Month: April 2015

Protect Your Trademark from Cybersquatters

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04/30/2015Tucker, Jane D.

Authored by attorney Jane Tucker  What can you do if someone is using your trademark as a domain name without any legitimate rights to that name (i.e. a cybersquatter)? Filing suit for trademark infringement can be impractical (for example, registrant is in a foreign country) and/or cost-prohibitive (trademark infringement litigation, whether in U.S. or in… Read more »

You’re About to Get Ambushed

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04/28/2015Bibeau, Anne G.

Authored by attorney Anne G. Bibeau They’re here. For a brief period it appeared the danger had been averted, but no. The National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) “ambush” election—also known as “quickie” election—rules go into effect on April 14, 2015. The NLRB’s new rules will dramatically accelerate union elections. Whereas previously it could take upwards… Read more »

Four Vandeventer Black Attorneys Receive Prestigious Peer Rating

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04/02/2015Klinedinst, Arlene F.

Norfolk, VA. (March 31, 2015) – Vandeventer Black LLP has received notification from Martindale-Hubbell that four attorneys have received an “AV” Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating™.  Martindale-Hubbell is recognized as the legal profession’s most prestigious rating service. Attorneys Arlene Klinedinst (Labor & Employment), Neil Lowenstein (Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation),  and Kimberley Timms (Appellate Practice, Insurance Coverage… Read more »