RPL Hosts International Trademark Association Roundtable on International Trademark Registration

RPL Partner Deena R. Merlen, Special Counsel Dara L. Onofrio and Associate Allison (“Ally”) M. Grein will moderate an International Trademark Association (“INTA”) Roundtable titled, “Navigating the IR Waters So You Don’t Drown” on Friday, June 24, 2016 from noon to 2:00 p.m. at the Stamford Innovation Center at 175 Atlantic Street in Stamford, Connecticut. Join Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP to discuss and learn about WIPO vs. national registration, international trademarks…

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RPL Shares Insights on Native Advertising, UGC and the Law as Part of Internet Week NY

Last week, Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP hosted a Citywide Event as part of Internet Week NY 2016. RPL Attorneys Marla M. Gordon, Deena R. Merlen and Allison M. Grein hosted an informal discussion about legal issues related to native advertising, sponsored content, UGC, endorsements and testimonials, which have become powerful advertising tools for companies in the digital arena. RPL Attorneys and participants discussed the importance of truth in advertising and disclosing material connections, as well…

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RPL Hosts Citywide Event at Internet Week NY: Native Advertising, UGC and the Law

Internet Week NY 2016: Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP Citywide Event Native Advertising, User-Generated Content and the Law Friday, May 20, 2016, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 41 Madison Avenue, 41st Floor New York, NY 10010 Native advertising, sponsored content and user-generated content (UGC) have become powerful advertising tools for companies to expand their reach and bottom lines.  What legal questions should companies ask when engaging influencers and employing sponsored and…

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RPL Partner Nicole Page to Speak at Hot Docs Festival in Toronto

May 3, 2016, New York, NY — RPL Partner Nicole Page will be attending the 2016 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto. She will be co-leading “Hot Docs Workshop: Decoding Contracts” on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. with attorney Jordan Nahmias. Participants will benefit from Ms. Page’s broad expertise and learn how to “decode contract lingo” as well as learn about key terms and legal tips. In addition learning how to navigate contract terrain, Ms. Page will…

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RPL Managing Partner Helen D. “Heidi” Reavis to Speak at Power Shift 2016

April 27, 2016, New York, NY — Next week, RPL Managing Partner Helen D. “Heidi” Reavis will speak at “Power Shift 2016: Women and Leadership” on the panel “Protected but Neglected” sponsored by Oxford University and Georgetown University Business School.  Ms. Reavis will present on whether laws originally intended to protect against discrimination may in fact limit our knowledge of women and members of other protected classes through enforced data collection limitations.  She is…

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RPL Celebrates Women’s City Club of NY Centennial Civic Spirit Awards Honorees

Last week, RPL Managing Partner and Emmy Award®-Winning Executive Producer Helen D. “Heidi” Reavis was a recipient of the Women’s City Club of New York (WCC) Civic Spirit Award, presented at the WCC Centennial Spirit Awards Dinner at the University Club of New York. In her closing speech, Ms. Reavis highlighted the importance of storytelling as a truthful medium in both the media and RPL’s legal practice. “Through honesty, storytelling bridges groups…

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RPL Partner Alice K. Jump Shares Highlights of NYS Paid Family Leave (in Effect in 2018)

On April 4, 2016, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law the Paid Family Leave Act (PFL) as part of a significant expansion of employee rights, including a new $15 state minimum wage and amendments to workers’ compensation law. PFL will apply to full-time and part-time employees who have been employed for at least six months. The PFL will apply to all businesses located in New York,…

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RPL Managing Partner Helen D. “Heidi” Reavis to be Honored with 2016 Civic Spirit Award

Helen D. “Heidi” Reavis to be Honored at Women’s City Club of New York 2016 Civic Spirit Awards Dinner RPL Managing Partner, Emmy Award®-Winning Executive Producer Celebrated as Social Justice Champion April 13, 2016, New York, NY—Today, the Women’s City Club of New York (WCC) announced Helen D. “Heidi” Reavis, Esq., Managing Partner and Principal at Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP, among the Honorees of the 2016 Civic Spirit Award. In…

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RPL Celebrates Read Alliance, Sponsors Eighth Annual Spring Benefit

Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP is a proud sponsor of the Eighth Annual Spring Benefit of the Read Alliance, a New York City-based organization seeking to increase literacy and learning and improve the educational trajectory of vulnerable student populations. The benefit will take place on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at The Park Café at Time Warner. READ’s tutoring program teaches foundational reading skills, employing and empowering teens to provide one-on-one support…

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RPL Victory for Client Strategic Motion Ventures LLC

In a representation by Litigation Partner Lawrence Brocchini, Reavis Parent Lehrer LLP won a significant victory on behalf of client Strategic Motion Ventures, LLC (“SMV”) in a litigation against Overseas Pictures Inc. (“OPI”) arising out of complaints of alleged fraud and misrepresentation relating to OPI’s investment in SMV for the purposes of production of motion pictures. Justice Eileen Bransten of the New York State Supreme Court dismissed all six counts…

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