T-Pain sues former business partners over auto-tune

By Pankaj Ladhar of Manos • Alwine P.L. The auto-tune effect has become ubiquitous in new releases in the pop and R&B genre. There are auto-tune iPhone apps and even auto-tune versions of viral YouTube […]

CVS lawsuit against Hillsboro county will soon go to trial

By Pankaj Ladhar of Manos • Alwine P.L. In a Florida lawsuit, the major drug store CVS is asking for $2.5 Million in returned property taxes. It has taken nearly four years for the case […]

You can’t fake a slogan, when it belongs to someone else

By Pankaj Ladhar of Manos • Alwine P.L. The Naples, Florida seafood restaurant, Pinchers Crab Shack, says that a national fast food restaurant chain has improperly used its slogan “You can’t fake fresh” and by […]

Hotfile cleared of direct copyright infringement

By Pankaj Ladhar of Manos • Alwine P.L. A federal judge may have cleared Hotfile of direct copyright infringement, but the popular file sharing website is not out of the legal woods, yet. The Miami […]

Business interests raise questions about new wage laws

By Pankaj Ladhar of Manos • Alwine P.L. Florida business interests have filed a lawsuit in order to prevent a Palm Beach County ordinance that would affect the way workers could claim unpaid wages from […]

Sony, Netflix, and Starz dispute arises from their own success

By Pankaj Ladhar of Manos • Alwine P.L. Recently a business dispute between Sony and Starz has left Netflix subscribers unable to stream the Sony content over the internet via Netflix. As you are likely […]

Lawsuit alleges Harry Potter merchandise improperly used font

By Pankaj Ladhar of Manos • Alwine P.L. Last night the film “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” premiered in London. This is the final theatrical installment in the popular series. But another […]

Polka singer files infringement lawsuit against ex-wife

By Pankaj Ladhar of Manos • Alwine P.L. For songwriters the product of their craft is the music that they create. It is important to protect that product and block others from making money from […]

Lawsuit against CBS filed by ‘Happy Days’ cast members

By Pankaj Ladhar of Manos • Alwine P.L. According to On the Red Carpet, an entertainment news website, CBS Network is being sued by “Happy Days” cast members. They are suing for the money they […]

Non-compete agreements and legal settlements

By Pankaj Ladhar of Manos • Alwine P.L. For many businesses one of the most valuable assets is the knowledge and relationships of their employees. This can include specialized knowledge of the industry, knowledge of […]

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