Posts by ADLI Law Group

Silence Isn’t Golden If You’re an Influencer

Most influencers are aware of their obligations to clearly disclose when they have a “material connection“ to a brand they’re endorsing. (For those of you unfamiliar with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) Endorsement Guides’ disclosure requirements, you can check out a short blog or longer article I wrote that talks about them.   But, a…

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How Influencers Can Influence More Revenue and Stay Out of Trouble

Social media platforms such as YouTube and Instagram have become the go-to destination for video content consumption by teens and millennials. It far surpasses what they consume on television. These platforms (often referred to simply as “social”), collectively generate billions of views, and hundreds of millions of hours of watch time, every single day. Teens…

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The Daily Journal: Combating IP Infringement on Social Media by Josh Eichenstein

Josh Eichenstein’s article published in The Daily Journal discusses combating IP infringement on social media platforms, particularly how some popular accounts profit using third-party content without a license. The Daily Journal provides 1 credit of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) for those who take the accompanying quiz based on Mr. Eichenstein’s publication. To read the article…

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ADLI Law Group Wins Patent infringement Case ––– Jury Awards Plaintiffs Nearly 1 Million Dollars

Plaintiffs Lubby Holdings LLC and Vaporous Technologies Inc. successfully sued Defendant Henry Chung for infringing its personal vaporizer patent regarding anti-leaking technology (Patent No. 9,750,284). On May 9, 2019, after a three-day trial, the jury rendered its unanimous verdict awarding the Plaintiffs $863,936.10 in reasonable royalty damages. ADLI attorneys Dr. Dariush Adli, Drew Sherman, Joshua…

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ADLI Law Group’s Attorney Marina Manoukian Receives Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating

Marina Manoukian, Head of the Family Law department at ADLI Law Group, is the latest ADLI attorney to receive an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.  It is with much excitement that we congratulate Marina on this well-deserved professional distinction. The Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating is the gold standard in attorney ratings. It highlights lawyers…

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‘Fyre’ Danger! 7 Ways Influencers, Brands and Agencies Can Avoid Getting Burned for Not Disclosing Endorsements

As influencer marketing continues to explode in terms of its impact, so has scrutiny on how these engagements are arranged and played out. This is especially true when it comes to the proper disclosure of an influencer’s relationships with brands when he or she receives any form of compensation for endorsements. Such compensation is separate…

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Oops! My Parachute Won’t Open

Risk is the life blood of the entrepreneurial spirit, fueling the fire that turns the business engine. Taking chances is the key to success. Indeed, the history books tell us the success of many entrepreneurs were built on the bones of failure. Henry Ford tasted bankruptcy before becoming the wildly successful auto magnate. Walt Disney…

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Will Dealing with Cannabis Leave You Bankrupt?

If your business deals with cannabis, you no doubt are hoping the answer is no. However, as the saying goes, “be careful what you wish for.” Changes in Cannabis Laws A recent decision by the federal bankruptcy court in Colorado has implications for cannabis businesses across the country, including businesses peripheral to the cultivation, manufacture,…

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“Dilbert” On Contracts

As those of you who know me well, or have caught my article or presentations on it, I’m evangelical about writing and revising contracts in understandable, conversational English. To me, a contract’s primary objective is to be a clear set of instructions. This puts the parties on the same page about its subject matter, and…

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