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Failure to comply with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act may cost your company millions

By: LillianTan Pfizer recently agreed to pay out over $60 million to settle U.S. government investigations into whether the company paid bribes to boost business overseas in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”), 15 U.S.C. §§78dd-1, et seq. … Continue reading

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What Really Makes Entrepreneurs?

Written by Steve Masur: I have been corresponding with a PHD student who is studying how to stimulate entrepreneurship, and what programs can be developed to do so.  I reacted negatively at first, because it is my feeling that entrepreneurship … Continue reading

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The Smartest Thing Bloomberg Said

Written by Steve Masur Mayor Bloomberg spoke at the October New York Tech Meetup (nytm.org) right after Steve Jobs died. Bloomberg said that one of the things he learned early on when he was creating the Bloomberg information service is … Continue reading

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Building Traction! Focus on Brands and Celebrities

By: Steve Masur We are working every day on deals between digital media companies and the biggest brands, celebrities, and distribution channels.   I want to talk about where I think the big opportunities are now that things are finally “converging.” … Continue reading

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Traction vs. Financing

By Steve Masur I’ve been thinking about all the time and attention early stage companies and the press devote to raising money. I think too much attention is placed upon financing, and too little upon success in the company’s chosen … Continue reading

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Can the State Help Build Great Entrepreneurs?

By: Steve Masur I have been speaking recently at a lot of entrepreneurship programs and have toured a lot of incubators and accelerators this year, starting with the MIT Media Lab. The A 10 people levitra coupon type had brassy … Continue reading

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MasurLaw’s NYC headquarters are abuzz with talk of TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 – it’s happening now!

New York City’s TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 is a three-day conference focusing on startup competition energy. It’s happening May 23-25 at Pier 94 in Hell’s Kitchen. Both media and technology are accelerating faster than ever, and the goals of this conference … Continue reading

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Digital Hollywood 2011: “The shift in technology is causing a chaos situation” in Venture Funding, Entertainment, Mobile & Games

Jon9 interviewed Steve Masur for Hollywood Today at Digital Hollywood 2011. The full interview is posted here but here is a snippet for your reading pleasure: … By Jon Stolzberg: “Steven Masur, MasurLaw joins Kushal Saha, Cascadia Capital; Len Rand, … Continue reading

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Trademarks Talk at SVA (School of Visual Arts)

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Part II: Registering Your Trademark Internationally

This guide is meant to give you a better understanding of the process involved in registering your trademark internationally with the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”). You may not rely on it as legal advice. A lawyer is needed to … Continue reading

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