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The Three Tolls

Every prospective litigation client needs to know the three tolls of litigation. A Lawyer’s Time is (Your) Money. When we talk about the cost of litigation, we usually think first of a Read More

Business in the Time of Covid19

As of March 16, 2020, everyone has been urged to work from home, if possible, and it is likely to last several weeks, or even months. Here are some things Read More

You Gotta Admit, It’s Getting Better

One of the few things that every political persuasion agrees upon is that “everything sucks.” But could that be because we haven’t noticed real improvements around the world? A few Read More

Boilerplate Protects Your Business

Do you know the term “boilerplate language?” Some people don’t.  The legal term “boilerplate,” is used for terms used again and again. It derives from the sturdiness and protection of Read More

Credit Card Surcharges Will Soon Be Legal in California

By: Andrew K Jacobson [caption id="attachment_2499" align="alignright" width="346"] (Sur) Charge![/caption] A group of California small businesses have successfully challenged California’s long-time ban on credit card surcharges. However, for the moment, they are Read More

Startups and Trademarks

You and your friends have discussed, with increasing enthusiasm, your idea for a new business. Maybe you want to produce an app, or maybe a restaurant pairing different cuisines. You Read More

21st Century Law

August 10, 2017. By: Andrew K Jacobson The California Supreme Court will be deciding if it will lower the admissions standards for the  State Bar. California currently has one of the highest Read More

AV Preeminent: Andrew Jacobson Receives Peer Review Rating™ for Bay Oak Law from Martindale-Hubbell®

This just in -- Martindale-Hubbell has just given Andy Jacobson the "AV Preeminent" Rating for Business Law, Intellectual Property, and Labor and Employment. That is the highest rating available for Read More

Congress Saves Social Media by Nixing the Non-Disparagement Clause

As it has exploded into prominence, social media is a regular fixture in the legal news. Entire generations live through their social media links, finding friends, products, and restaurants online. Read More

Rest Break ≠ On-Call

Employment rights have long been a fertile source of conflict in California courts, which have been trying to find a proper balance between the interests of the employer and those Read More

FOR $6, YOU CAN BE AN AGENT!

Secret Agent. Not a Copyright Agent. Photo courtesy of Dutch National Archives, The Hague, Fotocollectie Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANeFo), 1945-1989   I’m going to be honest. Procedural requirements are important, but man, they are Read More

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