Unless a compromise is reached between the House and Senate, sequestration will mean across-the-board cuts to federal agencies totaling up to $1.2 trillion over a period of ten years. The Obama Administration and officials testifying before Congress expect the cuts to have a profound effect on the overall functions of government agencies regulating travel to the U.S. and agencies upon which foreign nationals rely heavily to secure their...Read More
“Heroes” prevailed in a copyright infringement action against a graphic artist’s claims that his work was substantially similar to the now defunct NBC television show.
“Heroes” was an NBC television show about ordinary everyday people who gain super powers after a strange solar eclipse. We all fondly remember the first season of “Heroes” and its great run of programs that enchanted the hearts of Americans with the mystery surrounding the...Read More
As previously reported, both the U.S. Congress and President Obama have recently focused on achieving Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) to fix what many perceive as a “broken” U.S. immigration system. While consensus concerning certain components of CIR such as increased border security and changes to visa availability for highly educated immigrants seems to be building, the treatment of the estimated 11 million persons currently in the...Read More
Following President Obama’s State of the Union Address on February 12, 2013, during which the President asserted that Comprehensive Immigration Reform (“CIR”) is imminent, the Senate Judiciary Committee held its first CIR hearing on February 13, 2013. The hearing covered a wide array of topics, including border security, additional visas for high-skilled workers, and family unification. Key witnesses testifying at the hearing included...Read More
Intellectual Property Partner, Michael Lee is scheduled to address the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) on Saturday April 27, 2013 at 12:15 PM. His lecture entitled, The Legal Aspects of Becoming Famous: What You Need to Know to Make it Big, will discuss Intellectual Property law as it relates to creative industries. Details are below:
You have created your own comic book hero, with all the powers in the world, but...