Relevant Legal Developments in U.S. Law for Global Entrepreneurs and their Non-U.S. Lawyers_8 February 2019

By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, The Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis Intellectual Property – Copyright Laws The U.S.  Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the “first sale” doctrine of the CopyRight Act does not apply to the reproduction of digital file for the purposes of resale. https://www.natlawreview.com/article/second-circuit-no-first-sale-doctrine-reproduced-digital-files U.S. Intellectual… Read More

LEGAL STRATEGY FOR NON-U.S. DISRUPTIVE STARTUPS

By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis PROCESS MAP OF A LEGAL STRATEGY FOR   NON-U.S. DISRUPTIVE STARTUPS EXPANDING (OR SEEKING) TO THE U.S. MARKET   To learn more or find out how to develop a legal strategy for your business visit http://www.lawjmlewis.com or email jm@lawjmlewis.com.   The views expressed in… Read More

How to Use the Law Strategically to Expand Your Business Globally

By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis   To learn more or find out how to develop a legal strategy for your business visit http://www.lawjmlewis.com or email jm@lawjmlewis.com.   The views expressed in this article do not constitute legal advice and legal information provided in this post should not be… Read More

Two Major Takeaways from Renowned Harvard Business Professor for Entrepreneurs Seeking True Disruption and Market-Creating Innovation

By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis. There are two major takeaways from a recent article by BusinessInsider.com entitled, “A Harvard professor has a tip for entrepreneurs looking for the next big thing: Check out the electric-car market in China.” Featured and renowned Professor at Harvard Business School, Clayton Christensen provides… Read More

From Finding the Right Amount of Government Regulation to Foster Innovation to Making Communities More Resilient – Highlights & Tech Trends from CES 2019

By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis Considered the global stage for innovation, last week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas brought over 180,000 attendees, over 4,000 exhibitors and 1,000 speakers. It also highlighted noteworthy aspects of the Tech industry and its interaction with global politics & government regulation, with… Read More

Bridging the Divide Between Startup Founders and the Law

Changing the Way the Law Serves Startups By Using the Law as a Tool in Business Development By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, The Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis Startups Founders feelings toward lawyers are akin to the general public feelings toward dentists – no one wants to go. The reasons for the feelings toward each… Read More

THE IMPORTANCE OF INFORMATION

By Janelle M. Lewis, Principal Attorney, The Law Office of Janelle M. Lewis What Has Been Said About Information? “…Information is liberating…” -Kofi Annan “Getting information off the internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” -Mitchell Kapor “….When there is information, there is enlightenment…” -Atifete Jahjaga “We tend to accept information that… Read More