Civil Justice For Crime Victims

Civil Justice For Crime Victims

Seeking justice against the perpetrator of a crime is generally understood as criminal prosecution seeking incarceration.  But in the wake of a crime the victim is often left injured in a way that prosecution does not help.  Victims left with physical, emotional and...
Beware of Civil Forfeiture

Beware of Civil Forfeiture

  Civil forfeiture is when the government seizes property it claims is connected to illegal activity.  It developed under British maritime law, where it was easier for the Crown to seize and prosecute a vessel, rather than its owner who may be across the ocean....
What is a Trademark?

What is a Trademark?

A brand identifier can be a name, a logo, a slogan, etc. The Nike “swoosh” and the Starbucks’ woman are both identifiers which identify those brands. Trademarks protect brand identifiers. Trademarks ensure that no one else can use your brand identifier. This helps...