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About Kirk Schroder

Kirk T. Schroder is an experienced entertainment and arts law attorney. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for the field of entertainment law and is currently rated an “AV Preeminent” lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating for lawyers.

U.S. Supreme Court Paves The Way For States To Tax Out-Of-State Online Retailers

In a major battle between States and online retailers, the Supreme Court today had the final say and ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair that states can now compel retailers to collect sales taxes even if the online retailers don’t have a physical presence in the state.  This close 5-4 Court decision overturned a 1992 […]

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Schroder Davis client, Margot Shetterly, author of “Hidden Figures”, featured in the New York Times about her upcoming book and movie

A post referencing a Sunday New York Times article about Schroder Davis client, author Margot Shetterly, and her forthcoming book (and upcoming film) "Hidden Figures". "Hidden Figures" tells the true story of female African-American mathematicians who were invaluable to NASA's space program in the Jim Crow South in the early 1960s. Schroder Davis had the honor of representing Margot in this matter and am proud to be associated with Margot's work.
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Kirk Schroder Reappointed to the Virginia General Assembly’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Commission

Kirk T. Schroder has been reappointed to the The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission by the Senate of Virginia.
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Schroder Davis Executive Producer Client for ‘Mercy Street’ Renewed for Season 2 by PBS

Schroder Davis Executive Producer Client for ‘Mercy Street’ Renewed for Season 2 by PBS
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Schroder Davis Presentations on Film, Fashion & Intellectual Property Legal Topics at the NOVA Film Festival on April 30, 2016

On April 30, 2016 please check out the Schroder Davis Education Series on legal issues in Film, Fashion and Intellectual Property Topics at the NOVA Film Festival.
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Schroder Davis represents the Jinnrise Comic Series In Major Co-Production deal

Schroder Davis represents the Jinnrise Comic Series In Major Co-Production deal with German Distributor m4e
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Kirk Schroder to Speak on Literary Publishing Legal Issues At Miami Symposium

Kirk Schroder speaking on literary publishing and entertainment law matters at the University of Miami Law School.
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FASHION DESIGN PROTECTION – DOES IT EXIST?

What can designers do?

Fashion designers have been fighting for years to convince lawmakers to provide fashion designs the same protections that are afforded other articles of intellectual property, such as books, music and movies. The Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act (IDPPPA) introduced on August 5, 2010 may offer some protection if passed. Under […]

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SHOULD I TRADEMARK MY BUSINESS NAME?

Registering your business name as a trademark is important, but not urgent.

Save money by registering it before it is urgent.

When you get a federal trademark you make it:
1) easier to prove you own the name when the time comes to enforce your rights
2) harder for others to challenge your trademark
3) easier for […]

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WAITING ON THE SEC . . .

Last year, as part of its “JOBS Act” (Pub. Law 112-106, 4/5/12), Congress directed the SEC to amend its very popular Rule 506 by removing the long-standing prohibition on public solicitation and advertising in private offerings of securities.

This was a stupendous change. Small companies seeking outside investor financing must qualify for exemption from expensive federal […]

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