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The difference between a copyright, trademark, and patent

These three legal terms are often confused with one another or used interchangeably. They shouldn’t be; they are all three very different. While a Copyright, Trademark, and a Patent are all types of intellectual property, they have very distinct meanings. A Copyright is registered through the U.S. Copyright Office. A Copyright protects original literary, artistic, dramatic, and [...]

By |2018-05-13T20:54:19+00:00April 14th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

I’ve been charged with a crime, what should I do?

Getting legal representation immediately after you are charged with a crime is extremely important, and can literally make or break your case. From the moment of your arrest (or that you are charged with a criminal offense) law enforcement’s job is to gather evidence and build a case against you. It is in your best [...]

By |2018-05-13T21:34:51+00:00April 14th, 2018|Criminal Law|0 Comments

5 things you need to know about the cell phone law in Utah

Do you have a Utah driver's license? If so, you'll definitely want to read this. As of May 13, 2014, 352 new laws took effect in Utah and are now being enforced. One law in particular that Utahns ought to know about seeks to separate drivers from their cell phones (at least while operating a [...]

By |2018-05-13T21:35:06+00:00April 14th, 2018|Criminal Law|0 Comments

Make sure you file and pay your taxes

Earlier today, as some of you may be aware, former hip-hop star known as “Ja Rule” was sentenced to two (2) years in a New Jersey prison for failing to file income tax returns. According to the New York Times blog, he failed to pay taxes on approximately $3 Million, shorting the government of nearly [...]

By |2018-05-13T21:37:33+00:00July 19th, 2011|Business|0 Comments