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I Want to Make a Prototype. How do I Protect my Idea?

You have a great idea and you are ready to take the next step and have a prototype built. This may require the expertise of a draftsman, engineer, or manufacturing house, maybe even an investor. While the best way to protect any invention is often a patent, there may be considerations that prevent filing for […]

Widerman Malek Christmas Party 2016

Merry Christmas! On December 16th, the families and friends of Widerman Malek gathered together to enjoy another one of Widerman Malek’s annual Christmas parties. The party was held in a beautiful venue furnished with a sparkling Christmas tree. You can view the images from the event below and see the festivities for yourself. Photographs courtesy […]

Widerman Malek Children’s Holiday Party 2016

On December 18th, A holiday party was held for the children and grand-children of the Widerman Malek staff at the firm’s Melbourne, FL office. The children and families had a great time making ornaments, holiday decorations, and sugar cookies to eat. Continuing the festivities, a reading of A Visit from St. Nicholas, also known as The […]

France Works Hard to Put out Drone Laws

While many countries haven’t caught up to the United States when it comes to legislation around drones, many countries are now hard at work coming up with their own laws around the devices, including France. French legislators have a long list of drone-based laws they are about to release, and the new laws could seriously […]

New Montana Law Offers the Right to a Jury Trial for Criminal Property Seizures by Police

Montana has had some serious issues with police officers taking the property of its citizens when those citizens are prosecuted. Many citizens complain of being falsely charged with crimes, and then having their possessions taken by local police departments. That’s because current Montana laws allow police and prosecutors to seize property that’s expected to be […]

Qualcomm Sues Meizu over Patent Infringement

Qualcomm has a history of fighting with a Chinese company known as Meizu. This manufacturer of portable electronics is known for producing items without taking the time to acquire all the proper patent rights for the products that it creates. That’s why Qualcomm has taken legal action against the company many times, and it’s why […]

Preparing for Mediation

Mediation is a great tool for reaching a solution to your issue without resorting to litigation. As most people know, litigation can be very expensive and time-consuming, and the prospect of rolling the dice when it costs so much to play can be a great motivation to resolve your issues through mediation. However, mediation does […]

The Donald Trump Skittles Controversy

Donald Trump is getting a whole lot of attention these days with the election and now being the President-elect. He’s been involved in a whole lot of controversy and people are quoting him on a daily basis, but few are talking about his copyright infringement case. Donald Trump managed to achieve copyright infringement in a […]

Parenting Agreements Can Be Works in Progress

More often than not, when people divorce, they get a parenting agreement that is meant to keep the children happy, healthy, and safe. The words that are used in that parenting agreement should be the resolving point when any type of a dispute comes up. However, when both parents agree to something that may be […]

Arnold Black Stood Up for His Own Injustices and Won

There are always reported cases of injustice or outright abuse in the media, but there aren’t quite as many cases that involve police officers specifically. According to the NY Daily news, Arnold Black sued the East Cleveland police force over a horrifying incident that happened to him, and he won big with a payout totaling […]

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