Explainers & Updates

for the Creators, Innovators
and Entrepreneurs

Find out more about legal issues in the times of COVID.

I Received A Letter Claiming Copyright Infringement

Demand letters alleging copyright infringement are a serious matter, no matter who they come from or what information you find on the internet about the sender. Higbee & Associates and PicRights have a certain reputation. However, the reputation of the sender doesn't mean you did nothing wrong. But a skilled advocate at your side can help minimize the damages.

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Update: The Public Charge Rule for US Visa & Immigration

The Public Charge Zombie required under Trump for certain green card and visa applications is dead.

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Why Small Business Owners Should Understand Copyright Law

Did you know one single instance of using someone else’s work without their permission can cost on average $1000 or more to resolve a claim of copyright infringement? If you are a small business owner, filmmaker, film producer, web designer, content writer, thought leader, life coach, talent manager, publicist or any other type of creative, your business depends on your understanding of copyright law.

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Responding To Trademark and Copyright Infringement Claims

With the economy seeing tough times and small businesses taking big hits this year, don't let a copyright or trademark infringement claim gut-punch your business. It is critical to understand what constitutes infringement, and what to do if you receive a claim of alleged infringment.

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If You Received a Denial for an SBA EIDL Loan Based Solely On Your Credit, Keep Reading.

We are here advocating for U.S. Small Businesses who are facing difficulties gaining access to COVID-19 Relief funds provided under the CARES Act by Congress under the Economic Income Disaster Loan and Emergency Grant Program. Read on here if you've been denied or may need an advocate for your business.

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