Alex Thiersch and Jay Reyero to Speak at the AmSpa Boot Camp in Atlanta

Alex R. Thiersch and Jay D. Reyero will present at the AmSpa Boot Camp in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 29 – 30, 2019. The Boot Camp covers important legal considerations anyone opening or running a medical spa should understand. The legal presentation is titled “The Law,” and covers topics including ownership rules, medical spa delegation and supervision, trademarks, employment […]

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How to Choose a Strong Trademark

  A trademark is a great marketing tool and business asset that can distinguish one’s product or service from those of the competitors in the market. However, one must exercise caution in choosing a trademark for their business as not all marks can obtain federal trademark protection from the United States Patent and Trademarks Office […]

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Bradford Adatto to Speak on Legal Issues Surrounding Social Media Influencers

This Wednesday, July 11, 2018, Brad Adatto will give a webinar titled “Legal Issues Surrounding Influencers – FTC, Kickbacks and Fee-splitting” for the American Med Spa Association (“AmSpa”).  The one-hour webinar will address key facets of legal issues impacting social media influencers and the businesses that hire influencers to promote their business. If you are […]

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Ethical Code Aims to Regulate Plastic Surgery Social Media Videos

In the recently published October 2017 Edition of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (“ASPS”), authors from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine set forth proposed code of ethical rules for sharing plastic surgery videos on social media. As the proliferation of social media in the practice of […]

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Preventing Common Causes of Plastic Surgery Malpractice Claims

As many healthcare providers seek to deliver quicker, more efficient care to patients, the foundation of the physician-patient relationship remains critical as evidence by a recent study conducted by The Doctors Company.  In a study of plastic surgery closed malpractice claims, The Doctors Company identified three common causes of malpractice claims include: (1) communication failures; […]

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Better Late than Never – Texas Arrives at Virtual Party with Passage of Telemedicine Bill

On May 27, 2017 the Texas legislature signed into law Senate Bill 1107 (“Telemedicine Bill”) regarding the use of telemedicine in Texas. The battle over telemedicine in Texas has been a long one, with tensions running particularly high between Teladoc (a DFW-based nationwide telemedicine provider) and the Texas Medical Board. Historically, Texas law required physicians […]

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