Posts by ADLI Law Group

COVID 19 and a Look at Court Operating Statuses

At ADLI, we remain committed to providing you with all the latest developments in the Law and keeping you informed with any obstacles to your case. With COVID 19, we have seen the California State Court system locked down, then opened, and now partially open. The following information is referenced from Law.com and is current as of…

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US Copyright Office Celebrates 150 Years of Creativity

On July 8, 1870, Congress centralized the administration of copyright law in the Library of Congress. Since its debut, the Office has driven the evolution of copyright law and been a key player in development of copyright law, from the Copyright Act of 1909 to the Copyright Act of 1976 to the Music Modernization Act…

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ADLI Secures Registered Trademark for Cellphone Accessories Company

ADLI has successfully obtained a registered trademark (No.88193617) for a cellphone accessories company. With this trademark, ADLI’s client is protected from unauthorized use of the mark by competitors, which, in turn will help the client establish and spread its distinguishing brand identity. ADLI’s trademark law services include obtaining trademark registration both in the U.S. and…

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The Americans with Disability Act Celebrates its 30th Anniversary ––– Are You Affected by the Law?

July marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is a broad civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private buildings and accommodations that are open to the general public. The purpose of…

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ADLI Secured Favorable Settlements in Six Cases Last Week

Not all litigation is created equal. It is true that litigation can be time consuming and costly. But it is also true that 98% of cases are resolved prior to trial.  At ADLI, we focus on the cost-benefit analysis of taking a case to trial from the perspective of our clients. When it becomes apparent that the…

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ADLI Secures New Employment Agreement for Entertainment Academy Executive

On June 23, ADLI finalized difficult negotiations and our client entered into a new, multi-year employment contract to continue to run one of the entertainment academy’s charitable wings, on a more lucrative basis than the client’s current contract with the Academy. ADLI provides all manner of entertainment transactional services to clients in all facets of…

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ADLI Secures Registered Trademark for Large Senior Care Facility

On June 23, 2020, ADLI was successful in securing a registered trademark (No. 6,083,332) for a large senior care facility. With this trademark, ADLI’s client is offered protection from others infringing upon the unique brand identity that distinguishes them. ADLI’s trademark law services include searching trademark/brand availability, applying for, prosecuting and securing trademark registrations both…

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Coming changes to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Daily Journal (July 1, 2020)

The 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), was designed to protect copyright owners from unauthorized use of their works on the internet and to protect online service providers (OSPs) from legal responsibility for their users’ infringing acts.  Under DMCA’s “safe harbor” provision, OSP’s are immune from such liability so long as they implement certain steps…

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Virtually Sustainable? The Current Viability of Virtual Influencers

Virtual influencers (“VI”), those creations of CGI and artificial intelligence (“AI”), were the rage and “next big thing” in influencers when the first one, Miquela Sousa, a/k/a Lil Miquela, stormed the Internet in 2016. Created by the start-up Brud, she was a 19 year old living in California, with a passion for fashion and music,…

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