Women’s History Highlight: Taylor Swift

By: Katie Rinkus   For our fourth Women’s History Spotlight, we’re turning to the one, the only, Miss Americana herself: Taylor Swift. Love her or hate her (I love her, obviously), Taylor is one of the most influential musicians and songwriters of our generation. In addition to her musical gifts, Swift has also proven herself a savvy and thoughtful [...]

Women’s History Highlight: Rihanna

By: Catie Eubanks   As a member of the #RihannaNavy and diehard stan, I HAD to choose Rihanna as my favorite woman in business as part of March blog series. As Michelle said in her intro blog, we are not discussing tabloid fodder or criticism of Rihanna for past actions or experiences. This post is about putting our hands [...]

Women’s History Highlight: Bethenny Frankel & Dolly Parton

By: Michelle Green   Confession: I have loved People magazine and articles about celebrities ever since reading my mom’s subscription when I was little. Celebrity “news” is still my go-to procrastination tool. Now that I’m a business attorney, my guilty pleasure comes with a dash of professional curiosity. I notice, and even look for, celebrities who are also savvy [...]

Women’s History Highlight: Our Biz-spirations

March is Women’s History Month, presenting G & G Law, LLC with a perfect opportunity to celebrate the legal maneuverings of some bad-ass entrepreneurs. Shall we call them Lady Bosses? Femmepreneurs? She-E-O? Boss Ladies? Boss Babe? #girlboss? Do I see some mommy-preneurs out there? Are you #empowered yet? Memes like this can come across as patronizing, but it's [...]

A Rude Awakening: Kylie Jenner Tries to Trademark “Rise and Shine”

Another day, another celebrity filing a trademark application to coopt an everyday expression. At the center of this case: Kylie Jenner and the household wakeup call “Rise and Shine”.  Following the online explosion of a video of Jenner serenading her daughter with the familiar refrain, she immediately sought to capitalize on the phenomenon by selling sweatshirts with a logo [...]

2020-09-14T10:37:40-05:00November 6th, 2019|Intellectual Property, Small Business Law, Trademarks|
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