When to Hire A TM Attorney: Your Likeness Has More Value Than You Think
One of the most common mistakes we see are clients waiting until a conflict arises with their brand name or likeness before reaching out. At this point your options are limited, and you may have already forfeited the rights to your own name. Protecting your name or likeness is rarely top of mind for an […]
Maybe We DO Talk About Bruno?
Recent NLRB Decision Significantly Limits Employers’ Use of Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Clauses in Severance Agreements The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued an important decision this week that dramatically curtails employers’ abilities to lawfully include confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses in severance agreements. Under this decision, the presence of such clauses in severance agreements can […]
The Right to Privacy in South Carolina
Recently, the South Carolina Supreme Court struck down the state’s Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act (the “Act”), finding that it violates a woman’s right to privacy as guaranteed by the South Carolina Constitution. It’s no secret that rights surrounding abortions and women’s health care are a hot topic in the media and politics. […]
Protect Your (I)Piece of the PII: Why Your Company Needs a Proprietary Information and Inventions Assignment Agreement for Its Employees and Contractors
Companies spend significant money developing all kinds of valuable assets, such as proprietary products and services, marketing strategies, customer goodwill, and employee training and development. Many companies wrongly assume that the company automatically owns the rights to trade secrets, intellectual property (IP), and other confidential information created by the company’s employees or contractors. However, […]
Employee? Independent Contractor? Who Knows?
You’ve started a business and things are booming! Now you need help getting all the work done. Do you hire an employee or an independent contractor? What’s the difference and why does it matter? In short, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) puts restrictions on labeling workers as independent contractors to protect those […]
DAO – The Most Expensive Entity Structure Known to Man
I imagine only a handful of attorneys out there took a deep dive into COALA’s Model Law for DAOs (ML). For those that don’t have the stomach to review 51 pages of model statutes and discussion, the gist of it is a proposed framework for granting legal personality to unregistered DAOs, without any level of […]
Thoughts from the the OG of Legal Project Management
In 2020, as companies were scrambling to adapt to a new normal, Campbell Teague was planning a revolution in the legal field. Advertising two open positions for “Legal Project Manager,” Campbell Teague was looking for self-reliant, revenue generating, take-charge people who could and would take things off the lawyer’s plate and drive a project to […]
Work/Life Balance at a Law Firm?! Yes, Pigs Are Flying…
“Campbell Teague was built to operate 100% remote from day one. We remain open without interruption.” If you’ve ever gotten an email from us, you may have noticed this with our signatures in 2020 when the world started shutting down. Now that the world is beginning to open back up and companies are heading back […]
We’re 100% remote-capable and open for business
From day one, we designed our firm infrastructure to be fully accessible and operational from any remote location. Over the next several days, we’ll be releasing a series of blog posts aimed at business crisis management.
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