Category Archives: Legal Watch

Copyrights For Start-Ups And Emerging Businesses

Jun
24
2019

intellectual property that is copyright protected is marked with a symbolA copyright owner has the exclusive right to reproduce copies of the work, prepare derivative works, distribute copies, perform the work, and display the work.

Copyright Basics: A copyright is a form of protection provided for “original works of authorship” …

Posted in Legal Watch, Intellectual Property

Married Business Owners Have Asset Protection Option Under PA Law

Jun
07
2019

Married Couple own business togetherPennsylvania law affords married business owners some valuable options for asset protection which are not broadly available in other jurisdictions across the country.

This protection stems from a joint property ownership concept referred to as “tenancy by the entireties.”  Under …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate

New Lawsuit Seeks to Level the Online Gaming Playing Field

Jun
07
2019

Gamer AgreementA recent lawsuit filed in California is taking the internet community by storm, and is sending shockwaves through the esports and online content creation industries.  The lawsuit involves a pro video gamer and his team, alleging that the Gamer Agreement …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Litigation

Kayleigh Cowser Will Teach Estates and Trusts Seminar

May
21
2019

Attorney Kayleigh Cowser will instruct the National Business Institute seminar, Estate Planning and Administration: The Complete Guide, on June 12 -13, 2019 at the SpringHill Suites Pittsburgh Southside Works.

Ms. Cowser is a member of the Estates and Trusts Practice …

Posted in Legal Watch, Estates and Trusts, Events

The Lynch Law Group Attorneys Named 2019 Super Lawyers Rising Stars

May
15
2019

LLG Super Lawyers 2019The Lynch Law Group is pleased to announce that five of the Firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

Attorneys Charles B. HadadMichael P. Oliverio, David C. Weber,  Kayleigh M.

Posted in Legal Watch, Announcements, Awards

Botta Initiates Puerto Rico Scouts Hall of Fame

May
15
2019

Jorge Rivera honored as the first inductee on May 1, 2019.

Frank Botta, who leads the Transportation and Employment Groups at The Lynch Law Group, served as a certified MLB agent for 13 years and was once known as one …

Posted in Legal Watch, Awards, Events

Trade Secrets For Start-Ups And Emerging Businesses

May
14
2019

Trade secrets are an important and valuable component of a company’s intellectual property. Therefore, every effort should be made to identify, maintain, and protect trade secrets.

Trade Secret Basics: A trade secret is “information”, not generally known to the public, …

Posted in Legal Watch, Intellectual Property

CVSA International Roadcheck 2019

May
01
2019

Commercial Vehicle Safety InspectionThe Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck will take place June 4-6 across North America.

 This year’s focus will be steering and suspension systems. The organization stresses that these components “help maintain stability and control under acceleration and braking, …

Posted in Legal Watch, Transportation

FMCSA Unveils CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

May
01
2019

cdl operator truck driverThe Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on March 20, 2019, unveiled its Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) website. Registration by Motor Carriers will begin in the fall and will be required by January 2020.

Information …

Posted in Legal Watch, Transportation

Patent Checklist for Start-Ups and Emerging Businesses

Apr
29
2019

patent-action-plan-brainstorming

In general, securing patent rights in your inventions can give you a competitive advantage in your industry and can make your company more attractive to potential investors or purchasers.

Patent Basics: A patent is a right granted by the government …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Intellectual Property