Hungry, Hungry Interested Persons

Sometimes reading legal opinions can be a tad dry. Every once in a while, however, a judge’s ruling is a real page-turner. Take, for example, federal magistrate Judge Karen Litkovitz’s holding last month. Litkovitz, who sits on the bench for the U.S. District Court in Cincinnati, granted the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s request to give […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from McCarty Law

With the holiday season in full swing this week, it’s once again that time of year to give thanks, be merry, and reflect. Last year’s holidays looked a lot different than years past and, hopefully, we can all find some normalcy in celebrations with family and friends this year. While the challenges of these past […]

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Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You

Like most of the planet, I’m getting pretty tired of the pandemic. Almost all of Wisconsin is still considered to be in high community transmission and the CDC recommends still being masked in public indoor settings. But, at least we’re no longer confined to our homes. For me, working from home last year was tough. […]

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What’s New Pussycat?

2020 was a tough year. The pandemic shut the world down – we couldn’t go anywhere or do anything. Then, this summer, we got a brief respite when the vaccine arrived. It was short lived, however, as the Delta variant caused us to put our masks back on. One of the things that helped us […]

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Cranch Time

The last time we had recess when I was in school was in 6th grade. I loved recess. Some of the girls played hopscotch or jumped rope. Some of the boys played tag or catch. But the rest of the 6th graders played one massive game of dodgeball. We would play with as many rubber […]

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The Plain, The Plain

We have a longstanding tradition at our office – when it’s someone’s birthday, they are supposed to bring in treats for their coworkers. Usually, these treats are donuts. While everyone from Kimberly knows that Van Thull’s triple-chocolate donut is the greatest of all donuts, my personal favorite is actually the plain white long john. No […]

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Ja-cruisey

When I was a kid, my sister and I watched a lot of MTV. One of my most memorable videos from the ‘80s was Phil Collins’ “Take Me Home.” It was a tune about wanting to go home and it featured Phil singing in front of landmarks around the world, such as London Bridge, Radio […]

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Vaccination Hoops

The NBA season is almost ready to tip off. I can’t wait to see the Bucks defend their championship and hopefully repeat! Brooklyn Nets fans, however, argue that there should be an asterisk next to Milwaukee’s title. Superstar James Harden missed the first half of the second-round, seven-game playoff series due to a hamstring injury, […]

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The Importance of Registering Your Trademarks

A unique business name, product name, or logo can give you a real advantage over the competition in the marketplace.  With continued promotion, consumers will see the name or logo and immediately understand that the related goods or services come from a trusted source – YOU! It is extremely important to safeguard that advantage by […]

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