Don’t be afraid to pursue your business ideas, no matter your age

On behalf of The Myers Law Group posted in Business Formation on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Whether you are just out of college or have many years, jobs or careers behind you, it is never too early or too late to do what you love. Sure, there will be hurdles to jump, challenges to face and bridges to cross, but that is all part of it. As the famous author, Jack Canfield (best known for his Chicken Soup for the Soul books) once said, "Most everything you want is just outside your comfort zone". The good news is that even though something is out [...]

2020-04-16T05:53:08+00:00March 22nd, 2017|Tags: |

The Unauthorized Pop-Up Art Exhibit: Artist Discovers Knock-Offs of His Artwork All Around OC

By The Myers Law Group posted in Intellectual Property on Friday, March 17, 2017. A Southern California artist, Donald Wakefield, was surprised to find unauthorized knock-offs of his art years after he created and gifted his one-of-a-kind granite sculpture to a colleague's son.  His original sculpture, "Untitled" (pictured on the far left), was created in 1992. Approximately sixteen (16) years after Wakefield's creation, Wakefield endeavored to investigate whether other unauthorized knock-offs of his work existed.  He discovered that knock-offs of his work, and the work of other artists, were displayed throughout Orange County on properties developed by Olen Properties Corporation ("Olen") which is owned [...]

Do you know how to protect your fashion designs?

On behalf of The Myers Law Group posted in Intellectual Property on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Ivanka Trump's clothing and jewelry lines have been pulled from a number of retail stores in recent weeks. Other retailers - including T.J. Maxx and Marshalls - have stopped promoting her brand, choosing instead to mix her products in with other name brands in their stores. Nordstrom blames lagging sales in 2016 as its reason for dropping her designs, denying that the boycott instigated by Grab Your Wallet had anything to do with it. Other big-name retailers are still contemplating similar moves. Ivanka Trump's intellectual property woes This is [...]

2018-09-19T08:26:00+00:00March 9th, 2017|Tags: , |