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Getting an Injunction for Trade Secret Misappropriation

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Under Florida law (Chapter 688), trade secrets are entitled to certain legal protections. As a business owner or operator, you need to be able to protect your company’s valuable trade secrets against any type of unlawful use. If you have been a victim of trade secret misappropriation, it is imperative that you speak to… Read More »

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Commercial Litigation Report: Year in Review

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Lex Machina, a leading data analytics firm, recently released its 2017 Commercial Litigation Report. The report is designed to highlight developments and trends in the world of business law, through the comprehensive review of all of the commercial cases that have been filed in United States District Courts. Notably, the researchers found that the… Read More »

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Palm Beach County Court Dismisses Unfair Trade Practices Claim Against Pokemon Go App Maker

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Pokemon Go is a popular mobile gaming application that uses advanced, augmented reality technology as part of its gameplay. When it was first released in the summer of 2016, it broke Apple’s mobile download records. Though, not everyone was happy with the product. Indeed, a Palm Beach, Florida man sued the game’s app maker,… Read More »

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The Four Stages of Business Law Arbitration

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Is your company currently locked in a commercial dispute? If so, you may need to (or be required to) seek arbitration. Compared to traditional litigation, arbitration offers businesses several key benefits, including that it is generally faster and cheaper than litigation, and that the proceedings can be kept fully confidential. For companies facing upcoming… Read More »

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Business Law Watch: Governor Rick Scott Vetoes the “Liquor Wall” Repeal Bill

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On May 24th, 2017, Florida Governor Rick Scott created major political waves when he vetoed Senate Bill 106. This was a controversial piece of legislation that would have removed Florida’s ‘liquor wall’, a colloquial name for a prohibition-era law that puts heavy restrictions on when and where hard liquor can be sold within the… Read More »

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Florida Federal Judge: False Advertising Lawsuit Against Movie ‘War Dogs’ Can Proceed

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

War Dogs, a 2016 movie produced by Warner Brothers, reportedly grossed $86 million at the box office. This dark comedy film stars actors Jonah Hill and Miles Teller as two Miami-based arms dealers who secure a major contract from the Pentagon. The film is based on real events. However, one of the men who… Read More »

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Court Strikes Down Miami Beach’s New Minimum Wage Law

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

On March 28th, 2017, a Miami-Dade County circuit court struck down a Miami Beach city ordinance that was set to raise the jurisdiction’s minimum wage. According to reporting from the Miami Herald, the law was invalidated by Judge Peter Lopez, who agreed with officials from the state of Florida and a coalition of Miami-area… Read More »

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The Enforceability of Non-Solicitation Agreements in Florida

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A non-solicitation agreement is a contract that prevents an employee from leveraging a company’s customers for their own benefit or the benefit of an industry competitor. Often, non-solicitation agreements are part of larger employment contracts that may also include provisions such as a non-compete agreement or a non-disclosure agreement. If your company is using… Read More »

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Proposed Florida Bill Seeks to Curb Abusive ADA Lawsuits

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) provides important legal protections to disabled individuals. The law is wide ranging, and it affects businesses in many different ways. Overall, there is no doubt that the legislation has produced considerable benefits. However, some Florida businesses have also complained that the law has been abused. More… Read More »

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Selling Your Business? Why You Should Consult With a Lawyer

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Not only is selling a business is a big decision, it is also a highly complex transaction. Indeed, a person who is buying or selling a business should move forward in the process only by first seeking guidance from an experienced business law attorney as well as an accountant. Here, we explain how a… Read More »

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