Professor for a Day: Guest Lecturing at UMD

For the second year in a row, Erin Schulte Swanson will be guest lecturing at the University of Minnesota in Duluth on the topic of social media law. Dr. Patricia Borchert, Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, has invited Erin back to speak to her students during the Fall 2012 semester.  Erin will speak to two entrepreneurship classes […]

Social Media and the Law

ES Swanson Law invites you to attend a FREE seminar on May 25, 2011, titled “The Legal Implications of Using Social Media in Your Business.”  We will discuss legal issues relating to social media and: Marketing your company, Screening potential employees, Protecting your brand online, Limiting liability for employee posts, and much more! The seminar […]

Minnesota Trademark Attorney: Tips for Protecting Trademarks

Lately, a number of companies have been taking legal action in an effort to protect their brands.  For one example, see my post discussing litigation against the maker of UGG boots.  Every company has intellectual property, and I am glad to see more companies realizing the value of these intellectual assets.  However, there are many […]

Official Website Launch

ES Swanson Law is excited to announce the launch of its official website at!  Thank you to all of the hardworking people at BizzyWeb who designed the site and trained me on how to update and maintain it!