Jaburg Wilk

News/Publications

  • The Dangers of OTC Work

    Two years ago, these words were seldom used in the business context – remote workers, hybrid schedule, and essential workers. Now they are the norm. During the pandemic, many employers have embraced telework opportunities for their workforce. While surveys consistently report that many employees favor the flexibility that telework and hybrid work offers them, telework has potential issues for employers, one … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Miramax Gets Medieval on Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction NFTs: Takeaways for Non-Fungible Token (NFT) Creators, Buyers and Sellers

    The Lawsuit Against Tarantino

    On November 16, 2021, Miramax filed a lawsuit against famed film director Quentin Tarantino, alleging breach of contract, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, and unfair competition. While intellectual property legal disputes are nothing new in Hollywood, the non-fungible token (“NFT”) subject matter makes the case novel.

    According to Miramax’s complaint, … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Article

  • Show Gratitude Always – Don’t Delay, Start Today!

    Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. We are nearing the end of another odd year. In thinking about writing this post, I contemplated thankfulness and gratitude. I can’t say it better, so here is my annual blog for the week of Thanksgiving.

    This is a good time of year to think of gratitude generally and what you’re thankful for specifically. At the same time, it’s a great time of year to spread good … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Wealth Is the Company You Keep

    Who you associate with is important in business and in life. You should surround yourself with people who add value. In business it may be a mentor or connector. In your personal life it may just be someone who makes you laugh. Never underestimate the value of humor and laughter.

    The saying “everything is who you know” exists for a reason. In the context of business, this makes a difference.

    I used … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Jaburg Wilk Expands Insurance Law Practice

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (November 16, 2021) - The law firm of Jaburg Wilk announced that Dane A. Dodd joined the firm as an attorney in its insurance law, insurance coverage, and bad faith litigation group. Before joining Jaburg Wilk, Dane represented clients in insurance defense, commercial litigation, and bad faith litigation at other Phoenix law firms.

    “Dane is another excellent addition to our firm and our … Read More

    Categories: Insurance Litigation, News Release

  • Jaburg Wilk Supports Dress for Success 2021

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (11/15/2021) – The law firm of Jaburg Wilk was pleased to be a couture sponsor at Dress for Success Phoenix’s recent in-person VIP Fashion Night Out.

    Dress for Success has suited more than 15,000 women since their inception in 2009 with a value of more than $2.7 million dollars. They actively collaborate with agencies to assist women to become job ready both with skills and clothing. … Read More

    Categories: News Release

  • Success = Opportunity + Preparation

    There are many facets to success. The road is different depending on your profession, but in all situations, it involves opportunity and preparation, as well as timing and hard work. The preparation and hard work count as investing in yourself and your future.

    Preparation makes the hard work look easier to those on the outside. It’s the investment in yourself. Sometimes you can wing it, but most times when … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • A Tale of Two Registries: Trademark Registration on the Principal Register and the Supplemental Register

    Most people think that getting a trademark registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) means that their trademark is added to a single federal registry with one set of resulting legal rights and benefits. The reality of trademark registration is more complicated, however.

    Federal law provides for two different U.S. trademark registries - the “Principal … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Article

  • Celebrate the Moments

    Thinking about celebrating is inspired by my wife, who has a big birthday tomorrow. We have made special plans with people we care about. In these times it would have been easy to not do so, have a quiet moment with immediate family, and move on. But, when you do that, time keeps marching forward and you’ve missed an opportunity.

    The opportunity missed is the chance to celebrate a person, an occurrence, a … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Focus

    In our scattered multitasking world focus still matters. Our brains aren’t built to do multiple things at once, at least not well. This is a problem when we have tasks or projects requiring focus and attention.

    You probably have tools or processes you use to try and focus. This may include closing your office door, putting your phone on "do not disturb", or doing the work at a time or day (think early or on … Read More

    Categories: Blog