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RALPH TENER RECEIVES FRIENDS’ CHOICE AWARD

The Fairfax County Library Board of Trustees has selected Fairfax information technology and business attorney Ralph M. Tener for a Friends’ Choice Award in recognition of his

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REAL ESTATE ISSUES IN COMMERCIAL LENDING AND LOAN DOCUMENTATION IN VIRGINIA

In a seminar presentation, Doug Sanderson examines of what is recorded in a real estate loan transaction — the mortgage, or, more accurately in the Commonwealth of Virginia,

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COMMERCIAL LENDING REQUIREMENTS AND LOAN DOCUMENTATION IN VIRGINIA: THE COMMITMENT AND PLANNING PROCESS

In Part II of his presentation on Commercial Lending and Loan Documentation in Virginia, Doug Sandersonexamines the commitment and planning processes.  To read more, download the PDF.

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PREVENTING PROBLEMS UP FRONT

Doug Sanderson discusses preparing the proper and complete documents in the formation of a business entity in order to prevent and manage problems that entity might

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SUBORDINATION, NON-DISTURBANCE AND ATTORNMENT AGREEMENTS: MEETING THE LEGITIMATE GOALS OF LANDLORDS, TENANTS, AND LENDERS; NEGOTIATION TECHNIQUES

In the course of negotiating leases, one of the issues most often left for the end of the process is the priority of the tenants’ rights

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WHEN IS RAIDING A COMPETITOR’S EMPLOYEES ILLEGAL?

By: R. Peyton Mahaffey Gaining a competitive advantage by hiring key employees away from a competitor used to be an every-day occurrence. The practice has rapidly

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MAJOR CHARACTERISTICS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TYPES

Ralph Tener summarizes the major characteristics of types of intellectual property, as they existed from 1991 through 2000.  To view the chart, download the PDF.

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CONTRACT BASICS: LEGAL ISSUES FOR VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTISTS

During a presentation to the Fairfax County Arts Council, Doug Sanderson and Ralph Tener outlined legal issues that visual and performing artists must consider.  A contract is an agreement

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DIVISION IN KIND

Whether real property in Virginia may be sold as a single parcel or divided “in kind” is typically determined by the circuit courts by authority

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COMPARISON OF ATARI AND SEGA AS TO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT BY REVERSE ENGINEERING

COMPARISON OF ATARI AND SEGAAS TO COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT BY REVERSE ENGINEERING © 1993 Ralph M. TenerAll Rights ReservedMcCandlish & Lillard, P.C.11350 Random Hills Road, Suite

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OWNING REAL ESTATE IN A LAND TRUST FOR A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY

Doug Sanderson notes that authors of numerous magazine and newspaper articles have analyzed the substantial benefits and modest disadvantages of conducting business as a Virginia LLC,

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TRADE SECRET PROTECTION OF COMPUTER SOFTWARE

TRADE SECRET PROTECTION OF COMPUTER SOFTWARE © 1987 Ralph M. Tener All Rights Reserved McCandlish & Lillard, P.C. 11350 Random Hills Road, Suite 500 Fairfax, Virginia 22030 (703) 934-1170

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