Life Changing Alzheimer’s Or Dementia Diagnosis? 3 Ways Guardianships Can Bring Stability to Your Family


  • February 7, 2019
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  • /   Family & Marital Law,Private Wealth Services,Articles
guardianship
An Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis is scary and can leave a patient and their family with more questions than answers. Legal guardianships can provide asset protection, stability, and comfort in uncertain times. While less restrictive alternatives to guardianship may exist

Lowndes Attorney Tara Tedrow Promoted to Shareholder


  • February 1, 2019
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  • /   Press Releases
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Lowndes is pleased to announce that attorney Tara Tedrow has been promoted to the shareholder, effective February 1, 2019. Tedrow previously served as a senior associate and joined the firm in 2012.

Step-Parent Adoption – Time to Take the Plunge?


  • January 31, 2019
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  • /   Family & Marital Law,Articles
family on the beach
Family composition often includes children from a prior marriage. Step-parents assume the role of caring for, loving, and raising the spouse’s children. Lasting bonds are created by step-parent relationships but legally, step-parents have no rights with regards to these chil

Lowndes Welcomes Back Morey Raiskin, Labor & Employment Law Group Attorney


  • January 30, 2019
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  • /   Labor & Employment Law,Press Releases
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Lowndes is pleased to announce that Morey Raiskin has returned to the firm as of counsel in the Labor & Employment Law Group after serving in the same industry for other local law firms. A Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, Raiskin previously spent

Protect Your Brand - Benefits of Federal Trademark Registration


  • January 29, 2019
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  • /   Intellectual Property Services,Articles
blackboard
When thinking about intellectual property protection, particularly for startups on a shoestring budget, trademark registration is often a necessary investment that provides substantial “bang for the buck”, as the goodwill associated with a company’s brand often becomes

The Fine Print - Winter 2019


  • January 29, 2019
  • /   James O’Brien, Stephen C. Thomas, Alexandrea R. Simser (draft), Alexander Dobrev
  • /   Intellectual Property Services,Privacy,Cybersecurity & eDiscovery,Supply Chain Management
News papers
In the latest edition of The Fine Print we highlight our Melbourne attorneys in addition to articles covering intellectual property due diligence, protecting your personal information in light of the Starwood/Marriott data breach and an infographic on supply chain management

10 Ways to Protect Yourself in Light of the Starwood/Marriott Breach


  • January 28, 2019
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  • /   Intellectual Property Services,Technology,Articles
Data Breach
Marriott International announced a massive data breach of its Starwood database. Hackers took off with names, mailing addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, passport numbers, affinity account information, dates of birth, gender, arrival and departure information,

Seven Key Steps When Thinking About IP Due Diligence in Corporate Transactions


  • January 28, 2019
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  • /   Intellectual Property Services,Technology,Articles
Mother Board
Intellectual Property (IP) assets play an increasingly significant role in corporate transactions — small and large — and the importance of involving IP counsel, particularly on the buyer’s deal team, cannot be overstated.

Meet Our Melbourne Attorneys


  • January 28, 2019
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Media coverage
We proudly opened our Melbourne office in 2014 to better provide intellectual property, corporate, and other services to clients in the area’s growing technology industry. Meet some of our attorneys on the SpaceCoast!

Property Tax Exemption and Agricultural Classification Application Deadline - March 1st


  • January 24, 2019
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  • /   Tax,Articles
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March 1st is the deadline for filing all property tax exemption applications in the state of Florida, as well as all agricultural classification applications. No matter in which of the 67 Florida counties you own property, please be certain that any property tax exemptions