Considerations For Starting An Independent Clothing, Apparel or Accessories Brand

Some Legal Considerations For Starting An Clothing, Apparel, Jewelry or Accessories Brand By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq The expansion of new technologies and the domination of social media as a means for distribution and mass marketing have caused an explosion of independent fashion designers creating their own brands. From clothing to apparel and other related […]

Internet Law: A Look At The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Internet and Privacy Policy Law: A Look At The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. In an effort to further protect its own citizens, California enacted its own legislation, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in an effort to regulate the collection, storage, sale and usage of third-party data collected on California […]

California’s New Employment Law and Its Effect On The Entertainment Business

California’s New Employment Law and Its Effect On The Entertainment and Music BusinessBy Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. In response to a wave of misclassification by employers, in 2019, California introduced new legislation.  In particular, this legislation was passed in order to protect California citizens by reducing worker misclassification.  Prior to this legislation, there were a […]

Some Additional Legal Considerations For A Small Business Owner

Business Law: Some Additional Legal Considerations For A Small Business Owner By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Building off the initial piece, this article explores some additional available legal protections that small business owners might consider when starting or operating an existing company. While this is not an exhaustive list, it is meant to explore a […]

Some Legal Considerations For A Small Business Owner

Business Law: Some Legal Considerations For A Small Business Owner By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. As more entrepreneurs continue to create their own businesses, the need for proper legal planning becomes of paramount importance. While there are many legal and business considerations a potential owner must consider before embarking on their own enterprise, this article […]

After You Create An Entity – The “Loan-Out” and Music Production Companies

Music Business Law: After You Create An Entity – The Musician and Artist “Loan-Out” and Music Production Companies By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. Previously, I explored some of the potential benefits that an artist, musician, music producer or engineer receives from establishing a business entity such as an LLC or corporation.  I also discussed some […]

A Musician’s Basic Guide To Business Entities And Taxes In New York State

Music Business Law: A Musician’s Basic Guide To Business Entities And Taxes In New York State By Justin M. Jacobson, Esq. As an individual embarks on their chosen journey, a career in music and in the music business, it is essential for them to have a basic understanding of the complexities and formalities associated with […]