Prince developed a somewhat complicated relationship with the Internet, and fought to protect his brand and music against unauthorized use. And for that he needed lawyers, lots of them.
“Prince was a target for commercial suits. He was also frustrated by the proliferation of the Internet.”
Elkin said he handled some of the first suits filed in the mid-1990s against websites on behalf of Prince, a fierce copyright defender whose music is hard to find on streaming services or Google Inc.’s YouTube.
22 April 2016_ The American Lawyer
“A lawyer on TV, you wonder? Well …” So begins the first announcement of a law firm issued Wednesday by French television. This initiative is made possible by a decree of the French Council of State of November 9, 2015 which held that lawyers could advertise through leaflets, posters, radio or television. Comparative or disparaging advertising and personal solicitation by SMS still prohibited.
6 April 2016_Les Echos