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Why Federal Courts Think Your Website May Be Like Your Real Estate

We have previously discussed what a business should do when it’s hit with a lawsuit over alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), but can a retail tenant be sued only for ADA violations at its physical store? CONTINUE READING...

Landlords beware: Your trademark infringing tenant is your problem too

If a landlord learns that trademark infringement is occurring on its premises by one of its tenants and fails to stop further violations, the landlord may be held responsible by the trademark holder for damages relating to the infringement of a trademark. CONTINUE READING...

Is a lease always just a lease?

After the owner of a Florida shopping center found itself getting billed for property taxes on land it does not own, an appellate court had to figure out whether a lease is just a lease. CONTINUE READING...

What happens when a tenant’s business becomes illegal during the lease term?

When the tenant’s business is made illegal during the term of the lease, the tenant’s business is likely to disappear altogether, leading to a likely default. What that means for the landlord and tenant may come down to drafting. CONTINUE READING...