In this issue - #149 July 29, 2011

  1. Another Great Reason To Choose Pushor Mitchell – Mark Baron 
  2. Pushor Mitchell Is Accepting Online Payments 
  3. 29th Annual Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon 
  4. Bankruptcy And Insolvency Group At Pushor Mitchell 
  5. The Top Ten Mistakes That Could Screw Up Your ICBC Claim, Mistake #1 
  6. The Harry Potter Stolen Font Fiasco 
  7. Tax Court Of Canada Renders Decision About Deductibility Of Spousal Support Payment 
  8. Sleep With Your iPhone? You're Not Alone 
  9. Legal Lite 

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1. Another Great Reason To Choose Pushor Mitchell – Mark Baron

Pushor Mitchell is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Baron as our Managing Partner.

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2. Pushor Mitchell Is Accepting Online Payments

Pushor Mitchell is now accepting online payments twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.

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3. 29th Annual Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon

The 29th annual Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon takes place August 19th to 21st.

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4. Bankruptcy And Insolvency Group At Pushor Mitchell

Our group has the depth and breadth of experience to quickly respond to any bankruptcy or insolvency matter that our clients may face. We know every situation is unique and we provide each client with tailored solutions intended to maximize the outcome and minimize the hardship.

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5. The Top Ten Mistakes That Could Screw Up Your ICBC Claim, Mistake #1 - by Paul Mitchell, Q.C.

This series, by BC personal injury lawyer Paul Mitchell Q.C,.will explain the Top Ten mistakes to avoid with your ICBC personal injury claim. The articles will give tips on how to ensure you do not make serious mistakes that could be fatal to your claim. For 10 issues of Legal Alert, Paul will focus on one mistake you should avoid, and what you should do instead to ensure your ICBC personal injury claim is not prejudiced.

This month, Mistake # 1, Settling Your Case Without A Lawyer

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6. The Harry Potter Stolen Font Fiasco - by Vanessa DeDominicis

Unfortunately for NBC Universal (“NBC”), along with the release of the final Harry Potter movie came the filing of a $1.5milion lawsuit against NBC. The Plaintiff, P22 Type Foundry (“P22”) is a company that designs typefaces. P22 are claiming that the font used on some Harry Potter merchandise (including a “Dementor Cap”, a “Hogwarts Stationery Set” and a “Hedwig Pillow”) was created by them. The font in question is “Cezanne Regular”. P22 are arguing that NBC infringed upon its copyright by using Cezanne Regular for commercial purposes without their permission on said merchandise in connection with a new ride at Orlando's Universal Studios (The Wizarding World of Harry Potter).

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7. Tax Court Of Canada Renders Decision About Deductibility Of Spousal Support Payment - by Taryn Moore*

The Tax Court of Canada rendered an interesting decision on March 4, 2011 in the case of Hovasse v. R , 2011 TCC 143. The case dealt with an appeal from an ex husband to the Tax Court following CRA’s rejection of his ability to claim the entirety of his spousal support payments over a year to his ex-spouse.

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8. Sleep With Your iPhone? You're Not Alone

You gave it a pet name. It knows more about you than your mother does. Sometimes you even sleep with it. In fact, you're so attached to it that being separated for only a few minutes could send you into a panic.

While smartphone users worry about mobile hacking and other security threats that are making news these days, psychologists and others are concerned about another equally troubling issue: the growing obsession among people who would much rather interact with their smartphones than with other human beings.

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9. Legal Lite
In Massachusetts, snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked.
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