Faruki Blog

Trademarks: Creation and Cessation (Authored by Faruki Law Clerk Terrel P. Benne)

A trademark is not just a protected symbol or slogan, rather trademarks serve as a company’s identity. But how are trademarks created?  The short.. Read More

Attorneys: Please Don't Steal Your Client's Money. Will You be Permanently Disbarred? In Ohio, Maybe. In New Jersey, Absolutely – For Now.

The Supreme Court of New Jersey made the legal news this month with its opinion In the Matter of Dionne Larrel Wade, an Attorney at Law, N.J. Supreme.. Read More

Patents: Who Owns this Invention?

"To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective.. Read More

Faruki PLL and Co-Managing Partner Erin Rhinehart Selected as 2022 Premier Health Care Lawyers

DAYTON, Ohio — Faruki PLL and Co-Managing partner Erin Rhinehart were selected as Premier Health Care Lawyers (PHCL), for a third consecutive year. .. Read More

"Hmm…Is That Copyrightable?": An Overview of Protectable Content Under the Copyright Act of 1976

Whether it's a nifty idea you had for a drawing that you end up sketching out one evening or a new clip you shot last weekend to edit and upload to.. Read More

The Pain In Verein: What a $32 Million Verdict Teaches About Litigating Legal Malpractice Claims

The April 28, 2022 Ohio appellate court opinion in RevoLaze LLC v. Dentons US LLP, 8th Dist. Cuyahoga No. 109742, 2022-Ohio-1392, which affirmed a.. Read More

Faruki PLL Welcomes Its Summer Clerks for 2022

DAYTON and CINCINNATI, OH — June 7, 2022 – Faruki PLL (Faruki+) is pleased to welcome their new summer clerks, Meghan Savercool, Damini Mohan, and.. Read More

Faruki PLL Welcomes Its New Executive Director, Joan Germann

DAYTON and CINCINNATI, OH — May 26, 2022 – Faruki PLL is pleased to welcome its new Executive Director, Joan Germann. "I believe that I have found a.. Read More

Badgerow v. Walters, 596 U.S. – (2022) – Jurisdiction under the FAA to Confirm or Vacate Awards is Severely Limited

It is well-settled that the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), 9 U.S.C. § 1, et. seq., does not, by itself, confer a federal court with jurisdiction to.. Read More

It's Art, But Is It Transformative? The Supreme Court Decides to Address a Thorny Issue of Copyright Law in Warhol

On March 28, 2022, the Supreme Court agreed to review Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith, 11 F.4th 26 (2nd Cir. 2021), in.. Read More