Another Trap for Consultants in a Down Economy; Unregistered Consultants Barred From Court

In 2002 and again in 2003, I wrote about the importance of consulting firms making sure to register in New Jersey as temporary help service firms. A new case decided in January makes this point yet again. If you are providing staff augmentation or consulting work, you probably need to be registered. Camo Technologies Inc. […]

Mandatory CLE for NJ Attorneys

I recently distributed an article about the report of the New Jersey Supreme Court’s Ad Hoc Committee on Continuing Legal Education as it relates to in-house counsel and inactive attorneys. Below are links to some of the materials reference in the notice. NJ Court Rule 1:27-2 – Provides that in-house counsel licensed in another state […]

Keyword Advertising – Trademark Infringement or Not?

I’ve been getting inquiries about keyword advertising. This is where a company buys a keyword from a search engine and when someone searches that word, the company’s ad is displayed. These ads are also links to the advertiser’s website. Google uses their trademark “Adwords” for this service. All in all, this can be an effective […]