Internet, Defamation and Business Lawyer in Scottsdale, Arizona

Aaron Kelly Law

8283 North Hayden Road
Suite 229

Scottsdale, Arizona 85258

Phone(480) 588-0449 or(866) 570-8585
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Articles Published by Aaron Kelly Law

 Title Violation of Intellectual Property Rights

Anyone who crafts original work, such as a piece of writing, music or physical art, is entitled to copyright on that creation. By law, a copyright is a kind of security given to the authors of original works. When you've successfully fashioned something creative, be it a manuscript , a song or a painting, you're entitled to file a copyright for your material. A copyright is a legal term which assigns exclusive rights to the maker of the original content.

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 Protecting Your Personal Information with Online Privacy Laws

A lot of people who use the internet have the need to protect their privacy. However, the internet is still so new that online privacy laws are still being written and modified.

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 Debt Relief Websites: Are they Honest?

Debt Relief Websites are they trouble? Make sure you review the terms and conditions of any site before agreeing.

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 Bladder Sling Problems

Bladder Sling Injuries and Problems

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 Online Data: The New Oil

The author explains behavior marketing and its possible ramifications on people.

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 User Agreements for your website

Don't think you need contracts for your website? Think again! Consult a lawyer today that specializes in internet law.

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 Terms of Service: Why Your Business Needs One

Every business that runs online needs a professionally written terms of service.

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 Internet Marketing Law - FTC and Advertising Rules

Marketing and Advertising on the Internet is subject to the same laws as any other medium. Sometimes people do not follow those rules, and the FTC or State AG is involved.

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 Depakote Lawsuits

Many prescription drugs have adverse side effects. Some of these side effects are so severe that they can seriously affect a person's lifestyle and ability to function properly. But there are attorneys who can help you recover monetary damages based on the negative affects occurring in your body.

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 Information about Depakote

Bringing a baby into the world is an amazing and life changing experience. This experience is something that will never be forgotten, and we all want it to be memories of love and happiness. Sadly though this is not always the case, sometimes families have to face the dreaded reality that the baby has birth defects, and in the worse cases, the baby does not live.

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 DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuits

DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of the well-known Johnson & Johnson Company, has issued a recall of its ASR hip replacement and implant systems. The ASR Hip Resurfacing System and ASR XL Acetabular Hip System are both part of this hip replacement recall.

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 The Depuy Recall

On August 24,2010 a volunteer hip replacement recall was issued by Depuy Orthopedics, a division of Johnson and Johnson. The ASR XL Acetabular metal-on-metal hip replacement system has shown to have a 13% failure rate within the first 5 years.

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 Penny Auctions: Legalities and Realities

Penny auction sites are popping up everywhere on the Internet, like mushrooms after a storm. The basis of their appeal from the bidders' point of view is the old something for nothing. If all goes right and their bid is the winner, then they've managed to get valuable items for dirt cheap. But it's harder to figure out the attraction from the site owner's perspective.

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 Net Neutrality

Why the debate is anything but neutral and why you should care.

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 A Recipe for Disaster

Why a magazine is in hot water over a half-baked response to alleged copyright infringement.

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 How to Protect Your Business against Internet Defamation

The Internet is, as the cliché goes, "a marketplace of ideas." Whether a person has an opinion on politics, commerce, or even the show they saw on TV last night, there is always a forum to spread their opinion on, and that opinion will be available worldwide.

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 Crucial Elements of a Terms of Service Agreement

The author gives 5 important examples in Terms of Services.

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 ISP Liability for Internet Defamation

Defamation is a serious problem on the Internet. For the same reason that the Web has become a great tool for research and mass dissemination of information, it has also become a tool for those who would seek to defame others.

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 Terms of Service: Why You Need Them on Your Website

Why are they important to have on your website?

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 Domain Name Registering and Domain Name Squatting

Suppose you have an inside lock on the world's best widgets. Not now, but at some point in the indeterminate future, you intend to create an Internet e-commerce site from which you'll sell them.

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 Penny Auctions: The Legalities and Realities

Penny auction sites are popping up everywhere on the Internet, like mushrooms after a storm. You've seen their ubiquitous banner ads, perhaps without knowing what they are: 95% off Apple iPad 64GB! 46 inch flatscreen LED HDTV for less than a hundred dollars! Why pay full price for a SONY Playstation?

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 Internet Privacy - New Legislation

An article about Internet Privacy, "Do not track" list, and privacy legislation.

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 Privacy Policies: Why Your Website Needs One

Privacy Policies are an important part to any website. A good privacy policy, drafted by an internet lawyer, seeks to protect against unauthorized access to the site, as well as the collection, use, and disclosure of any information of the end user. Interestingly enough, the right to privacy is nowhere in the United States Constitution. Nonetheless, the right to privacy has been shaped by the Court system as well as the internet.

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 How Does the FTC Affect Online Business?

Internet law is a relatively new field of legal practice: state and federal courts and agencies are creating it on an ad hoc basis, attempting to fit the highly specialized disputes that arise from website development, service provider liability, copyright/trademarks, and the professional scope of online businesses and affiliate marketers into preexisting legal frameworks.

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 Policies and Procedures for Online Businesses

Understanding the online business world can help you build value for your business. From the founding of your company, and every day thereafter, you should be thinking about maintaining a presence online and building relationships that will be of value. Each move you make can make your company more or less valuable. This advice applies to both local businesses and those wishing to operate in the global market.

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 Putting Your Business Online? Untangle the Legal Web First

The internet has been instrumental in helping businesses grow. Before putting your business on the internet, it is important to make sure you are complying with the law. There is a growing consensus that there is a quasi-relationship between every website owner and its visitor or viewer. Some of these duties are statutory, while others are contractual.

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 Copyright Law: Protecting Your Intellectual Property Investments

In a nutshell, intellectual property law protects the work product of one's imagination or mind. However, this is not all it does. Not only does intellectual property cover copyright, trademark, and patents, but it also covers publicity and privacy rights, as well as trade secrets. At the very least, a cursory knowledge of the law in this area can be a real asset and can actually help to prevent a lot of potential problems that can arise.

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 24/7 Software - SaaS and Privacy Concerns

Cloud computing, otherwise known as Software as a Service (SaaS) has exploded in recent years. To me, SaaS solves one of my biggest problems...bringing everything but the kitchen sink. I am very prepared, and as such like to have information available quickly and efficiently. Enter SaaS.

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 SaaS Law and SaaS Agreements

Software as a Service (SaaS), or sometimes known as cloud computing, has been hailed as the next level of modern software. SaaS offers significant advantages to businesses and consumers alike, both in its cost and ease of use. This article will provide a basic overview of SaaS and SaaS law and why developers and end users alike need to understand the role an SaaS attorney plays in this new software.

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 FTC Compliance for Bloggers and Internet Marketing

Lately there have been many questions from our clients in the internet marketing and blogging industry about the new Federal Trade Commission Guidelines. Specifically, whether an affiliate marketer or blogger must disclose certain information on their web page, and if so how the disclaimer must be presented. This article will highlight several portions of the new guidelines and offer a framework for clients in how to disclose certain information on their websites.

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 10 Things Every Internet Marketer Should Know

Summarize your business plans, goals, and time frames in order to become a successful internet marketer.

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 What is Net Neutrality?

From its inception, the promise of the Internet has been parity. The Internet is fundamentally democratic. It does not discriminate between packets of information. It allows you to access the website of that tiny independent bookstore around the corner just as quickly as you access Amazon.com. It does not filter out access to digital forums where unpopular ideas or opinions are expressed. It does not transmit MSNBC content any more efficiently than it relays content from Fox News.

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 Section 230 of the CDA and Website Immunity

The Communications Decency Act, found in Section 230 of Title 47 of the US Code, was enacted in 1996 to provide website operators with immunity for third-party content. At the time, Section 230 seemed like the best approach to help the internet grow, as several court cases threatened to put many service providers such as AOL and Prodigy out of business. Yet, Section 230 of the CDA has caused many unintentional problems that, at the time, were probably never contemplated.

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 Forming a Business in Arizona

In Arizona, the Limited Liability Company ("LLC") has become the standard for most businesses when choosing the type of legal entity to form. An LLC is an entity that is similar to both a corporation and a partnership. It does, however, have distinct differences from the corporation. Many see it as an answer to the shortcomings of the traditional corporations stringent organizational requirements, and the unlimited liability imposed upon partnerships.

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 How to Choose a Franchise?

Franchising is a popular way to start your own company, which is why it is not a business decision that should be taken lightly. When choosing a franchise it is important to obtain good advice, take your time, and only make the decision when you are comfortable.

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 Franchise Agreements, Breach of Contract, and the Role of Franchisee

Typically when we hear the word franchise we think of the large commercial chains of stores that spring up overnight, offering everything from fast food to spray tanning. A franchise is actually much much more.

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 The Social Responsibility of Business

The CEO of Ford Motor Co., William Ford Jr., once said "A good company delivers excellent products and services, and a great company does all that and strives to make the world a better place". As a business owner, I've taken that advice to heart.

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 Small Business Act of 2010

The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, signed into law by President Obama in late September, is designed to tackle America's continuing high unemployment rate by bolstering that sector of the American economy that has traditionally been responsible for the creation of the most American jobs: the small business sector. Small businesses, employ slightly over half of all private sector employees and over the past 15 years have generated close to 65% of all new jobs.

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 Business Fraud

We all know the old saying: If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. But these are hard economic times, and if you're a business owner and that something is a scheme claiming it can put dollars in your pocket, you may be tempted to bite.

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 Starting a New Business? Build It on a Firm Foundation

The success of a business is rooted in its foundation. So in order to firmly supplant your business in its particular niche, it is important to take the time to understand the different options you have when forming a business.

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 What Happens to Intellectual Property during Bankruptcy

Many of you would recognize the name CBGB from t-shirts and slogans, all without knowing that the name originated from a legendary music venue in Manhattan. Even more interesting, the club has been closed since 2006. Yet, the investors who purchased it bought it for the naming rights, not the club. These rights, called intellectual property rights. So the question is, what happens to those intellectual property rights during a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy?

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 Pre-Bankruptcy Planning

Pre-bankruptcy planning can help you save significant property! The longer clients wait to take action, the less options they are likely to have when they do decide to take action. Surprisingly, most clients don't even know what their options are!!! People cannot make educated and informed decisions when they aren't aware!

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 Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: What Businesses Can File for Bankruptcy?

The United States Bankruptcy code that deals with Chapter 11 Business Bankruptcy is one of the most complicated statutes in American history. Not surprisingly, there are few attorneys that handle these types of cases. Often times our business bankruptcy lawyers receive calls from clients in dire financial straits asking whether a Limited Liability Company (LLC) can file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy here in Arizona.

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 Protecting Creditors Rights When a Debtor Files a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

In cases where the debtor has filed under Chapter 13, or it has been converted to a Chapter 13 from a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, a debt collection attorney has a number of options at their disposal when a debtor is seeking relief under the bankruptcy code. Being proactive at this point is what can make or break your chances of recovering a substantial percentage of the debtor's obligations.

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 Bankruptcy in a Nutshell: The Different Types of Bankruptcy

When considering whether to file bankruptcy it is important to take into account all of the options available. For many, the need for and advantages of bankruptcy are obvious. To others, it will be a last resort. As the debts pile up and the creditors hound you, it is important to consider what can be done. This article will provide basic information on the types of bankruptcies available to both consumers and businesses.

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 Home Loan Modifications, Bankruptcy, and HAMP

Federal Programs for home loan modifications during bankruptcy.

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 Federal Programs for Home Loan Modifications during Bankruptcy

The third quarter of 2009 saw a record number of foreclosures across Arizona according to RealtyTrac, an online marketplace for foreclosure properties. For the fifth quarter in a row, Arizona ranked second behind only Nevada with one out of every 55 homes threatened by foreclosure. In the Phoenix area alone, 2009 foreclosures jumped 158% over the 2008 figures.

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 10 Things Every Internet Marketer Should Know

The author describes the 10 things you should know to market in Internet.

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 FTC and Online Advertising/Marketing

Internet law is a relatively new field of legal practice: state and federal courts and agencies are creating it on an ad hoc basis, attempting to fit the highly specialized disputes that arise from website development, service provider liability, copyright/trademarks, and the professional scope of online businesses and affiliate marketers into preexisting legal frameworks.

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