Helping clients achieve their intellectual property goals
Legal services for businesses, creative professionals and their lawyers
In today's digital world, intellectual property (IP) assets are the crown jewels of many businesses. Trademarks, patents, copyrights, trade secrets, photographs and online content need to be carefully managed to maximize their value and protected against a multitude of threats.
Led by two senior partners with decades of cutting-edge IP legal experience, Lutzker & Lutzker LLP provides counseling, transactional and litigation services to a wide range of clients, including:
- Corporations whose in-house counsel need assistance with IP matters
- Large, mid-size and small businesses seeking to grow or protect their IP assets
- International brands and companies entering the U.S. market
- Creative professionals and firms seeking to capitalize on their IP assets
- Nonprofits that need a wide spectrum of legal services.
This is the second in a two-part series on the current status of NFTs. The first Insight in the series discusses the evolving, less sensational but more functional approach to the use of NFTs. In part two of the series we explore whether an NFT is a security and, if so, the additional scrutiny and requirements this will bring to this nascent market.
The issue of whether [ ... ]
This is the first in a two-part series on the current status of NFTs. The second Insight in the series will discuss the issue of whether NFTs are securities subject U.S. securities laws.
In 2021 Art Basel Miami Beach attracted more than 250 international galleries across 36 countries and territories and showcased artworks across all media – including digital works. Th [ ... ]
In today’s environment, most of us are likely to have a photograph or video on social media we would rather not have everyone seeing. Maybe it’s an unflattering photograph, an embarrassing video, a post of their minor children or an old photo with an ex-flame. When someone shares a photo or video of an individual without their consent, the consequences can range from mere ann [ ... ]
On Wednesday November 8, 2023, the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Radio Artists (“SAG-AFTRA”) announced that it had reached a tentative deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (“AMPTP”), ending a four-month strike.
The union stated that the deal includes increases in minimum salaries, a “streaming participation bonus” a [ ... ]
This ambitious and far-ranging AI Executive Order (“EO”) establishes new standards for AI across four key areas: 1. safety and security, 2. privacy, equity and civil rights, 3. promotion of innovation and competition and 4. global leadership. The October 30, 2023 EO builds upon the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy fall 2022 Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights [ ... ]
On November 1, 2023, SCOTUS heard oral arguments in Vidal v. Elster on appeal from the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, which had reversed the refusal by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) to register TRUMP TOO SMALL for T-shirts and other apparel. In reversing the TTAB, the court held that 15 U.S.C. §1052(c) of the Lanham Act, which prohibits registration of any [ ... ]