- Posts by Robert GiordanellaPartner
Bob concentrates on succession planning and estate and trust administration.
He also handles significant commercial transactions, including the purchase and sale of publishing and other media related companies and businesses ...
In succession planning, it is easy to forget that intangible intellectual property assets, such as trademarks, copyrights, patents, and publicity rights, require specific attention. Otherwise, when a decedent’s intellectual property is implicitly mentioned in a will or trust, but is not expressly bequeathed or transferred, an ownership dispute may erupt.
Everyone should provide his or her loved one with a durable power of attorney, a health care directive and a HIPAA power . . . just in case.