Posts by ADLI Law Group
Know the Risks of Video Teleconferencing!
In an effort to stay connected during the COVID-19 crisis, many of us have turned to video teleconferencing platforms and apps (“VCPs”) to stay connected and do business while staying at and working from home. VCPs, like FaceTime and What’s App, were originally designed for virtual social meetups and conversations with friends and family who…Read More
Los Angeles Lawyer Published:Generic Branding: The Issue of Determining how Genericness may be Applied
In the recent article published in the Los Angeles Lawyer, Dr. Dariush Adli discusses trademark genericness for .com brands and how courts go about making that determination. The issue is now before the Supreme Court, which is expected to issue its decision by June. Click link to read the full version of the article: https://bit.ly/3arCJzh.…Read More
Daily Journal PUBLISHED: Supreme Court to Decide if Recovery of Trademark Infringer’s Profits Requires Willfulness
Supreme Court to Decide if Recovery of Trademark Infringer’s Profits Requires Willfulness, Daily Journal (April 14, 2020) In an article published in the Daily Journal, Dr. Dariush Adli discusses oral arguments recently heard by the Supreme Court on a high profile case that will have profound impact on damages available to plaintiffs in trademark infringement…Read More
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, everyone in our communities have been instructed to stay at home. Schools and businesses are closed, and many are trying to work from home. This new normal combined with the stress of the financial instability facing almost everyone, may cause a strain on relationships. In relationships that are vulnerable…Read More
California Child Custody During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Child custody cases are stressful to begin with. With the current Coronavirus Pandemic, the state’s shelter in place directive, and the closure of schools and childcare centers, parents are experiencing added stress and uncertainty. Many parents may have questions as to how to proceed under these circumstances. Below are some common questions and their answers:…Read More
Ruling Will Make It Harder to Prove Copyright Infringement, Daily Journal (April 3, 2020)
In an article published in the Daily Journal, Dr. Dariush Adli discusses a recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling, which will likely make it harder for copyright owners to prove infringement of their works. The en-banc decision overruled a 43 year old 9th Circuit precedent, known as the “inverse ratio rule,” under which a copyright owner…Read More
ADLI Congratulates Marina Manoukian, Head of Family Law, for passing the Family Law Specialist Exam on her first attempt!
The Certified Family Law Specialist exam is available through the California State Bar. It is offered once every two years. In order to be eligible to take the exam, attorneys must have at least 5 years of experience and specific experience in the area of specialization. The exam includes both essays and multiple choice questions…Read More
Influencers, Use Your Influence to Save Lives!
According to several recent articles and advisories I’ve read quoting infectious disease specialists, including from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the “CDC”), many Gen Y and Gen Z-ers (I’ll now refer to them in this article the “Gens”) have been ignoring “Stay at Home” orders, social distancing, and other advice of medical…Read More
ADLI Attorney Ben Jakovljevic Provides Updates for Employers Regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
By now it is no secret that the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is rapidly affecting many aspects of our lives. One consequence has come in the form of recent legislation enacted by the United States for protecting employees across the country. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act provides that covered employers must provide expanded family…Read More
ADLI Operating Status During COVID-19 Pandemic
First and foremost, we hope you and your loved ones are staying healthy and safe. As we navigate these uncharted waters together, trying to address problems, which seems to have descended upon us so suddenly and unexpectedly, ADLI is here to help. We are open for business and will continue to be here for…Read More