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Post-Tiara: Contracts Are Still King

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“Contracts are voluntary undertakings, and contracting parties are free to bargain for — and specify — the terms and conditions of their agreement. That freedom is indeed a constitutionally protected right…. [I]t is not the province of a court to second guess the wisdom of their bargain, or to relieve either party from the burden...

Annual Reports of Sections and Divisions of The Florida Bar

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Tax Planning for Inbound Licenses of IP: What Is Left After Tax Reform?

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Intellectual property (IP) rights broadly include, among other items, patents, copyrights, trademarks, know-how, proprietary data, and trade secrets. Although the creator of IP typically retains these rights throughout the life of the IP, in many cases, an owner of IP may want to transfer some or all of its IP rights to a third party...

Trends, Prevention, and Loss Recovery for Victims of Real Estate Wire Fraud and Other Cybercrimes

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With closing just days away, a first-time home buyer receives an email from the closing agent attaching loan documents and wire instructions for his “cash to close.” His lawyer and his real estate agent, who are copied on the email, each respond confirming that these documents are correct and that the buyer should initiate a...

Enjoining Employment Based on “Inevitable” Misappropriation: Yes, No, Maybe So!

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A key employee resigns and joins a competitor. A confidentiality agreement may have been signed. A noncompete agreement may have been signed. But are they enough? What if misappropriation of the former employer’s trade secrets is “inevitable?” What is misappropriation anyhow? Broadly speaking, misappropriation is acquiring by improper means, disclosing or using someone else’s trade...

Annual Reports of Committees of The Florida Bar 2019-2020

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Committee moves rule on ex parte filings

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A proposed new rule to govern the filing of ex parte motions has narrowly won initial approval from the Rules of Judicial Administration Committee. The committee initially deadlocked 15-15 on proposed Rule 2.421, leaving it to Chair Judge Josephine Gagliardi to cast the deciding vote allowing the rule to go forward. Committee member Sandy Solomon,...

Silverstein offers perspective on technology and rules

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With the advent of electronic court filing and Florida courts switching from a paper-based to an electronic records system, changes in law practices and with lawyers’ interactions with the courts have been coming hard and fast. And technology continues to evolve for lawyers and the courts as the legal system seeks to mesh principles and...

The Issues Under Florida Law Relating to “Personal Goodwill” in a Dissolution of Marriage, Part II

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Over the years, Florida courts have been called upon to address “goodwill” in dissolution of marriage cases. The law, which has remained in line with Thompson v. Thompson, 576 So. 2d 267 (Fla. 1991), has created problems for lawyers, experts, and judges in trying to determine what role, if any, goodwill plays in the equitable...

February 1, 2019 News and Notes

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Jorge Espinosa of Espinosa Martinez in Miami discussed Intellectual Property implications in blockchain, copyrights, patents, trade secrets, and private blockchains at a Nova Southeastern University Law Alumni’s Miami breakfast. Louis Reinstein of Kelley Kronenberg has been elected to serve as a board member for the Department of Religion’s Advisory Board at the University of Florida....

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