Julia Roberts shall be returning to the silver screen in Crystal
City Entertainment’s adaptation of “The Bookseller.” Crystal City Entertainment was represented in the deal by Rob Garson of GS2Law. The article in Variety can be read here.
Rob Garson‘s article in the Observer looks at the recent investigation of Stephen Fry in Ireland for the offense of blasphemy. Contrasting Irish laws to other jurisdictions, Rob observes that “the judgment of those tasked with investigating, enforcing or, importantly, not applying the laws that lie on the statute books” is intrinsic to whether freedom of speech can be curtailed.
In the Observer, Rob Garson‘s article questions how the French court can assess privacy damages for the publication of topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge, better known as Kate Middleton. In France, “a country where female nudity has never been deemed taboo” should local standards be applied or an “Anglo-Saxon reasoning of damages and interest?”
GS2Law’s Kevin Murphy has been representing California residents who worked for years for the job order contracting giant Gordian Group in the Southern District of New York. (Gordian Group, et al. v. Hollett, et al.) When the individuals left Gordian’s employ, Gordian sued them for breach of contract in New York, alleging that New York law governed their relationship with the...Read More
Rob Garson writes in the Observer here on an issue which touches on a great deal of that which we do here at GS2Law, namely establishing or protecting trademark rights.
In this particular instance an argument is brewing between team Kardashian and their soon-to-be sister-in-law Blac Chyna.
Robert questions whether multiple parties can claim exclusive rights to a name, especially where one...Read More
Rob Garson writes in the Observer on burning of the US flag and the First Amendment. In his piece, he maintains that Texas v Johnson was wrongly decided.
Rob also compares the USA with other countries on a policy basis “America needs only to look to Europe of today to see the husks of denatured cultures and lost identities where those seeking a sense of place can only do so among...Read More
Rob Garson writes in the Observer on the Yelp’s battle in California over being compelled to remove adverse customer reviews. For
al lovers of online First Amendment issues, this is a must read.
GS2Law’s very own Kevin Murphy was invited to be a guest lecturer at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law with respect to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure at Cardozo Law School in September. The course is entitled “Electronic Discovery” and is taught by Professor Manfred Gabriel. The presentation, embedded here, was well-received by the class.” All hail...Read More
GS2Law secures win for clients seeking to practice their livelihoods without interference. Following a extensive hearing, Kevin Murphy of our firm recently defeated a motion by job order contracting giant Gordian Group to enjoin its former employees from working in the field of job contracting services.
Attached is Judge Caproni’s well-reasoned decision upholding New York’s dim...Read More