Alice Darakhchava - Romano Law

Alice Darakhchava

Paralegal

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University

Hunter College, B.A., summa cum laude

Alice Darakhchava earned her Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Hunter College, from which she graduated summa cum laude in 2021. She minored in Spanish and was involved with the Pre-Law Society and Model United Nations. Alice hopes to attend law school and practice Entertainment and Intellectual Property law in the future. She also hopes to provide pro-bono representation and consultation for artists, dancers, musicians and performers who would benefit from these services.

Alice works as a paralegal at Romano Law, bringing her law and nonprofit experience to the team. In her free time, Alice enjoys taking dance classes, particularly ballet classes, and has been dancing ballet for more than 15 years. When she is not dancing herself, she enjoys attending dance performances and other theater events.

Blog Entries

  • Tarantino’s Venture into NFTs Halted by Pulp Fiction Production Company, Miramax, LLC

    “If my answers frighten you Vincent, then you should cease asking scary questions.” – Jules Winnfield in Pulp Fiction There is no avoiding the complicated questions that quickly follow an explosive new technology when the law is unsettled and the market is lucrative.  As Hollywood enters the NFT goldrush, content creators and distributors need to

  • Salary Discussions at Work

    Discussing salary at work is sometimes considered taboo and employers often enact confidentiality rules to restrict workers from engaging in such conversations.  An employee’s right to discuss their wages, however, is generally protected by law. What Does the Law Say? – Salary Discussions Qualify as Protected, Concerted Activity under the NLRA Section 7 of the

  • 5 Differences Between Agents and Managers

    Updated: May 13, 2022 If you are in the entertainment business, you have probably come across various talent representatives, particularly agents and managers.  While many view agents and managers as the same, there are several important distinctions between the two roles. Booking Jobs Agents represent talent in seeking and securing employment.  They also help their

  • Employee Protections in California: Whistleblowers and Retaliation

    Many states protect “whistleblowers” who report illegal conduct by employers, in an effort to encourage employees to speak up.  California, like New York and Florida, shields whistleblowers from retaliation under several state laws.  These statutes also allow employees to sue an employer and recover significant damages as a reward for providing information on unlawful activities.  Employers

  • Tricky Trademarks: What You Need to Know About Assignment-In-Gross and Naked Licensing

    Trademark law functions to protect brands as well as consumers from those trying to unlawfully exploit the goodwill and reputation of another company’s goods or services.  As a result, restrictions are placed on trademark transfers that cause confusion among consumers.  Two common prohibitions are “assignment-in-gross” and “naked licensing.”  If a trademark owner is found to

  • Anticipated Impacts of the Biden Administration’s Executive Order on Cryptocurrency

    On March 9, 2022, President Biden issued an Executive Order entitled “Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets” (the “Order”), concerning the administration’s digital asset policy objectives.  The Order is the U.S. government’s first holistic risk analysis of digital assets.  While it did not announce any specific regulations, the Order directs federal agencies to investigate the