Is Your Business In Compliance With The Wage Theft Prevention Act?

Under a recently enacted New York statute, the Wage Theft Prevention Act (WTPA), all private sector New York employers are required to provide all employees performing work in New York a written notice advising them of their wage/salary rate. These written notices are due on or before February 1, 2012. Background In December 2010, Governor

Golden Globe Nomination for Client Sofia Vergara

Frederick P. Bimbler and all of us congratulate client Sofia Vergara on her Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. The announcement came the day after her Screen Actors Guild nomination for Oustanding Female Actor in a Comedy Series.

Mary E. Rasenberger on Panel Discussing the Google Books Settlement

In March, the proposed settlement between Google and book publishers and authors over Google’s book scanning and book search programs, was rejected. On November 30, at the 2011 Conference on Copyright and Technology, a panel of legal experts including CDAS Partner Mary E. Rasenberger considered the unanswered questions that decision left behind. Click here to

A Week of Honors for Clients’ Films

The Tree of Life tied for Best Feature at the 21st Annual Gotham Independent Awards in New York Monday night. The next day the 2011 New York Film Critics’ Circle Awards were announced; Brad Pitt (Best Actor) and Jessica Chastain (Best Supporting Actress) both won for The Tree of Life which also took the award

CDAS Presents a “Copyight & Trademark Law Primer” at PLI

On Friday December 9 from 2:15pm to 3:30pm, CDAS attorney Zehra J. Abdi presents “Copyright and Trademark Law Primer” at the Practising Law Institute (PLI). This primer is part of PLI’s annual Bridge-the-Gap program; newly admitted attorneys may attend the two-day Bridge-the-Gap program to satisfy all of their annual MCLE requirements. Tweet Follow Print Article

Eleanor M. Lackman Speaks at PLI’s “IP Licensing Issues”

On Thursday January 19, 2012 from 3:30pm to 5pm, Eleanor M. Lackman speaks on the panel “IP Licensing Issues” at the IP Issues in Business Transactions 2012 conference at the Practising Law Institute (PLI). Ms. Lackman will address IP strategies and protections necessary to achieve a timeline of goals for transactions involving copyright, trademark and

Mary E. Rasenberger on the Google Books Settlement

On Sunday, November 30, from 11:30am to 12:45pm, CDAS Partner Mary E. Rasenberger will be speaking at the C&T Conference on Copyright & Technology 2011. Her panel “The Google Book Settlement: Good Riddance or Lost Opportunity?“will be held at the Manhattan Penthouse. Now that the settlement is dead, what will happen next? What should happen?

Nancy E. Wolff on Art Law Panel at NYCLA

On Friday, November 18 (8:45am – 5:30pm) Nancy E. Wolff joins a panel of experts on art law at the NYCLA, 4th Annual Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Institute. (CLE credit available). Tweet Follow Print Article Print Page

CDAS Congratulate Clients’ Films Opening Today!

CDAS congratulates our clients on their films opening today. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, Brazil’s highest-grossing domestic film and its Oscar bet for Best Foreign Film, opens today in the U.S. Also Werner Herzog’s Into the Abyss opens today in limited release. The Rum Diary starring Johnny Depp, which opened in the U.S. a week