Entertainment
LSG Documentary Client “Maya Angelou And Still I Rise” Premiered in February

LSG Documentary Client “Maya Angelou And Still I Rise” Premiered in February Linda Mensch provided production and legal counsel on the feature February 21, 2017 The ...

Jerry Glover Quoted on the Risks of Reality TV Home Makeovers in Realtor.com

Jerry explains for Realtor.com how homeowners can be left on the hook for post-construction issues when they participate in reality TV home makeover shows

Peter Strand and Joe Voss to Moderate Panels at South By Southwest 2017

Peter Strand and Joe Voss to Moderate Panels at South by Southwest 2017 January 30, 2017 Leavens Strand & Glover lawyers Peter Strand and Joe Voss will moderate panels on ke...

LSG Named to U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” List

Firm ranked Tier 1 in Chicago for Entertainment Law

Jerry Glover Quoted in NY Times on “The Apprentice” footage

Jerry sheds light on why the reality show has not released outtakes of Donald Trump

LSG Client CPA Theatricals’ “Numbers Nerds” Musical Selected for Prestigious NYC Workshop

Travis Life consults on legal issues for this up-and-coming theater group

Jerry Glover & Linda Mensch named “Lawyers of the Year” in Chicago

Best Lawyers® announced that Jerry Glover & Linda Mensch have been named 2017 “Lawyers of the Year” in Entertainment Law in Chicago.

New York Court Issues Dubious Right of Publicity Decision

New York Court Issues Dubious Right of Publicity Decision March 9, 2017 by Jerry Glover In 2006 Chris Porco was convicted of the murder of his father and the attempted murder of...

Court Denies Blurt-Out Defense to Sony in Case Involving the Television Series “Timeless”

Court Denies Blurt-Out Defense to Sony in Case Involving the Television Series “Timeless” March 2, 2017 by Jerry Glover If you are a fan of the NBC television series...

Court Decides Plaintiff Alleging Violation of Illinois Biometric Act Has Not Suffered Concrete Injury and Has No Standing to Bring Suit

Court Decides Plaintiff Alleging Violation of Illinois Biometric Act Has Not Suffered Concrete Injury and Has No Standing to Bring Suit March 1, 2017 by Jerry Glover A New York ...

Woman in Video Loses Fight Over TGI Friday’s Commercial

Woman in Video Loses Fight Over TGI Friday’s Commercial February 24, 2017 by Jerry Glover An actor, Shoshana Roberts, agreed to be the center of attention in a documentary...

Marlon Wayans Defeats Claim of Racial Discrimination/Harassment

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Read More: Marlon Wayans Defeats Claim of Racial Discrimination/Harassment

Read More: Marlon Wayans Defeats Claim of Racial Discrimination/Harassment February 13, 2017 by Jerry Glover Comedian and actor Marlon Wayans has prevailed against a claim by an...

Nicollette Sheridan Loses Again

Nicollette Sheridan Loses Again February 10, 2017 by Jerry Glover Remember the TV series “Desperate Housewives”? Remember one of the cast members, Nicollette Sheridan (the blond...

Seventh Circuit Holds Dopp Kit Design is Functional, Not Protectable Trade Dress

A court has ruled that a bag design is not protected by the trade dress law, even though the defendant intentionally copied the plaintiff's design

Trademarks For Fictional Business Establishment: Is it Possible?

Will you be able to order at a real life Krusty Krab anytime soon? Read on to see if trademarks for fictional restaurants held up in court.

LSG Continues Long Streak of Selection to Illinois Super Lawyers List

Name partners have been on this list for as many as 11 years in a row

New York Court Concludes Blogger Not an Employee of Magazine

New York Court Concludes Blogger Not an Employee of Magazine January 6, 2017 by Jerry Glover The New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division,* has ruled that an internet blogger ...

New Federal Trade Secrets Act

New Federal Trade Secrets Act January 4, 2017 by Jerry Glover In May, 2016, Congress passed, and President Obama signed into law, the federal Trade Secrets Act. This new law all...

Prominent Media & Entertainment Lawyer Joe Voss Joins LSG’s Growing National Practice

Prominent Media & Entertainment Lawyer Joe Voss Joins LSG’s Growing National Practice January 2, 2017 Leavens, Strand & Glover is pleased to announce that Joe Voss...