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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…

Recent Article by Richard L. Ravin, Esq. appearing in
New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, Social Media Issue April 2019

What Happens To My Emails,Social Media Content,
Cloud Storage And Online Accounts When I Die?

Look To The UFADDA And Federal Law

Recent FAQ Video Posts

Selected Cases:

For a Partial List of Anonymouns John Doe Cases Handled By Richard L. Ravin Esq., Since 2001 Click Here
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)
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.  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;