Can I Use A Public Domain Picture Of A Celebrity On My Website?

Can I Use A Public Domain Picture Of A Celebrity On My Website?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
A lot of people on the internet are starting to become familiar with copyright laws. They know, for example, that you are not supposed to save and use a picture from someone else’s website. Sure, theft of images online is pretty rampant. But honest business...
Are you at risk for CAN-SPAM fines?

Are you at risk for CAN-SPAM fines?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
E-mail marketing, such as newsletters and promotions to customer lists, is highly effective. That is why most companies engage in some type of e-mail marketing. Yet, many companies are unfamiliar with the laws that regulate e-mail marketing, such as the CAN SPAM Act....

Business Law

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
BUSINESS LAW Disputes, misunderstandings, and litigation can all have negative effects on the health and longevity of your business. Whether you’re the owner or member of a partnership, a limited liability company, or an established corporation, it is critical to...
Are there any laws I should know about when advertising my business?

Are there any laws I should know about when advertising my business?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
YES! Advertising laws are complicated. There are a lot of them. And there are even more urban myths about what rights consumers have (or do not have). But the consumer and advertising laws have a dominant theme: don’t screw your customer and trick them into...
A Short History of California’s Unfair Competition Law

A Short History of California’s Unfair Competition Law

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
In 1933, California passed the Unfair Competition Law, also known as Section 17200 of the Business and Professions Code. At the time of its origination, this law allowed public prosecutors and private citizens, acting for themselves or on behalf of the public as...