Rex Hwang and Shenel Ozisik wrote the Federal Circuit Report which appeared in the Summer 2019 issue of New Matter, Vol. 44, No. 2. The article discusses the recent decision in PersonalWeb Technologies, LLC v. Apple Inc. in which the Federal Circuit reversed the Patent Trial and Appeals Board’s cancellation of U.S. Patent No. 7,802,310 […]
Marty Orlick’s article “DA Sues to Stop Abusive ADA Litigation,” was picked up by on May 22nd, 2019.
Jim Butler’s article “JMBM’s Global Hospitality Chairman Jim Butler Will Speak About Hotel Investment at 2019 Institutional Real Estate Forum,” was picked up by, Hotel Online, Hospitality Net and HSyndicate on May 13th, 2019.
Brad Cohen and Alex Bruin’s article “Achieving True Privacy for Public Figures Through Privacy Trusts,” was published in the May issue of Los Angeles Lawyer on May 1st, 2019.
Tim Lappen wrote the article, “What’s A Trustee…And Do I Want To Be One?” published by Financial Advisor on April 17th, 2019.
Rod Berman and Jessica Bromall Sparkman’s article, “What Should You Ask About Intellectual Property Before Investing in a Cannabis Company – An IP Due Diligence Primer,” has been published by CannaInvestor magazine on April 17th, 2019.
A bill before the California legislature seeks to impose an estate tax of 40% on the net value of a decedent’s estate in excess of $3.5 million, with a credit for all federal estate taxes paid by the estate. Background In 2017, as Congress debated legislation that ultimately became the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, […]
By Rod S. Berman and Jessica Bromall Sparkman Published in the April/May 2019 issue of CannaInvestor Magazine The cannabis industry is the new investment frontier. Consider the capital investment by Constellation Brands in Canada’s Canopy Growth, Aurora Cannabis’s acquisition of Mexico’s Farmaciea Magistrales, Coca-Cola’s discussions with Aurora Cannabis to develop CBD infused drinks, CannaCraft and […]
Rex Hwang and Shenel Ozisik wrote the Federal Circuit Report which appeared in the Spring 2019 issue of New Matter, Vol. 44, No. 1., discussing game-related patents on March 25th, 2019.
This article describes the basic U.S. federal income tax payment obligations that apply to the income and gains from investment by foreign investors who are non-U.S. residents in private investment funds that invest in U.S. real property. These obligations will impact the total financial return on investment of investors, and in some cases will require […]