The article “Financial Elder Abuse in the COVID-19 Environment,” published by the Daily Journal was authored by Vatche Zetjian and Neil Erickson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP. Read the article here.
One often doesn’t know the extent of one’s insurance coverage until a calamity occurs. So it is with force majeure provisions in contracts Typically, force majeure provisions are included in contracts to excuse a party from contractual obligations if some unforeseen event beyond its control prevents performance of its contractual obligations. As of March 2, […]
Seena Samimi wrote the article, “Dos and don’ts of California’s cannabis regulatory environment,” published in the Daily Journal on August 5th, 2019. Read the article here
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 […]
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.
Rex Hwang co-wrote the article “E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co. v. Synvina C.V.” which appeared in the Winter 2018 edition of New Matter, Intellectual Property Law Section of California Lawyers Association Publication, Volume 43, Number 4 on December 2nd, 2018.
Rod Berman, Jessica Bromall Sparkman, and Remi Salter wrote the article, “The race to register: Will copyright applicants win or lose?” published by the Daily Journal. The article focuses on Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com, LLC (17-571), which is on the U.S. Supreme Court’s docket for its upcoming term. The high court’s decision […]
Susan Allison wrote the article “Anti-SLAPP Motions: Courts Taking a Much Closer Look,” published in The Recorder.
This article was first published by Law360 in February 2018 and is reprinted with permission. In Gaynor v. Bulen,1 California’s Court of Appeal recently articulated the proper approach for determining whether allegations constitute protected activity under the anti-SLAPP statute,2 a standard most recently clarified by the California Supreme Court in Baral v. Schnitt (“Baral“),3 and Park […]
Martin Stratte wrote the article “Coming Full Circle in the Fifth—Revisiting the Concept of ‘Urban Decay’ and its Increasingly Limited Role in CEQA” published in the Environmental Law Section of California Lawyers Association—Environmental Law News in Spring 2018, Vol. 27, No. 1.