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eBay Sues Google for Stealing Executives and Trade Secrets

It’s the ultimate clash of the titans.  In a dispute over the Google Wallet payment service allegedly infringing on the trade secrets of eBay’s PayPal service, the May 27, 2011 lawsuit was filed.  The claims revolved around former eBay executives, Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius revealing proprietary information to Google. The events leading up to the […]

Visit the Yau Law Firm at the 2011 Business Expo

It’s that time of year again!  The Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce presents the largest business expo in North Florida on June 1.  The Yau Law Firm will be there to offer legal advice in: Business and franchising Trademarks, patents, and copyrights Personal injury and criminal defense Negotiations, licensing, and litigation You will also get […]

McDonald’s: Changing Image with Changing Times

You may notice that commercials for McDonald’s no longer feature Ronald McDonald. Is the 48 year-old clown being phased out?  It has been reported recently that the world’s leading fast-food restaurant chain is shifting to a more mature brand in order to target more sophisticated consumers.  Why companies like McDonald’s rebrand is an inquiry that […]

Dog Bite Injuries in Florida – Part II: Dangerous Dogs and Insuring Against Owners’ Losses

 This is the second in a two-part series on dog-related injuries in Florida.  The first segment, we discussed a dog owner’s liability when their pets bite, injure, or otherwise harass.  We also answer whether a dog’s past good or bad behavior makes a difference.  In this second part, we see how Florida Statutes define a […]

Dog Bite Injuries In Florida – Part I: Good Dogs, Bad Dogs, and Their Owners

  Florida has historically had so many dog bite-related injuries, that an entire Chapter of Florida Statutes is dedicated to holding dog owners liable in the event of these incidents.  The Yau Law Firm handles these types of personal injury cases.  Part I of this blog addresses highlights of Florida’s Dog Bite Statute, as it pertains […]

WalMart Women Earn $0.77 for Every $1.00 WalMart Man; Supreme Court Is Listening.

The Supreme Court will soon decide whether women who have worked at WalMart will be granted class-action status, in order to have the ability to sue WalMart.  If granted, this long-running gender discrimination lawsuit will be the largest class-action suit in history, concerning 600,000 and 1.5 million potential plaintiffs. Litigation began around ten years ago […]

Author Grant Payne to do Book Signing for “Password Novus Orsa”

 Author Grant Payne will be at Jacksonville’s Main Library downtown for the signing of his novel, Password Novus Orsa, the first of a science ficition trilogy.  He will be there from 10am until Art Walk on May 4, 2011. The novella challenges readers’ perspectives on space exploration, and the powers who control humans’ potentials to […]

[video] Jo-Anne Yau Meets Teen Court Attorney Featured on CNN at Scholarship Reception

CNN video: Duval Teen Court Recently, Jo-Anne Yau, and the Board of the Jacksonville Asian American Alliance (JAAA), hosted a Mentoring session and scholarship presentation at the University of North Florida (UNF). At the mentoring session, teens from Duval and surrounding counties had the opportunity to meet with professionals in the community.  At the reception, the […]