On December 23, 2015, Hyatt Hotels announced that it had become the latest member of what has become a large club – hotel companies that have been the target of malware attacks. During the past year, virtually every major brand – Hilton, White Lodging, Mandarin Oriental, Starwood and Trump Collection, among others – have shared that […]
David Poitras wrote the article “New Bankruptcy Forms Already in Use” published in the Daily Journal.
Tim Lappen co-wrote (with Doug Freeman) the article “You Can’t Take it With You…What to do With Your Valuable Car Collection,” featured in Finish Line magazine, the official publication of the Petersen Automotive Museum’s Checkered Flag 200, the Museum’s main support group.
Soon businesses with an online presence will be required to make their websites accessible to persons with disabilities or face litigation in state and federal court. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) already requires businesses with a physical presence to comply with exacting and numerous standards (e.g., door width, counter height, sidewalk slope, etc.) The […]
Bob Braun’s article ‘Not Just Heads in Beds – Cybersecurity for Hotel Owners’ was featured in Hotel Business Review.
California, home of many of the world’s largest technology companies, has long been at the forefront of protecting personal electronic information in the United States. California adopted the nation’s first data breach notification law, led the nation in requiring website privacy statements, and actively enforces online privacy. On October 6, 2015 Governor Jerry Brown signed […]
Bob Braun and Michael Gold wrote the article “We’re First Again on Data Privacy” featured in the Daily Journal. The article discusses the Electronic Communications Privacy Act recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown.
Marty Orlick wrote the article ‘How Many Judges Does it Take to Rule That A Shopping Center Tenant Is Not Liable for ADA Violations In Common Areas?’ for the October edition of the Real Property Law Section e-Bulletin.
A recent trademark ruling in China has underscored the importance of early filing of trademark applications – for both the brand names themselves, as well as the Chinese versions of the brand names (i.e., the brand’s phonetic equivalent and meaning equivalent written in Chinese characters) – any time a brand owner’s future plans may include […]
California adopted the first breach notification statute in the nation, and prides itself at being in the forefront of consumer privacy and security issues. On October 6, 2015, for the third time in the past three years, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation updating California’s data breach notice statute. The amendments, which cover both state […]