FPLG Attorney Kieran de Terra Elected to Serve on CLA Executive Committee

The California Lawyers Association is a member-driven nonprofit organization established in 2018 to be the new home of all California State Bar Sections. Recently, FPLG Associate Attorney, Kieran de Terra, was elected to the Executive Committee of the California Lawyers Association’s Intellectual Property (IP) Section. Congratulations, Kieran! Kieran has served as Vice Chair of the IP Section’s Litigation Read More

Trademarks & Nonprofits: Assets Often Overlooked

Nonprofit founders, leaders and board members typically become involved with a nonprofit organization because of their passion for the cause and purpose. Because of this focus, they are busy doing great things, and they sometimes forget that their nonprofit should be run, in many ways, like a business with attention paid to profits, losses and assets. As the nonprofit grows and becomes better recognized in their Read More

Your Website: Copyright Perils and Protections

Board and staff of most nonprofits are aware that there’s a hefty set of federal tax laws that apply to their operations. Their main goal is to make sure that the coveted tax exemption is safe and secure. Of course, there are other categories of rules and regulations that apply across the board - to profit-making businesses as well as to nonprofits. A good example is labor and employment law:  wage and hour rules, Read More