Posted on April 29, 2013 by Julie Brook, Esq.
The best way to analyze a company’s trade secrets (and how well protected they are) is through a formal audit. Here’s an overview of how to do a trade secret audit. (more…)
Filed under: Business, Intellectual Property, Legal Topics | Tagged: confidential information, corporate espionage, trade secret audit, trade secret theft, trade secrets | 1 Comment »
Posted on April 26, 2013 by Julie Brook, Esq.
Exits from a job can be graceful, as in Groupon CEO’s Departure Memo, or contentious. From the employer perspective, getting the termination letter right will go a long way toward protecting rights and ratcheting down emotions. (more…)
Filed under: Employment Law, Legal Topics | Tagged: employees, employers, employment termination, layoffs, termination letter | 2 Comments »
Posted on April 24, 2013 by Julie Brook, Esq.
When the Justice Department invoked the public safety exception to the Miranda rights of the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, were you surprised? Did you know about this and other exceptions to the Miranda rule? (more…)
Filed under: Criminal Law, Legal Topics, New Legal Developments | Tagged: Boston bombers, exception to Miranda, Miranda warnings, public safety exception, terrorism | 3 Comments »
Posted on April 22, 2013 by Julie Brook, Esq.
Many family law attorneys are used to doing it all and wearing many different hats. But financial discovery can get complicated enough to warrant bringing in a specialist. (more…)
Filed under: Divorce Law, Family Law, Legal Topics | Tagged: discovery, divorce, financial discovery, financial information, marital dissolution | Leave a Comment »
Posted on April 19, 2013 by Julie Brook, Esq.
The content of an opening statement and closing argument is largely determined by the law and evidence. But don’t underestimate how much your presentation style is integral to the persuasion process. (more…)
Filed under: Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Legal Topics, Litigation Strategy, Trial Strategy | Tagged: attorney style, closing argument, jury, opening statement, oral argument, trial | 1 Comment »
Posted on April 17, 2013 by Julie Brook, Esq.
As with any newborn, one of the first decisions an entrepreneur makes is the business name. But attorneys also have an important role in the naming process. (more…)
Filed under: Business, Legal Topics | Tagged: company name, entrepreneur, new business, trade name, trademark, trademark infringement | 4 Comments »
Posted on April 15, 2013 by Julie Brook, Esq.
Posted on April 12, 2013 by Julie Brook, Esq.
If you’re suing a public entity or public employee (acting within the scope of employment) for money or damages, you must first file a timely administrative claim. But what do you do if you’re late in filing your claim? (more…)
Filed under: Civil Litigation, Legal Topics, Tort Law | Tagged: Government Claims Act, suit against public entity, Tort Claims Act | Leave a Comment »
Posted on April 10, 2013 by Julie Brook, Esq.
Posted on April 8, 2013 by Robert Denham, Esq