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Paramus, New Jersey, 07652
Phone: (201) 967-8040
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Richard Ravin, Esq. Internet Lawyer, New Jersey and New York; Intellectual Property Law; Business law; e-commerce site law,domain names, cybersquatting and trademark infringement; anonymous online speech defamation, chat rooms, electronic forum; music downloading and copyright...
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Past Chair of New York State Bar Association's Intellectual Property Law Section...
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NJ Appellate Court Affirms Bloggers' First Amendment Right To Remain
Anonymous, Upholding Order Quashing Google Subpoena Seeking Identities.
 Defendants Represented by Richard L. Ravin, Esq., of Hartman & Winnicki, P.C.
Somerset Development, LLC et al. v. "Cleaner Lakewood", John Doe et al.,
 2012 WL 437271 (N.J. App. Div. Sept. 26, 2012) (Clck here for More
For List of Anonymouns John Doe Cases Handled By Richard L. Ravin Esq., Since 2001 Click Here
Nutritional Supplements Manufacturer and Chemist Win Seven-Year Case Defending
False Claims of Misappropriation Trade Secrets With No-Cause Judgment;  Confidentiality Agreement Held Void As Anticompetitive; Attorneys' Fees Awarded.  (More news, click here.).  Grow Company, Inc. v. Dilip Chokshi and Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc.  2012 WL 715978 (N.J. App. Div. 2012)

appeared as lead article in the Intellectual Property & Life Sciences, supplemental issue of the New Jersey Law Journal (April 9, 2012) written by Richard L. Ravin, Esq.  The article analyzes the new law (effective January 5, 2012) which makes significant changes to the New Jersey's common law tort of misappropriation of trade secrets, including expansion of liability. Companies and individuals disclosing or receiving confidential ideas, business information or trade secrets to or from business partners and employees should re-evaluate existing non-use and nondisclosure agreements based on New Jersey law.

New Jersey Superior Court Quashed Subpoena Seeking Identities of Anonymous Blog and Anonymous Posters critical of Real Estate Developer in Lakewood Township, New Jersey in Online Defamation Case,Somerset Development, LLC et al. v. "Cleaner Lakewood" John Doe et al., Docket No. OCN-C-119-10

Nutritional Supplements Company Loses Suit Against Competitor For Misappropriation Of Trade Secrets; Court Voids Confidentiality Agreement And Awards Attorneys' Fees, Grow Company, Inc. v. Dilip Chokshi and Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc., et al., Docket No. BER-C-280-05

New Jersey Appellate Court Rules That E-Mailer Can Retain Anonymity. Plaintiff in Defamation Suit Cannot Discover Identity of Author of E-Mail Sent With Photos of Underage Drinking Which Were Downloaded From www.facebook.com Appellate Division Affirms Grant of Motion to Quash Subpoena Filed by
Richard L. Ravin, Esq. A.Z. v. Doe (Alexandra Zubowski v. John Doe).

New Jersey Court Vacates Discovery Order Seeking Identity Of Anonymous Authors, Preserving Online Speakers' First Amendment Rights To Anonymity;

   
  Articles By Richard L. Ravin  
   
"What's the Big Idea? The N.J. Trade Secret Act", lead article in the Intellectual Property & Life Sciences, supplemental issue of the New Jersey Law Journal (April 9, 2012) written by Richard L. Ravin, Esq. 
 
 

"The High Court's Contradiction", The Record newspaper, Page 1, Opinion section, July 3, 2011 (Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association, ___U.S. ___ (2011) holding California law banning violent video games to minors violates First Amendment),
by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq.
(For longer version of article, click here.)
 
     
  "Avoiding Online Identity Theft and Representing Its Victims"
by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq.
New Jersey Lawyer Magazine
(Internet Law Issue, December 2008)
 
     
  "Using Public Wi-Fi Hotspots Can Land You in Hot Water by Risking Disclosure of Confidential Information",
New Jersey Lawyer magazine, by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq. (Privacy Issue, April 2008)
 
     
  Online "Phishing" Scams and Identity Theft
by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq."
(version appearing in Bright Ideas, Spring, 2005, a publication of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, as the "Message From The Chair")
 
     
 

"Contributory Copyright Infringement For Music File Sharing:
Grokster v. Aimster"

by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq.
State Bar News , Technology Issue
(November 2003, New York State Bar Association),

 
     
 
 
     
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  SPAM €œ Unsolicited Commercial E-mail:
What Can Individuals and Businesses Do?*

by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq.
(February 2003)


"Lanham Act For Lender:
Increasing Collateral Value By Obtaining Related Intellectual Property Rights"

by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq.
New Jersey Lawyer Magazine
(February 2004, Federal Civil Practice Issue)
 
     
  "Piracy of Satellite and Cable TV Signals:
Liability Under The Digital Millennium Copyright Act and
The Federal Communications Act
"
by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq. and Van V. Mejia, Esq.
State Bar News, Technology Issue
(November 2002, New York State Bar Association)
 
     
  "Anonymous Online Speech:
New Jersey's First Amendment Privacy Interest"

by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq. and Van V. Mejia, Esq.
New Jersey Lawyer Magazine (Privacy Issue, February 2002)
 
     
  Is My Domain Name Property, And Can I Own It?
by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq., first appearing in the
State Bar News(Technology Issue, December 2000,
a publication of the New York State Bar Association)
 
     
  Employee and Student Privacy Interests in the Computer Age,
by: Richard L. Ravin, Esq. and Stephen E. Halpern,
New Jersey Lawyer Magazine (The Law and the Internet, August 1999)
 

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