Editor
Michael D. White
(818) 227‐0493
editor@sfvba.org

BOUNCING PICKLES AND ANNOYING LIZARDS: ARCANE AND ABSURD LAWS STILL ON THE BOOKS

Behold an interesting and entertaining review of some of the most bizarre and ridiculous laws and statutes still on the books across the country.

TRADEMARKS: THE DANGERS OF FAILING TO REGISTER

Incorporating under a brand name or securing a url and a website do not protect a trademark that isn’t properly registered with the USPTO.

BUSINESS LIABILITY AND COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has rewritten the laws regarding lawsuits brought by employees against companies based on alleged negligence or inaction.

HOME, SWEET HOME: NEW PROHIBITIONS ON RENTAL RESTRICTIONS

In the past, homeowner’s associations have amended their governing documents to prohibit short-term rentals. The legislature is taking a hard look a such policies.

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