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 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 does not...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
Yet again, religious freedom is being debated in state legislatures. Rob Garson‘s opinion piece in the Observer gives his perspective on what he sees to be faith-based bulling. Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, true to type, the article is forthright.
The Terry Bollea / Hulk Hogan v. Gawker trial is giving light to many important privacy and publicity issues, especially in reference to aging celebrities. Rob Garson‘s opinion piece
in the Observer gives his unique perspective on the spectacle in Florida. Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, true to type, Rob’s...Read More
The law often lags behind technological advancement as highlighted in Rob Garson‘s opinion piece in the Observer on whether the
privacy rights of children are being violated by having there pages posted on social media . Once again, while this is not the opinion of the firm, it provokes a conversation.
Rob Garson of GS2Law was interviewed on Yahoo Finance TV with regards to explosive growth of Lehman Brothers Whisky, which GS2Law has successfully represented over the past two years. The interview can be seen here.
There have been moves by the MTA to limit the content of advertisements that appear on its properties. In a Newsweek article Rob Garson of GS2Law commented that the MTA’s policy
“could sanitize satire within the commercial context. As long as you’re saying, ‘Go and buy this,’ that’s fine. But if you’re saying, ‘Our shoes ar large, therefore de Blasio might not like them,’ that could fall...Read More
England’s Football Association has decreed that those who chant the word “Yid” in any context are at risk of prosecution as the word is “derogatory and offensive,” “inappropriate in a football setting” and “is likely to be considered offensive by the reasonable observer”. As a result, “Use of the term in a public setting could amount to a criminal offence, and leave those fans liable to...Read More
This blog generally covers issues of intellectual property—one of the strengths of Garson, Segal, Steinmetz, Fladgate. But this week, we take a slight detour as the Supreme Court hears arguments in a really interesting question at the intersection of First Amendment and information law: Can Congress criminalize a lie?
In United States vs. Alvarez, the Court is considering the constitutionality...Read More