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Travis Crabtree

Counsel
Assistant
Rae Lynn Cuddihy
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rcuddihy@grayreed.com
Education
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Houston Law Center, Order of the Barons; Order of the Coif; Houston Law Review - Associate Editor , 2000
  • B.J., University of Missouri, 1995
Bar Admission
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Blogs

Do You Even Meme Bro? The Law of Internet Memes
eMedia Law Insider
March 10, 2017
Texas Supreme Court Confirms Broad Scope of Anti-SLAPP Law
eMedia Law Insider
February 28, 2017
Back to Basics: Trademarks Part 5
eMedia Law Insider
November 23, 2016
Back to Basics:  Trademarks Part 4
eMedia Law Insider
November 19, 2016
Back to Basics:  Trademarks - Part 3
eMedia Law Insider
November 15, 2016
Back to Basics: Trademarks Part 2
eMedia Law Insider
November 12, 2016
Back to Basics: Trademarks Part 1
eMedia Law Insider
November 8, 2016
What Start-Ups, Tech Companies and Marketers Need to Know About the New Overtime Rules
eMedia Law Insider
May 19, 2016
What You Need to Know About the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016
eMedia Law Insider
May 6, 2016
Laremy Tunsil's Draft Slide May Result in Criminal or Civil Liability
eMedia Law Insider
April 29, 2016
No Crying Wolf: Retailer's Website Held Not In Compliance With ADA
eMedia Law Insider
April 6, 2016
The Law Behind the Hulk Hogan $140 Million Verdict Against Gawker
eMedia Law Insider
March 23, 2016
The Law Behind the Apple vs. FBI iPhone Unlocking Debate
eMedia Law Insider
March 11, 2016
Presentations This Week on Online Influencers, Start-Up Grind Houston and Social Media Law
eMedia Law Insider
March 8, 2016
Does My Website Need to Be ADA Compliant?
eMedia Law Insider
January 22, 2016
GUEST POST: David Lisch on the Basics of Intellectual Property Law for Start-Ups (Part 2-Patents)
eMedia Law Insider
January 18, 2016
GUEST POST: David Lisch on the Basics of Intellectual Property Law for Start-Ups (Part 1)
eMedia Law Insider
January 15, 2016
Top Posts of 2015
eMedia Law Insider
December 22, 2015
PiNG Podcast Interview on Protecting Your Content
eMedia Law Insider
November 24, 2015
Mizzou: A Personal Note on Racism, Firings and a Free Press
eMedia Law Insider
November 10, 2015
Title III Crowdfunding is Coming - Is It Right For You?
eMedia Law Insider
November 2, 2015
Why You Care The E.U. Struck Down Safe Harbor Data Protection And What to Do About it
eMedia Law Insider
October 14, 2015
Why You Care The E.U. Struck Down Safe Harbor Data Protection And What to Do About it [Updated]
eMedia Law Insider
October 14, 2015
Fair Use and the DMCA - Yes, you need to think about it before sending the takedown
eMedia Law Insider
September 15, 2015
Texas Anti-SLAPP Law: The Expanding Scope of the Texas Citizen's Participation Act - Part 5 (the conclusion)
eMedia Law Insider
September 1, 2015
Texas Anti-SLAPP Law: The Expanding Scope of the Texas Citizen's Participation Act - Part 4 - A decision in Schlumberger, sort of
eMedia Law Insider
August 27, 2015
Texas Anti-SLAPP Law: The Expanding Scope of the Texas Citizen's Participation Act - Part 3
eMedia Law Insider
August 4, 2015
Texas Anti-SLAPP Law: The Expanding Scope of the Texas Citizen's Participation Act - Part 2
eMedia Law Insider
July 28, 2015
Texas Anti-SLAPP Law:  The Expanding Scope of the Texas Citizen's Participation Act - Part 1
eMedia Law Insider
July 10, 2015
The Cards Hack the Astros - So What Law Applies?
eMedia Law Insider
June 16, 2015
The Cards Hack the Astros - So What Law Applies? [audio]
eMedia Law Insider
June 16, 2015
Who's on First? Depends if Fair Use is on Second and Public Domain is on Third
eMedia Law Insider
June 10, 2015
Start-Ups and the Law on Unpaid Interns - Annual Repost
eMedia Law Insider
May 14, 2015
Does there need to be patent reform?
eMedia Law Insider
May 8, 2015
To Fire or Not to Fire for Employee's Social Media Posts
eMedia Law Insider
April 30, 2015
Texas eMediaLaw Legislative Update: 2015
eMedia Law Insider
April 20, 2015
Will Net Neutrality Kill the Internet 3.0?
eMedia Law Insider
February 26, 2015
GUEST POST:  Left Shark, Katy Perry and 3D Printing - Someone is getting bit
eMedia Law Insider
February 11, 2015
Getting Pictures Off the Internet - Not Easy To Do
eMedia Law Insider
January 15, 2015
5 Most Popular eMediaLaw Posts of 2014
eMedia Law Insider
December 30, 2014
Top 10 Legal Mistakes For Start-Ups
eMedia Law Insider
December 22, 2014
Thinking of buying your child their own laptop or smart phone? Read this first - a look at whether parents are liable for their kids' online behavior
eMedia Law Insider
December 8, 2014
Catching Up on the Issues with Last Week Tonight
eMedia Law Insider
November 29, 2014
What exactly does Texas Intrastate Crowdfunding Look Like?
eMedia Law Insider
October 23, 2014
Former FTC Regional Director and Court of Appeals Justice Answers What To Do When the FTC Investigates
eMedia Law Insider
October 8, 2014
Lawyers Fighting Over Domain Names Never Looks Good
eMedia Law Insider
September 30, 2014
Texas High Court Rules Improper Photography Law Unconstitutional; Or, Why You Care a Creepy Dude Is Not Guilty
eMedia Law Insider
September 18, 2014
Unmasking the anonymous online critic - first, there is the matter of jurisdiction
eMedia Law Insider
September 10, 2014
The Supreme Court of Texas Rules Injunctions for Defamation Not Proper and Requires Proof of Damages
eMedia Law Insider
August 31, 2014
Lawsuits Against Social Media Sites Rarely a Good Idea - This One Probably Isn't Either
eMedia Law Insider
August 23, 2014
Social Media Law & Policy Report Article on Enforcing Online Promotion Terms Now Available
eMedia Law Insider
August 18, 2014
Using Images Without Permission is No Monkey Business
eMedia Law Insider
August 11, 2014
Website Operator Not Liable for UGC; Also, Sun Rises in the East
eMedia Law Insider
July 21, 2014
Facebook Demands Court Order for Local Threats - Internet Privacy Always Sounds Good In Theory
eMedia Law Insider
July 14, 2014
Supreme Court determines Aero violates copyright - back to the drawing board
eMedia Law Insider
June 25, 2014
Supreme Court determines Aereo violates copyright - back to the drawing board
eMedia Law Insider
June 25, 2014
The Law and Unpaid Interns - Repost
eMedia Law Insider
May 28, 2014
Copyrights, Fair Use and Elections
eMedia Law Insider
May 14, 2014
You've looked at my site and now you have waived your right to sue me.  Is that legal?
eMedia Law Insider
May 7, 2014
Infographic:  The Use of Images From The Web on Your Site, Newspaper or Broadcast
eMedia Law Insider
April 17, 2014
#SMH-butnotacontestorsweepstakes - Check your online promotion hashtag or face scrutiny from the FTC
eMedia Law Insider
April 9, 2014
The Law of Online Promotions
eMedia Law Insider
March 14, 2014
When Online Behavior Crosses the Line - The Law on Threats, Libel and Just Being Rude
eMedia Law Insider
February 28, 2014
Open Source Software:  Goodwill To All or a Cancer?
eMedia Law Insider
February 14, 2014
[Audio] Podcast Interview with Resonance Content Marketing's Rachel Parker
eMedia Law Insider
February 6, 2014
Back from the Land of Trial Mode:  January Quicklinks
eMedia Law Insider
January 29, 2014
New Years Resolution Idea:  Update Your Privacy Policy
eMedia Law Insider
December 23, 2013
Depository of International Online Privacy Resources
eMedia Law Insider
December 5, 2013
Thankful I didn't copy images, parody the Beastie Boys, use overbearing TOS or have to stand behind TheDirty
eMedia Law Insider
November 26, 2013
The Online Marketer's Guide to Privacy
eMedia Law Insider
November 21, 2013
Can you use pre-suit discovery to unmask an anonymous blogger in Texas?
eMedia Law Insider
November 11, 2013
Regulating revenge porn and explicit online communications with children - easier said than done
eMedia Law Insider
October 31, 2013
TechStreet Houston: Crowdfunding
eMedia Law Insider
October 11, 2013
Does California's Amended Online Privacy Law Mean We All Have to Change Our Privacy Policies?
eMedia Law Insider
October 9, 2013
Facebook "Like" is Protected First Amendment Speech
eMedia Law Insider
September 23, 2013
Can I use the social media image for my story - part 3
eMedia Law Insider
September 19, 2013
Can I use the social media picture for my story? - Part Two
eMedia Law Insider
September 15, 2013
Can I use the social media picture for my story? - Part One
eMedia Law Insider
September 9, 2013
The Anatomy of a Defamation Claim - Scottie Pippen's Case is Dismissed
eMedia Law Insider
August 29, 2013
Quick Links - August 2013
eMedia Law Insider
August 21, 2013
Taking Legal Control of the Company Social Media Account
eMedia Law Insider
August 1, 2013
TheDirty.com held liable despite Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
eMedia Law Insider
July 26, 2013
2013 Texas Leg Watch:  Retracting the defamation and notification after a data breach
eMedia Law Insider
July 19, 2013
Tread Carefully When Using Competitor's Trademarked Name With Online Advertising
eMedia Law Insider
July 17, 2013
Zero tolerance gone too far:  When does a Facebook comment cross the line into a threat?
eMedia Law Insider
July 14, 2013
Do I need to comply with E.U. privacy laws?
eMedia Law Insider
July 8, 2013
GUEST POST:  Start-Ups and the Unpaid Internship - The legal balancing act
eMedia Law Insider
June 10, 2013
Will there be an "eraser button" on social media for teens?
eMedia Law Insider
June 7, 2013
Texas Leg 2013 Wrap-Up - Texas Does Not Take the Lead on Social Media Issues
eMedia Law Insider
May 29, 2013
You "like" me, you really "like" me - Looking at the legal effect of Facebook likes and friends
eMedia Law Insider
May 23, 2013
Are The Legal Rules For User Generated Content Becoming More Nuanced?
eMedia Law Insider
May 15, 2013
GUEST POST:  Internet Sales Tax is Coming
eMedia Law Insider
May 3, 2013
Legal Ethics Presentation: Lawyers on Social Media This Thursday
eMedia Law Insider
April 30, 2013
Texas Leg Watch 2013:  Banning Employers from Demanding Social Media Passwords Bill to Hit House Floor Tomorrow
eMedia Law Insider
April 30, 2013
Viacom v. YouTube Update:  What does it mean for me?
eMedia Law Insider
April 19, 2013
Social Media for the CEO:  Lessons Learned from the Netflix/SEC Tussle and Reg FD
eMedia Law Insider
April 10, 2013
Crowdfunding Not Quite As Open as Recent Reports May Suggest
eMedia Law Insider
April 2, 2013
Hey! Keep your @#%*& opinions about employees off of your Facebook page!
eMedia Law Insider
March 27, 2013
Don't Rail on Your "F**** Idiot" Employees on the Net
eMedia Law Insider
March 27, 2013
BOOK REVIEW:  Civility in the Digital Age by Andrea Weckerle
eMedia Law Insider
March 25, 2013
The Greatest Blog Post About Deceptive Advertising Ever Written*
eMedia Law Insider
March 10, 2013
REGISTER NOW!  The Social Media Brews and Views CLE
eMedia Law Insider
March 7, 2013
The BYOD Policy:  From the Yugo to the Cadillac
eMedia Law Insider
March 4, 2013
Six Strikes And You're Out:  The Copyright Alert System Begins This Week
eMedia Law Insider
March 2, 2013
Texas Leg Watch 2013:  Bill proposes to allow service via social media
eMedia Law Insider
March 1, 2013
CROWDFUNDING NOW AND WHAT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE
eMedia Law Insider
February 26, 2013
What the Cybersecurity Executive Order Means for the Rest of Us
eMedia Law Insider
February 21, 2013
SAVE THE DATE:  SOCIAL MEDIA VIEWS AND BREWS
eMedia Law Insider
February 14, 2013
My Open Letter to Congressman Poe on the Houston Business and Technology Roundtable
eMedia Law Insider
February 8, 2013
Firing Employees for their Social Media Content - First, stop and think [audio]
eMedia Law Insider
January 29, 2013
Texas Leg Watch 2013:  Will Texas Prohibit Employers From Asking for Social Media Passwords?
eMedia Law Insider
January 8, 2013
Trends for 2013 in internet and marketing law
eMedia Law Insider
January 3, 2013
Most Popular Posts of 2012
eMedia Law Insider
December 27, 2012
Will the Instagram Fuss Cause a Shift for Brands on Social Media in 2013?
eMedia Law Insider
December 22, 2012
Legal Guidelines for CEOs on Social Media - Avoid the Netflix Issue
eMedia Law Insider
December 10, 2012
Who Owns Your Photos and Texts on Your Old Cell Phones?
eMedia Law Insider
November 29, 2012
Does the Communications Decency Act Protect Human Trafficking?
eMedia Law Insider
November 19, 2012
What the Obama Reelection Means for Internet Law
eMedia Law Insider
November 8, 2012
Houston Social Media Breakfast Law Talk - Friday, November 9
eMedia Law Insider
November 6, 2012
The Law of Using Images from the Web on Your Blog
eMedia Law Insider
October 23, 2012
What rights do employers have over employees' social media accounts in light of LinkedIn/CFAA ruling?
eMedia Law Insider
October 15, 2012
Are You Ready for a Software Audit?  You Better Be
eMedia Law Insider
September 28, 2012
City of Paris ordered to pay for reverse domain name hijacking in groundbreaking decision
eMedia Law Insider
September 24, 2012
The Legality of Online Reviews When They Cross the Line [Video]
eMedia Law Insider
September 12, 2012
The Post That May Never Be Seen - Legality of Hacking [Updated 9/11 with video]
eMedia Law Insider
September 10, 2012
Is your online sweepstakes or contest legal?
eMedia Law Insider
August 27, 2012
FTC v. Wyndham: An online privacy showdown
eMedia Law Insider
August 20, 2012
When your online rant can get you sued [Video]
eMedia Law Insider
August 2, 2012
Conclusion of Online Defamation Series - Anti-SLAPP
eMedia Law Insider
July 26, 2012
How to Identify the Anonymous Online Defamer
eMedia Law Insider
July 20, 2012