Athletes and tattoos

Famous Athletes, Celebrities and Tattoo Copyrights: Who Owns What?

When ordinary, non-famous people—people like you and me—pay a tattoo artist for inking the visible parts of our bodies, we don’t typically generate much controversy or legal intrigue. The general consumer public most likely thinks the tattoo itself belongs to the person wearing it, since it’s part of their bodies. But when a professional athlete…

Intellectual Property in California

Buying, selling and licensing intellectual property in California

Trademark and copyright infringement cases are frequently in the news in California and across the U.S., and disputes are common among some of the big names in intellectual property. For example, Apple and Amazon recently dismissed claims against each other concerning trademark issues, a conflict that spanned over two years.Intellectual property lawsuits can stretch on…

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Buying, selling and licensing intellectual property in California

Trademark and copyright infringement cases are frequently in the news in California and across the U.S., and disputes are common among some of the big names in intellectual property. For example, Apple and Amazon recently dismissed claims against each other concerning trademark issues, a conflict that spanned over two years. Intellectual property lawsuits can stretch…