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22 03, 2016

Gehres Law Group Reviews The Constitutional Issues in Hulk Hogan v. Gawker

By | 2017-03-10T18:04:22+00:00 March 22nd, 2016|Business Law, Business Litigation, Civil Litigation|Comments Off on Gehres Law Group Reviews The Constitutional Issues in Hulk Hogan v. Gawker

Gehres Law Group, P.C. of San Diego, California discusses the landmark case of Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker, an online publishing company.  Gehres Law Group’s AV-rated and award-winning attorneys are dedicated to being a zealous advocate for businesses and individuals throughout California. Here, our lead civil litigation attorney, William J. Tucker, discusses and provides his opinion [...]

21 03, 2016

Remedies for Cybersquatting

By | 2016-12-14T12:04:24+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Asset Protection, Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property|Comments Off on Remedies for Cybersquatting

Introduction Have you ever noticed that when a person or business name becomes popular or well-known, there’s often an unrelated third party prepared to park or register website domains in the name of that person or business? In many such cases, the third party’s objective involves making an easy profit by holding the domains “hostage” [...]

14 03, 2016

Letter of Intent to Purchase Business

By | 2016-12-14T12:38:20+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Business Contracts, Business Formation, Business Law, Commercial Law|Comments Off on Letter of Intent to Purchase Business

Using a Letter of Intent When Purchasing a Business What is a Letter of Intent? In its final form, a letter of intent typically sets forth the primary terms agreed upon between a buyer and seller in anticipation of a sale of a business or a large asset purchase. The parties may wish to make [...]

8 03, 2016

Hiring Licensed Contractors

By | 2016-12-14T12:34:55+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Business Law, Commercial Law, Contract law|Comments Off on Hiring Licensed Contractors

Hiring Licensed Contractors in California Most of us have never hired someone to do construction work of any sort, so when the need arises to hire a contractor to make repairs or improvements on our residential or commercial property, we don’t know where to start. Beware: these are dangerous waters!  Even when everything goes smoothly, [...]

8 03, 2016

Trademark Protection

By | 2016-12-14T12:18:45+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Asset Protection, Business Law, Commercial Law, trademark, Trademarks & Copyrights|Comments Off on Trademark Protection

The Importance Of Protecting Your Trademark  Introduction Most company’s trademarks are extremely valuable assets and represent a significant percentage of the company’s worth.  Brand recognition creates customer goodwill and promotes customer satisfaction, which leads to increased sales.  Because of this, it is critical to maintain protection of these intangible assets.   To achieve this protection, it [...]

28 02, 2016

Protecting Trade Secrets Using Employment Agreements

By | 2016-12-14T12:58:00+00:00 February 28th, 2016|Business Contracts, Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Contract law, Labor & Employment Law|Comments Off on Protecting Trade Secrets Using Employment Agreements

Introduction Most California business owners know that a provision in an employment contract which purports to prevent a former employee from competing with the employer’s business is unenforceable in California. Under California law, there is a strong and clear policy favoring the free and unfettered rights of workers to find work where they can, using [...]

11 02, 2016

Contract Disputes and Personal Jurisdiction

By | 2016-12-14T12:44:18+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Business Contracts, Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law, Contract law|Comments Off on Contract Disputes and Personal Jurisdiction

Introduction With the prevalence of the internet and all of our information and communication technologies, it is increasingly common for individuals and businesses to enter into contractual relations across state lines.  People buy and sell all manner of goods and services on-line, taking advantage of greatly expanded choice and markets.  But there are risks and [...]

2 02, 2016

Avoiding Ownership Disputes

By | 2016-12-14T13:02:02+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Business Contracts, Business Formation, Business Law, Business Litigation, Corporate Compliance|Comments Off on Avoiding Ownership Disputes

Introduction Our San Diego business lawyers have previously written about corporate governance and compliance issues and the many benefits to business owners of addressing their company’s corporate compliance needs. [1] In this article, we focus on another reason to engage in best practices when it comes to corporate governance—Avoiding Ownership Disputes. Many clients contact our [...]

22 01, 2016

Breach of Fiduciary Duty

By | 2016-01-22T09:37:42+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|Business Contracts, Business Law, Business Litigation, Commercial Law|Comments Off on Breach of Fiduciary Duty

Introduction: When People You Have a Right to Trust Cheat You Ours is a world of contractual relationships, written and oral.  We hire people to help us, and we hire people to act on our behalf.  We hire real estate agents and brokers to buy and sell our homes or other real estate.  We hire [...]

8 01, 2016

How to Reduce Your Litigation Costs

By | 2016-01-08T09:08:59+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Business Law, Business Litigation|Comments Off on How to Reduce Your Litigation Costs

How to Reduce Your Litigation Costs It is never a happy circumstance when a business gets involved in a lawsuit. As most business owners know, even when they have a strong case, litigation will likely be expensive, time-consuming, stressful and uncertain.  But it is important to understand that by creating and preserving evidence for your [...]