Ciotola will be presenting “Sustainability in Trademarks” in a CLE webinar on January 31st, 2023, hosted by Strafford. “This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on leveraging trademarks to convey sustainability. The panel will discuss the impact on brands and how they

Free CLE Webinar: Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa

Date: Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT Credits: 0.50 Law & Legal Procedure 0.50 Other Tuition: Free The Russia-Ukraine conflict and deteriorating relations with China — and the disruptions to supply chains, energy, and business those have wrought — have led companies to awaken to other regions of the Global

United States Writ of Attachment for collecting on a judgment

U.S. Litigation Basics – The Writ of Attachment

A key question any person or company contemplating litigation in the United States needs to ask themselves is whether the potential judgment is worth the cost of getting it. Filing and pursuing a lawsuit in the United States is lengthy and expensive. And though the law provides protections against fraudulent transfers, there is always the

Normativa sobre criptomonedas

Quién y cómo regulará sus criptomonedas

En las dos últimas semanas hemos asistido a un aluvión de propuestas de regulación de las criptomonedas. Los gobiernos de todo el mundo están impulsando una regulación similar en forma y alcance a la de los mercados financieros más tradicionales. Muchos se preguntan ahora quién regulará mi criptomoneda y cómo piensan hacerlo. Quién

DAOs and the Paradox of Corporate Form

The Paradox of the DAO and the Corporate Form

Are you considering forming or investing in a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (known in the cryptocurrency world as a “DAO”)? The purpose of this post is to consider DAOs in the broader context of cryptocurrency investment and the paradox around corporate form created by their very existence. I will also propose some domestic and international entity

NFT Contracts

NFT Contracts

Recently we have been drafting and reviewing NFT (non-fungible token)-related contracts for our clients. Some of our projects involved operating agreements for NFT companies and their owners. Others involved contracts for NFT companies with their investors or consultants. And because NFTs are intellectual property, we have also been involved in registering trademarks and preparing agreements

China and Web3

Looking to Score: Web3 and Soccer

In a sign of Web3’s mainstreamization, companies in the space are sponsoring soccer teams. For readers not familiar with the topic, soccer sponsorships are a really big deal. Spain’s Real Madrid gets €70 million a year from Emirates to display the airline’s name on their shirts. The Dubai-based airline, by the way, sponsors three other

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

We are proud to continue honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day represents an opportunity to both honor his life’s work on behalf of equal rights and to support the communities we serve—a commitment and value that has long been a part of who we are.