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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

May 22, 2018

Philip Bonoli Examines CA Supreme Court Decision Over Independent Contractor Statuses

Phil Bonoli recently wrote an examination of the case Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court for the California Lawyers Association’s Business Law Section. The piece, titled “California Supreme Court Scraps Multifactor Standard for Determining Whether a Worker is an Indepen...  Read more

Mar 22, 2018

Nick Rozansky Speaks to TheWrap on Weinstein, Trump, and NDAs

Nick Rozanksy recently spoke to Matt Donnelly at TheWrap about The Weinstein Company’s decision to release Harvey Weinstein’s accusers and witnesses from their nondisclosure agreements. Nick discussed the legal implications of the decision on the company and Harvey Weinstein as well as t...  Read more

Mar 19, 2018

Joseph Rothberg Quoted in Gizmodo Article

Joe Rothberg was recently asked by Gizmodo to comment on the legal questions that arise as posthumous recreations of deceased famous figures, such as holograms, become more common with technological advances. According to Joe, one’s publicity has different protections depending on where he or she ...  Read more

Feb 27, 2018

Steven Gubner Quoted in TheWrap on Weinstein Co. Bankruptcy

Steve Gubner was recently quoted in Matt Donnelly’s TheWrap article “Weinstein Co Bankruptcy Means Harvey’s Accusers May Never Get Paid by Studio,” which discusses the effect of TWC’s bankruptcy on victims and creditors. Steve talks about the legal barriers to victim compensa...  Read more

Feb 27, 2018

Robyn Sokol Quoted in Bloomberg, IndieWire on Weinstein Co. Bankruptcy

Robyn Sokol was recently asked by Bloomberg and IndieWire to comment on the beleaguered Weinstein Co.’s recent filing for bankruptcy. In the articles, Robyn discusses the bankruptcy process, and how the lawsuits filed against Weinstein and his alleged enablers would likely amount to increased sett...  Read more

Feb 21, 2018

Taylor Swift Wins Legal Battle Over ‘Shake It Off’

Ronald Abrams’ article “Taylor Swift Wins Legal Battle Over ‘Shake It Off’” was published in Forbes on February 20, 2018. In the article, Ron discusses the lawsuit filed by Sean Hall and Nathan Butler against Taylor Swift for the use of allegedly copyrighted lyrics, and the factors...  Read more

Feb 13, 2018

Joe Balice Quoted in TheWrap on Possible Weinstein Co. Bankruptcy

Joe Balice was recently quoted in Matt Donnelly’s TheWrap article “Weinstein Company Faces ‘Instant Bankruptcy’ if Current Bidder Withdraws,” which discusses the implications of the New York Attorney General’s lawsuit against The Weinstein Company on the company’s s...  Read more

Dec 20, 2017

Ban on “Immoral” and “Scandalous” Trademarks Ruled Unconstitutional, But Some Applicants Will Still Face Hurdles — IP Watchdog

Michael Bernet’s article “Ban on “Immoral” and “Scandalous” Trademarks Ruled Unconstitutional, But Some Applicants Will Still Face Hurdles” was published in IP Watchdog on December 20, 2017. In the article, Michael discusses the Federal Circuit’s recently issued opi...  Read more

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