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  • Fee Recoveries in Self-Representation
    The Recorder - 11/7/2011
    By Kim KarelisGerald G. Knapton

    Partners Kim Karelis and Gerald Knapton contributed an article to The Recorder’s “In Practice” section.  Titled “Fee Recoveries in Self-Representation,” the authors examined the key questions and criteria to be taken into consideration before seeking attorneys’ fees when representing oneself, a loved one, or one’s law firm.  The article can be viewed with subscription at the link below.

  • New Cyberattacks in Japan
    ABA TIPS Disaster Preparedness and Response Task Force Blog - 9/27/2011
    By Kathleen Strickland

    Partner Kathleen Strickland is the ABA Task Force Chair and a contributor to their blog. Read her most recent posting at the link below.

  • America Invents Act makes it cheaper and easier to invalidate patents
    San Francisco Daily Journal - 9/21/2011

    Partners Robert P. Andris and Neil A. Smith co-authored a San Francisco Daily Journal byline article titled, “America Invents Act makes it cheaper and easier to invalidate patents,” examining the details and implications of the America Invents Act – legislation that reforms how patents are obtained and enforced in the United States.
     

  • September 11th, Ten Years Later, Where Are We In The Handling Of Mass Claims Within The Legal System?
    ABA TIPS Disaster Preparedness and Response Task Force Blog - September 12, 2011
    By Kathleen Strickland

    Partner Kathleen Strickland is the ABA Task Force Chair and a contributor to their blog. Read her most recent posting at the link below.

  • Defending Prop. 65
    Law 360 - 9/9/2011

    Environmental Practice Group Chair and Partner Tom Clarke co-authored Proposing A Plan For Prop. 65 which was published on Law360's website, the article reviews how to develop a defense strategy in Proposition 65 litigation involving consumer products.

  • Aviation Teleconference Takes Center Stage
    ABA TIPS Disaster Preparedness and Response Task Force Blog - 9/6/2011
    By Kathleen Strickland

    Partner Kathleen Strickland is the ABA Task Force Chair and a contributor to their blog. Read her most recent posting at the link below.

  • 6 Critical Changes to General Permit Compliance
    SCCA Magazine - 9/1/2011
  • The ABA's TIPS Section Presentation
    ABA TIPS Disaster Preparedness and Response Task Force Blog - 8/30/2011
    By Kathleen Strickland

    Partner Kathleen Strickland is the ABA Task Force Chair and a contributor to their blog. Read her most recent posting at the link below.
     

  • What Does the Zadroga Act Cover?
    ABA TIPS Disaster Preparedness and Response Task Force Blog - 8/10/2011
    By Kathleen Strickland

    Partner Kathleen Strickland is the ABA Task Force Chair and a contributor to their blog. Read her most recent posting at the link below.

  • Headaches from Hangovers: Copyright Claims of Tattoo Artists
    San Francisco Daily Journal - 7/28/2011
    By Spencer C. Martinez

    Spencer Martinez published an article, “Headaches from Hangovers: Copyright Claims of Tattoo Artists,” which examines issues surrounding the copyrightability of tattoos in light of the recent Mike Tyson/The Hangover II fracas.
     

  • US Report Says Scant Evidence to Link 9/11 to Cancer
    ABA TIPS Disaster Preparedness and Response Task Force Blog - July 28, 2011
    By Kathleen Strickland

    Partner Kathleen Strickland is the ABA Task Force Chair and a contributor to their blog. Read her most recent posting at the link below.

  • U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Recoverable Attorney Fees for Public Entities in Successful Litigation
    Public CEO - 7/22/2011
    By Kim KarelisGerald G. Knapton

    Partners Kim Karelis and Gerald Knapton’s article, “U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Recoverable Attorney Fees for Public Entities in Successful Litigation,” examines the recent Supreme Court ruling regarding which fees public entities may recover in civil rights cases where the losing plaintiff has joined both frivolous and non-frivolous claims in the same lawsuit.  The web article and PDF can be viewed at the link below.

  • Cyberterrorism In The News
    ABA TIPS Disaster Preparedness and Response Task Force Blog - July 15, 2011
    By Kathleen Strickland

    Partner Kathleen Strickland is the ABA Task Force Chair and a contributor to their blog. Read her most recent posting at the link below.

  • Have We Learned from the BP Disaster? Why It's Important.
    ABA TIPS Disaster Preparedness and Response Task Force Blog - 6/29/2011
    By Kathleen Strickland

    Partner Kathleen Strickland is the ABA Task Force Chair and a contributor to their blog. Read her most recent posting at the link below.

  • Eyes Wide Open
    The Registry - 6/11/2011

    Associate Brock Lyle and Partner Jess Love’s article, “Eyes Wide Open,” examines how real estate market trends can be determined not just by economic factors, but by social indicators. The article can be viewed at the link below.

  • Stormwater Liability Increases for Public Entities
    San Francisco Daily Journal - 4/28/2011

    Partner Thomas Clarke, Jr.’s article, “Stormwater Liability Increases for Public Entities,” examines the recent 9th Circuit opinion holding governmental entities liable for stormwater discharge regardless of the origin of the contaminants. Cities, counties and districts will now have the enormously expensive task of treating stormwater before discharge.

  • What Fees Can Public Entities Recover From Successful Litigation?
    Public CEO - 4/21/2011
    By Kim Karelis

    Partner Kim Karelis’ article in Public CEO, “What Fees Can Public Entities Recover From Successful Litigation?” examines which fees public entities may recover in civil rights cases where the losing plaintiff has joined both frivolous and non-frivolous claims in the same lawsuit.

  • Public Entities That Own Stormwater Systems Have to Treat Stormwater Before it is Discharged
    Public CEO - 4/20/2011

    Partner Thomas Clarke, Jr.’s article in Public CEO, “Public Entities That Own Stormwater Have to Treat Stormwater Before It is Discharged,” examines the latest in stormwater regulations and discusses how public entities should follow current stormwater guidelines in the most economical way.  

  • Are Prevailing Party’s Attorneys’ Fees Covered in the Absence of Supplementary Payments Provision?
    Mealey’s Emerging Insurance Disputes - April 7th, 2011
    By Stephen J. Erigero

    Partner Steve Erigero’s article, “Are Prevailing Party’s Attorneys’ Fees Covered in the Absence of Supplementary Payments Provision?” examines how recent California decisions have clarified insurance carriers’ potential obligation to reimburse its insured for attorney fees.  The article can be through the "read more" link below.

  • The Boom in False Patent Marking Litigation
    The Recorder - 3/31/2011

    Fast-changing case law can leave an unwary company in an unpredictable scenario, potentially facing enormous damages, explains IP Partner Robert Andris.  His article, in The Recorder can be viewed here (subscription required)

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