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Jun 12, 2019

Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway To Heaven’ Case To Be Heard In Appeals Court – Forbes

Jeff Kobulnick’s article “‘Stairway To Heaven’ Case To Be Heard In Appeals Court” appeared in Forbes on June 12, 2019. In the article, Jeff comments on the upcoming appeal of the decision in the 2016 “Stairway to Heaven” plagiarism lawsuit. The suit alleged ...  Read more

Mar 29, 2019

March Madness Or Strong Defense: NCAA Opposes Company’s ‘March Mulligans’ Trademark – Forbes

Joe Rothberg’s article “March Madness Or Strong Defense: NCAA Opposes Company’s ‘March Mulligans’ Trademark” was published by Forbes on March 28, 2019. In the article, Joe discusses the NCAA’s suit T2MA, Inc. over its application for the service ma...  Read more

Dec 13, 2018

Jerrold Bregman Quoted in Los Angeles Business Journal

Jerrold Bregman was recently quoted in Matthew Blake’s Los Angeles Business Journal article “Station Owners Face Biz Woes.” In the article, Jerrold comments on the circumstances leading to the iHeartMedia bankruptcy. To read the full article, click here....  Read more

Dec 12, 2018

Philip Bonoli Writes on New Statute Affecting Settlement Agreements

Phil Bonoli recently wrote an examination of the California Code of Civil Procedure §1001, which prohibits provisions in settlement agreements that prevent the disclosure of information related to sexual harassment or discrimination, for the California Lawyers’ Association’s B...  Read more

Sep 5, 2018

Philip Bonoli Recognized as “Member of the Week” by San Fernando Valley Bar Association

The firm is pleased to announce that Philip Bonoli has been named “Member of the Week” by the San Fernando Valley Bar Association (SFVBA). The SFVBA spotlights a Member of the Week “to recognize these individuals and put a face on [its] diverse Bar Association.” In its profile of Philip, the...  Read more

Aug 31, 2018

Joseph Balice Quoted in TheWrap

Joe Balice was recently quoted in Umberto Gonzalez’s TheWrap article “Ben Affleck Could Lose His ‘Batman’ Role Due to Post-Rehab Insurance Costs, Experts Say.” In the article, Joe explains how Affleck may have to pursue lower-budgeted indie films, rather than major blockbuste...  Read more

Jul 17, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court to Address Circuit Split Over Copyright Registration

The U.S. Supreme Court recently decided to take on the challenge of resolving a circuit split over when in the copyright registration process a party can sue another party for copyright infringement. The court granted a petition for writ of certiorari in the case Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v...  Read more

Jul 16, 2018

Michael Bernet Writes IPWatchdog Article

Michael Bernet’s article “Can You Trademark a Color?” was published in IPWatchdog on July 14, 2018. In the piece, Michael discusses the nuances of legally protecting colors in the context of brand and product identity. He explores several issues, such as how to define a color and how to determ...  Read more

Jun 1, 2018

Philip Bonoli Pens Article Featured in Valley Lawyer Magazine

Phil Bonoli’s article “Freelancers and Independent Contractors: Not without Protection,” is featured in the June 2018 issue of Valley Lawyer Magazine. In the piece, Phil discusses the legal protections, such as sexual harassment and other FEHA laws, that are afforded to writers, graphic artist...  Read more

May 24, 2018

Philip Bonoli Writes on U.S. Supreme Court Decision Regarding Employee Class Action

Phil Bonoli recently wrote an examination of the case Epic Systems Corporation v. Lewis for the California Lawyers Association’s Business Law Section. The piece, titled “United States Supreme Court Rules that Employment Agreements Requiring Workers to Waive their Rights to Pursue Cl...  Read more

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