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Sep 2023

The Google Antitrust Trial – Déjà Vu All Over Again?

Wait, haven’t we seen this one before? In a federal courtroom in Washington, attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice…

Douglas F. Johnson
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Douglas F. Johnson


Sep 2023

From She-Shed to Legal Luminary: Carrie Ward’s Creative Approach to Entertainment Law

Creative Roots & Legal Excellence: Dive into the inspiring journey of Carrie Ward, an entertainment and intellectual property attorney with a…

Carrie Ward
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Carrie Ward


Aug 2023

Four EC Lawyers Recognized as 2024 Best Lawyers® Recipients

We are pleased to announce that two lawyers have been included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®…

Earp Cohn
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Earp Cohn


Aug 2023

Cannabis Ad Guidelines: The Intersection Of Cannabis and Media Law

Media law is often challenged because of its fast-moving nature. New technologies like AI threaten copyright protections, complaints of “censorship”…

Carrie Ward
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Carrie Ward


Aug 2023

Thumbs-Up Emoji Can Serve as Binding Contract Agreement, According to Canadian Judge’s Ruling

For one Canadian farmer, a thumbs-up (👍) in a text message led to a thumbs-down in court when a judge…

Carrie Ward
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Carrie Ward


Jul 2023

Taking Control of Your Future Medical Care in Your Estate Plan

A good estate plan includes not just a Last Will and Testament, but a carefully thought out Medical Directive and…

Melanie Levan
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Melanie Levan


Jun 2023

Life Insurance Class Action Decision Win

Doug Johnson and Earp Cohn P.C. recently prevailed against out-of-state plaintiffs who had attempted to file a federal class action…

Douglas F. Johnson
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Douglas F. Johnson


Jun 2023

Putting the “Art” in Artificial Intelligence: Does Copyright Law Protect AI-Generated Work?

The Constitution provides that authors and inventors should be able to control their works for an exclusive period of time,…

Carrie Ward
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Carrie Ward


May 2023

SCOTUS Purple Rains on Warhol’s Parade

The Supreme Court recently ruled on a copyright dispute between the late Andy Warhol and photographer Lynn Goldsmith. In a…

Carrie Ward
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Carrie Ward


Apr 2023

Disney, DeSantis, King Charles, and New Jersey Trust Law

Recent news reports on the tussle between Florida governor Ron DeSantis and the Walt Disney Company over control of Disney’s…

Melanie Levan
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Melanie Levan