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A Look At Co-Publishing, Sub-Publishing, and Administration Agreements By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. In a prior installment, we examined the traditional songwriter and music publisher relationship, including reviewing some standard clauses that an artist would find in many publishing arrangements.  We will now explore a few other contractual relationships that can exist between a music...
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11-20-2018 – THE JACOBSON FIRM CAPTURES “THE DRAMATICS” TRADEMARK (New York, NY) The Jacobson Firm, P.C., on behalf of client, L.J. Reynolds has successfully obtained the registration of “THE DRAMATICS” trademark. L.J. Reynolds has performed live on some of the world’s biggest stages and has been featured on various chart topping tracks. The Dramatics is...
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.Trademark Law 101: Trademark Renewals For Marks Registered In The U.S. By Jeffrey E. Jacobson, Esq. & Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. After a trademark application has been successfully prosecuted and registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (U.S.P.T.O.), the owner still has on-going obligations, including the duty to preserve the registration in an...
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NBA 2K League 101: An Introduction To The NBA’s Fourth League By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. With the global explosion and continued expansion of esports and professional gaming, one of the world’s most profitable traditional sports leagues, the National Basketball Association (NBA) established their fourth league, the NBA 2K League. The new competitive gaming league...
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Music Modernization Act Signed into Law By Jeffrey E. Jacobson, Esq. Congress recently passed the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act, which the President signed into law on October 11, 2018. This act, otherwise known as the MMA, creates a new governing body jointly run by music publishing companies.  This new entity will administer...
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Copyright Small Claims By Jeffrey E. Jacobson, Esq. Based on a 2013 study by the Copyright Office, legislation has been introduced in Congress to establish a “Small Claims” copyright adjudication system.  The current bill would create a three “judge” panel called the Copyright Claims Board within the Copyright Office.  This new tribunal will be modeled...
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10-08-2018 – JUSTIN M. JACOBSON NAMED SUPER LAWYER RISING STAR AGAIN (New York, NY) Justin M. Jacobson, Vice-President of The Jacobson Firm, P.C. has been selected for a third year in a row as a 2018 Super Lawyer Rising Star. Mr. Jacobson will be listed in the New York Times Magazine as well as on the...
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On October 8, 2018, esports sports podcast, Project Esports interviewed Justin M. Jacobson, Esq., Vice-President at The Jacobson Firm, P.C. In his interview, Justin discusses the firm’s prior work in esports as an attorney and player representative, esports players unions as well as Season 2 of the NBA 2K League. Check the full interview below...
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9-25-2018 – JACOBSON NAMED SUPER LAWYER AGAIN (New York, NY)  Jeffrey E. Jacobson, President of The Jacobson Firm, P.C. has been selected for a fifth year in a row as a 2018 Super Lawyer. In this role, Mr. Jacobson will be listed in the New York Times Magazine as well as on the “Super Lawyer”...
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Trademark “Scams” – Fraudulent Trademark Notices For Renewals, Monitoring Services and Registries By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. In recent years, there has been an increase in the creation of official “sounding” entities sending out authoritative “looking” communications to listed trademark owners.   There are a variety of notices sent out to owners at their listed addresses...
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