Culhane Celebrates Second Decade with New Offices, Partners, Leadership Team Members

As It Enters Its Second Decade as the Largest, Full-Service, Woman-Owned and Managed Law Firm in the U.S., Culhane Plans for New Markets, New Partners, New Leadership Team Members (NEW YORK, NY) — Culhane PLLC (, the largest woman-owned and managed, full-service law firm in the country, celebrates its 10th Anniversary and enters its second […]

Culhane Meadows Partner Linda Priebe Earns CIPP/E Certification

Culhane Meadows, PLLC is pleased to announce that Linda Priebe in our DC office has earned the ANSI-accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) credential from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Linda becomes our 4th certified privacy attorney. Privacy professionals are the arbiters of trust in today’s data-driven global economy.

Update Trademark Registrations to Reflect New Technology

If you have trademark registrations for technologies that are now outdated, you may be eligible to participate in a new US Trademark Office program to update your registrations. Here are some examples: – Let’s say your company makes videos, and your registrations say “videotapes featuring musical instruction“ but, since you last renewed your registration, your […]

A New Era Dawns in EU Data Protection: Coming Attractions under the GDPR

The European Commission issued an announcement yesterday of its agreement with the other two major government actors within the EU to adopt a new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) to govern data protection and data security issues throughout the EU. Intended to completely replace the 1995 EU Data Directive (the “Data Directive”), the GDPR will […]

A Sigh of Relief…But Should it Be?

While we all may have breathed a sigh of relief with the explanation that last week’s stoppage of the stock market was a result of a glitch in a computerized system and not a cyber attack by powers foreign or domestic, nevertheless this event should remind all of us, but particularly those at the top […]

California Resale Royalty Act Can’t Apply Outside California

The major art auction houses’ spring sales in New York yielded a record US$2.5 billion in May, but not one penny of it will go to artists as resale royalties under California’s nearly 40-year-old Resale Royalty Act. On May 7, the en banc U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

New Data Breach Laws Expand Covered Data

Nearly all states have data breach laws requiring businesses holding certain types of consumer personal data to notify affected persons when there is a breach or suspected breach. As consumers are barraged seemingly on a weekly basis with news reports of yet another breach, what trends have emerged and what does it mean for affected […]

Kelly Rittenberry Culhane: featured author,

Kelly Rittenberry Culhane, co-founder of Culhane Meadows, is a featured author in the June edition of the online newsletter. Her article is titled “Start with a Concession” and features Ms. Culhane’s top 3 practical tips for keeping cool and making the most of high-stakes negotiation opportunities: 1. Start with the middle ground. 2. Be […]

Grant Walsh inducted into 2013 Pro Bono College of Texas

We are proud to announce that Grant A. Walsh, a co-founder of Culhane Meadows, was inducted into the 2013 Pro Bono College of Texas based on his pro bono services to low-income Texans. Created in 1992, the Pro Bono College recognizes those attorneys who far exceed the Texas State Bar’s aspirational pro bono goals in their efforts to […]