News & Insight

Employment Law: New Laws for Employees with Wage Claims

May 24, 2013

A new Maryland labor and employment law incentivizes settling unpaid wage claims and may reduce court caseload. A new law that will go into effect on October 1st has effectively turned the tables on who is the plaintiff and who

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Around Town Updates by Mark Jensen: Recap of ETC's Business Development Panel

May 22, 2013

Several companies in the Canton Emerging Technology Center recently reached out for advice on business development.  My good friend Andrew Rose (Director of Marketing & Business Development at Naden/Lean, LLC) graciously agreed to organize a panel to discuss business development

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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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Bowie and Jensen, LLC Sponsors Oxfam Trailwalker

May 21, 2013

Bowie and Jensen, LLC sponsored Message System’s Team Momentum in the May Oxfam Traillwalker event in Japan.  Oxfam Trailwalker, “the world’s greatest team challenge” is an endurance fundraising event in which teams of four complete at 100km hike through bush

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Employment Law: The Internship, No Wages But Potentially Very Expensive

May 14, 2013

Unpaid interns can be a great resource for companies to grow prospective talent internally and contribute to the local community. That is, unless the company only really hired the interns for free labor. In which case, free interns can end up

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Insurance Defense: Reservation of Rights Letter

May 13, 2013

An insured may choose its own attorney to defend a lawsuit if the insurer issues a reservation of rights letter.  Virtually all liability policies, including policies which cover employment-related claims, obligate insurers to defend lawsuits filed against their insureds.  As

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Insurance Defense: Volunteer Liability

May 11, 2013

Have you ever seen a volunteer event go terribly wrong? Imagine a summer block party put on by the neighborhood association, or the spring fling for a local charity. The weather is perfect. The turnout is outstanding. People are having

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Bowie & Jensen, LLC Participates in Bone Marrow Registry Drive

May 8, 2013

Melody Tagliaferri Cronin, a talented young lawyer with great promise, bravely battled leukemia for nearly 2 years. She was always optimistic, always smiling, and never gave up.

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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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Matthew Hjortsberg to Serve on Board of the Sports Legends Museum and the Babe Ruth Museum

April 25, 2013

Bowie & Jensen is pleased to announce that managing partner Matthew Hjortsberg has been appointed to the board of the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation, which operates the Sports Legends Museum and the Babe Ruth Museum in Baltimore. “It’s an honor

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