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Wondering About The New Tax Law?

Wondering about the new tax law and what it means for you or your business? Here are the finer points. Please call or email your contact at Barton LLP or the author of this Alert, Jim Guadiana ( or 212 885 8837), if you should you have any questions or need further clarification of the Act’s provisions.

Restaurants: Name Protection

When I tell people that I represent clients in the restaurant industry, they often ask me why restaurants would need any kind of intellectual property protection.  Often, they are surprised to learn that restaurants generally need the same types of intellectual property protection and enforcement as any other business.

What Writers and Artists Don't Know May Hurt Them

From Colorado: Edith Lynn Beer writes about an entertainment lawyer Steve Replin, who is bullish about protecting the rights of creatives ranging from writers to artists. 

Innovative Energy and the Law

 New inventions seem to spawn daily in areas such as solar, wind, geothermal, bio-energy, and energy storage.  Over each of the last 5 years, over 3500 United States patents have been granted relative to renewable energy. 

May the Force Be With You

The statistics are staggering – 795 million people – or one in nine people in the world – do not have enough to eat. “I’m just one person, what can I do?” As it turns out, a lot, when given the opportunity to join forces.