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The Importance of Early and Effective Trademark Clearance Searches

James D. Crosby, Attorney at Law - Complex and General Business Litigation and Trial Representation - San Diego, California

Originally posted on Strohbehn IP:
Trademark protection in the United States operates on a first-come first-served basis.  All things being equal, if you are the first to use a given mark for a good or service in a geographic area, you’re going to have exclusive trademark rights to that mark for those goods and services…

“…an attorney does not provide a service to the client by stealing his or her money.” Lee v. Hanley – The 4th District Weighs in on CCP 340.6.

James D. Crosby, Attorney at Law - Complex and General Business Litigation and Trial Representation - San Diego, California

In an opinion that will put a broad grin on the faces of plaintiff malpractice attorneys across the state, the Fourth District Court of Appeal held this week in Lee v. Hanley (G048501) that the Code of Civil Procedure Section 340.6 one year statute of limitations for attorney malpractice may not apply in cases involving a …

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Your Memory Rewrites the Past! Are Eye-Witness Testimony and Witness Recollections of Prior Events Ever Credible?

James D. Crosby, Attorney at Law - Complex and General Business Litigation and Trial Representation - San Diego, California

Trial lawyers spend much of their professional existence trying to prove that a witness’ or party’s testimony is not truthful – that the party or witness is lying. We seek out and use documents, photos and ESI that are contrary to the witness’s current testimony to call the witness’ credibility into question. We depose witnesses …

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