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Niles Barton & Wilmer, LLP Names Attorneys Alicia Stewart and Matthew Youssef to Partnership

January 1, 2019

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP has elevated Alicia D. Stewart, Esq. and Matthew J. Youssef, Esq. to partnership at the firm effective January 1, 2019. Ms. Stewart's business litigation practice involves general commercial litigation, insurance defense and insurance coverage matters, insurance bad faith matters, landlord-tenant matters, and matters relating to employment law within Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Mr. Youssef advises companies on corporate governance and legal issues relating to equity compensation, employment agreements, commercial leases, intellectual property protection, and litigation that arises from commercial disputes.

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You Can’t Buy the “Raspberry Beret” MP3 at the Second Hand Store: Court Nixes Site for Re-Selling Digital Music

December 13, 2018
Published by Slate on December 14th, 2018
Cullen D. Seltzer

Ever bought a song or an album on iTunes and, after a while, decided you didn’t like it? Did you wish you could sell it somewhere, to someone, for something, the way you might have done with an old vinyl record or CD? In 2011, a company called ReDigi figured out a novel way for iTunes music purchasers to do just that. But for the past few years, it’s been tangled up in litigation. In what may prove to be ReDigi’s death knell, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit has all but shut the business down.

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Media Mention: Caroline McLean talks NC Business Court Designation Clarification with Lawyers Weekly

March 13, 2018

Having a case heard in the North Carolina Business Court is not as complicated as some might think. In January 2018, a judge published an Order and Opinion that clarified the requirements for designation.

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