Skip to menu
Skip to content
The Yau Law Firm
Focused on Protecting Businesses and Representing the Injured

Jacksonville Ranked 5th Worst Speed Trap in the Nation

Jacksonville was recently ranked in the top five of the Nation’s worst speed traps. This is according to the National Motorists Association (NMA), which bases its rankings on the number of reported speed trap sites in each city. Jacksonville has 175 sites, while number one ranked Houston has 373 sites. A speed trap is typically […]

Michael Tanner Elected to Florida Bar Board of Governors

  The Yau Law Firm congratulates Michael G. Tanner, who has been elected by majority vote to take office on the Florida Bar’s Board of Governors on June 24, 2011, for a two-year term. I have known Mike for several years, when he volunteered his time and expertise as my Mock Trial coach when I was […]

Yau Law Firm Sponsors Professional Business Golf Tour

  The Yau Law Firm is pleased to announce that they are the newest sponsor for the Professional Business Golf Tour.  The tour is in Jacksonville, Florida, from May 16-18, 2011. Join Team Yau Law in the golf tournament at Deerwood Golf and Country Club on May 17, or catch the fashion show.  The tour stop […]

Music Mogul, Muzak, Sold to Mood Media

  Ever wonder about who is “jazzing” out your favorite tunes when your utility company puts you on hold or you are uncomfortably riding up several floors on the elevator, longing to belt out the lyrics to Britney’s Baby One More Time? Muzak is the company that removes your favorite lyrics from the songs, and licenses the […]

“Sarah Palin ®” and “Bristol Palin ®”: Trademark Registration for Their Names

Can a person’s name be a registered trademark?  Sure, if it’s used in commerce to identify goods or services.  Ask Bristol and Sarah Palin.  They are applying for trademark registration. So what are they claiming to offer in commerce?  Evidently, Bristol will be providing motivational speaking services in the field of life choices.  Sarah will […]

University of Florida’s College of Law Invites Jo-Anne Yau to Lecture at Annual Conference

  At the University of Florida’s College of Law, the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) host an annual conference to address issues and challenges faced by Asian lawyers and their Asian clients.  This year, the conference was held at the new Martin Levin Law Advocacy Center, a $5.2 million facility that opened earlier […]

Jo-Anne Yau Addresses Entertainment Law Issues: Piracy and Ethics

  Piracy and ethical considerations in the entertainment industry have always been issues faced by entertainment lawyers.  Jo-Anne Yau, attorney at Jacksonville-based firm Yau Law, was invited by Florida Coastal School of Law’s Entertainment Law Society, to address these issues, and offer best practices tips for students with aspirations of practicing entertainment law. Ms. Yau […]