A famous line from a movie had a grizzled old cowboy raising his finger and giving advice to a young tenderfoot. The advice was “Just one thing.” Although the grizzled cowboy never told the tenderfoot exactly what the “just one thing” was, we believe that it is doing what you enjoy doing and what you know. The firm’s practice engages creative people and helps them protect what they have created. We enjoy the client interaction and we know how to help protect what you have.
Since 1993, attorney Robert J. (Jeff) Veal has been listed among the preeminent lawyers in America by Martindale Hubbell, a national peer review based listing of attorneys. This ranking is in addition to the coveted AV rating bestowed on attorney Veal by Martindale Hubbell.
In addition, Mr. Veal has been listed in the Woodward White publication The Best Lawyers in America in numerous years.
Our clients are creative. They are artists, musicians, inventors, web designers or business people in any type endeavor. They have new ideas in the arts and sciences or just a new way to sell a widget. Our goal is to counsel them creatively as well, blending their ideas and passion into a legal framework that gives them the best chance not only to be creative but to thrive and prosper as creative contributors to society.Learn More
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The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) provides a statutory scheme for copyright holders to notify internet service providers of the existence of allegedly copyrighted material on their servers. A “safe harbor” is provided to service providers who remove or...Learn More
After a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California found that Samsung infringed Apple’s design and utility patents and awarded Apple $$290,456,793 in damages, Samsung appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal...Learn More
What will be impact of the July 8, 2015 affirmation of the cancellation of the “Redskins” trademark registration ? The “ Redskins” mark was first used by the “Washington Redskins” National Football League (“NFL”) franchise in 1933 when then owner George Preston Marshall selected the name while the team was located in Boston, Massachusetts.Learn More