Legal Articles 2018-05-15T03:19:48+00:00

As E-Scooter Startups Like Bird Soar High, Some Chirp for Regulatory Action

by Usman Shaikh & Jonathan Azarkman This past decade has seen dramatic changes in transportation. From the emergence of electric vehicles in the consumer market, to the disruptive effects of Uber and Lyft on the taxi [...]

False Advertising Caused Fyre Festival To Go Up In #FLAMES

by Usman Shaikh Virtually every product or service these days seems to be endorsed by a celebrity.  It’s a common marketing technique; use a public figure to instill and build consumer confidence in a product, with such confidence [...]

The Supplemental Register: A Little Known (Yet Powerful) Tool for Startups to Register a Trademark

by Usman Shaikh As the number of startups in the U.S. exponentially grows and more innovative and disruptive businesses pop up all around us, founders are now more than ever protecting their brands and goodwill [...]

Is Major League Soccer’s Corporate Structure the Future of Sports Leagues?

by Usman Shaikh U.S. Law Group was recently retained by a group of investors seeking legal and business guidance on a capital investment in an India-based mixed martial arts (MMA) league expanding into the U.S. market [...]

By |Corporate Law, Sports Law|

Intellectual Property Infringement Case Against Jay-Z and Timbaland Gets Dismissed

The issue of intellectual property infringement has always been prevalent in the entertainment industry.  Rap moguls Jay-Z and Timbaland were the latest celebrity artists facing allegations of intellectual property infringement in connection with their 90’s hit Big [...]