Back to Basics in the Wake of the Capital One Data Breach and Other Data Breaches

August 2019

News of data breaches are nowadays an almost daily occurrence. Consumers are becoming increasingly more frustrated, disoriented, and paranoid when faced with the growing “you’ve been breached” phenomenon. Companies of all types and sizes fear being compromised in a data breach. Other than reputational risk, the financial costs of a data breach to an organization… Read more >

Supreme Court Case on Registration of “Immoral or Scandalous” Trademarks

August 2019

While trademarks are an essential part of our nation’s commerce and often represent a material portion of a company’s value, legal issues regarding trademarks don’t often reach the United States Supreme Court, and if they do, those cases aren’t normally very interesting to the layperson (as opposed to us trademark attorneys). However, the Supreme Court… Read more >

Jim Seifert, Head of FMJ’s Manufacturing Practice Group, Discusses Emerging Technologies in Twin Cities Business

July 2019

Head of FMJ’s Manufacturing practice, Jim Seifert, is quoted in the July edition of Twin Cities Business magazine. The article, “Everything is Interconnected” discusses how emerging digital technologies are making it easier for businesses to find talent, organize workloads, engage with customers and vendors, and make deliveries. Jim discusses these technologies from a manufacturing perspective…. Read more >

Titled Equipment Financing: What Business Owners Need to Know

July 2019

For a business owner whose primary trade tool is equipment, there is always an emphasis on having enough efficient equipment to get the job done. For those in the transportation industry, this primarily means investing in titled equipment, like trucks and trailers, and effectively managing that equipment throughout its useful life. What many business owners… Read more >

New Associate with Privacy Background Added to FMJ’s Litigation Practice Group

July 2019

We are pleased to announce that attorney Adina Florea has joined the firm as an Associate in our Litigation and Appellate practice groups. Florea’s practice will focus on clients in a variety of litigation contexts, including matters in commercial litigation. Florea is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US). This certification demonstrates the understanding… Read more >