News & Insight

Bowie & Jensen LLC Earns High Rankings in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

November 11, 2020

The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers awarded Bowie & Jensen LLC the prestigious national second tier ranking for Technology Law. Regionally, the firm was awarded the metropolitan first tier (Baltimore) for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships),

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Maryland GFOA Fall Conference

October 28, 2019

Last week, Bowie & Jensen attorney, Matthew Esworthy spoke at the Maryland GFOA (Govt. Finance Officers Association) Fall Conference on the Topic of Cybercrime Ransomware. Matt’s co-presenters were Adam Lippe, Chief of Economic Crime/Cybercrime for The Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s

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You Gotta Fight for Your Right to IP

July 2, 2015

One year ago, a federal court jury in New York awarded popular rap group, the Beastie Boys, $1.7 million resulting from the unauthorized use of several of its songs by marketers of Monster brand energy drink. Recently, the judge in

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The Lawsuit That Wasn’t: Sam Smith, Tom Petty and a Happy Ending

March 19, 2015

The intellectual property attorneys at Bowie and Jensen discuss a recent high-profile copyright infringement case in the world of pop music. Intellectual property cases often involve esoteric criteria for determining whether someone’s work has been improperly appropriated. When that decision

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Jurisdictional Win for Class Action Lawsuits

December 20, 2013

Firm Litigators Secure Federal Multi-Jurisdictional Transfer and Consolidation of Multiple Pending Lawsuits In a victory for a firm client that is currently a defendant to four federal court false advertising class actions pending in California, Illinois, Florida and New York,

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Intellectual Property Law: Under Copyright Law, You Don’t Always Get What You Pay For

September 11, 2013

Several surprises lurk in federal copyright law that are often revealed to employers after it is too late to avoid harsh consequences.  Most employers mistakenly assume that everything an employee creates that may relate to the employee’s job automatically belongs

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In-N-Out Burger Settles its Beef with Grab-N-Go

May 21, 2013

Bowie & Jensen’s Joshua A. Glikin represented famous West Coast burger joint In-N-Out Burger against a restaurant formerly called Grab-N-Go in Aberdeen, Maryland. Glikin successfully negotiated a settlement in federal court that has since led the opposing side to change

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Intellectual Property Law: A Better Solution for Stopping “Cybersquatters”

April 26, 2013

Perhaps the best space a business can own is not a physical space at all, but space on the internet, which usually means registering and owning a domain name.   A domain name is like home-sweet-home to a business and is

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Intellectual Property Law: Patent Trolls, The Intellectual Property Predators Trying to Take a Bite Out of Your Business

April 2, 2013

Stand guard against patent owners who acquire patents, and attempt to enforce them, for the sole purpose of extracting fees. You are not defenseless. A patent troll is usually a person or entity, often called a non-practicing business entity (NPE)

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Firm Files Suit to Stop Unsavory Competition on

April 1, 2013

The Maryland Daily Record may have said it best in an article that stated “two companies could be headed for a high noon showdown in U.S. District Court over copyright infringement on engraved firearm parts.”      In a federal lawsuit that

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