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Apple & Google’s Settlement Offer Rejected Anti-trust Case

Earlier this year Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe reached a proposed settlement with employees for $324.5 million dollars in the current anti-trust case before U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. That settlement was reject by the court for being insufficient. This anti-trust case could end up costing the defendant corporations $9 billion dollars. […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Anti-Trust, Business, Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

Templates, Emails, & Social Media

Last week partner, Mishty Deb gave a talk on the legal issues that arise when businesses use online templates, emails, and social media. Tips on avoiding trouble and pointers that might help you in a future lawsuit. As a Dallas law firm that works with a lot of women owned small businesses these are […]

By |November 18th, 2014|Business, Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

EB-5 Business Investor Visas Quota Met

According to State Department’s chief of visa control, Charles Oppenheimer, for the first time in history the entire quota for EB-5 Investor visas for any particular country was met. This meant that no more Chinese National applications for the rest of the fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30. would be accepted/considered as the quota had […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, Immigration, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Filing the Right Type of Patent for Your Product Or Business Model

While you are enjoying your office coffee maker and the wonderful assortment of varieties and flavors that help to get you out of your daily morning funk you may be staring right at one of the most significant IP cases of the past few years. Keurig, a company specializing in coffee makers and their […]

By |October 10th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 75th reception at Latino Cultural Center

Members of LaSusa & Deb, PLLC were excited and privileged to attend the 75th annual Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Reception. Highlights included the Pike’s Place exhibit- “Uptown’s Pike Park: Little Jerusalem to Little Mexico, 100 Years of Settlement” and keynote speaker former President Vicente Fox.

 

By |October 7th, 2014|Business, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

What Does New York’s Non-Profit Revitalization Act Mean?

When people think of Non-profit they often forget that a Non-profit or NGO (Non-governmental Organization) is a corporation. We have gotten so used to saying the abbreviated “Non-profit” that we forget it is just a short-hand for “Non-profit Corporation.” In fact in the purest sense a Non-profit is a corporation with a charitable purpose. […]

By |September 27th, 2014|Art Law, Legal News and Events, Real Estate, Start-Up, Tax|0 Comments

Supreme Court Finds Defense of Laches Does Not Hold for Copyright

In  Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, No. 12-1315 the Supreme Court recently found that the defense of laches was not appropriate in the case of copyright infringement where a statute is clear. Laches is an affirmative equity defense relying on the opposing party having “slept on their rights” and not brought their claim in a timely and […]

By |September 24th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events, Non-Profit, Start-Up|0 Comments

Apple’s Loss in China a Win for Business Protecting IP Overseas?

Recently Forbes magazine contributor Tim Wortsall wrote an article about the importance of China protecting domestic IP. He posits that this recent case of Apple losing its IP case on its voice application Siri, shows a glimmer of hope. Why? Because while countries like China have no IP of their own to protect it is to […]

By |September 20th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Dallas is the Right Size for New Business

A growing list of companies including Toyota and L’oreal are moving their corporate and distribution centers to Dallas. Located equidistant from East and West coast with low cost of living and plenty of educated professionals, Dallas, is catching the eye of a lot of corporations looking to take advantage of its fast growing cutting […]

By |September 10th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, Legal News and Events, Real Estate, Start-Up|0 Comments