NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intellectual property law in the United States is on the verge of breakdown and needs to be reformed, argues law professor Jason Mazzone in his new book, ‘Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law’ (ISBN: 978-0804760065), published by Stanford University Press.
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Naperville, Illinois trial attorney Mark W. Mathys of LAW OFFICES OF MATHYS and SCHNEID obtained a jury verdict against two doctors on behalf of his client Micheatria Donelson last week (Thursday, October 6, 2011); case NO. 07-CI-01768.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP is pleased to announce that Corporate and Transactional founding partner David Goldenberg was named a 2011 ‘Rising Star’ by Northern California Super Lawyers as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state for 2011. In addition, Trademark and Copyright partner Brian M. Davis and Executive Compensation partner Stephen T. Lindo were recognized in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of Dr. Kent H. Cheng as a partner. Dr. Cheng joins VLP from Cohen Pontani Lieberman and Pavane LLP where he was a partner representing clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and high tech industries.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP Law Group LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Corporate practice with the addition of Carl Spataro and Whit Bissell to its partnership.
BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ADF Solutions, Inc., the global leader in site exploitation and digital forensic triage, today announced a partnership with High Tech Crime Institute (HTCI), the global leader in the field of computer crime investigation and computer forensics, that will provide law enforcement investigators high quality training and education on the industry’s leading forensic triage tools.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yesterday Leader Technologies filed its opening brief in its patent infringement fight against Facebook at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. Leader is represented by King and Spalding LLP; and lead counsels Paul Andre, Lisa Kobialka, Daryl Joseffer and Adam Conrad. The nine-day jury trial in Delaware ended on July 27, 2010 with a split verdict.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of optical fingerprint technology based in Silicon Valley, announced that it has filed counterclaims against Korean biometric company Suprema Inc. for fraud, breach of contract, and negligent misrepresentation. These claims were filed along with an answer to a complaint by Suprema in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California regarding SecuGen’s termination of an OEM Agreement between the two companies.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of optical fingerprint technology, announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California against Korean biometric company Suprema Inc. for patent infringement.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carlsbad, California attorney Stanley D. Prowse is pleased to announce that on June 1, 2011 he became a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS). Specialist certification is conferred by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the California State Bar. Certification requires that an attorney devote the majority of his practice to family law.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the Defense Cyber Crime Institute (DCCI), an element of the Department of Defense (DoD) Cyber Crime Center (DC3), has published a Validation Report for Backbone’s Steganography Analyzer Real-Time Scanner (StegAlyzerRTS), a network security appliance for monitoring inbound and outbound network traffic in real-time for the presence of digital steganography applications and signatures.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) presented Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) its annual Constance L. Belfiore Quality of Life Award, honoring the firm for providing an exceptional quality of life in the workplace through policies that support significant flexibility and autonomy for its attorneys and staff.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BidYourCase is a revolutionary concept that matches clients to lawyers online. Through the ease and convenience of the Internet, clients seeking legal representation can express their needs, receive offers from highly qualified lawyers, consider which factors they consider most important (price, location, rating, etc.) and select a specific lawyer to handle their case – all within 72 hours.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To coincide with the 300th anniversary of copyright law, Oxford University Press announces the much-anticipated release of John Tehranian’s new book, ‘Infringement Nation: Copyright 2.0 and You’ (ISBN: 978-0-19-973-317-0).
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of Version 3.9 of the Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains more than 925 steganography applications.
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As medical marijuana smokers around the globe celebrate ’4/20′ – an internationally recognized date for the celebration of cannabis – Ed Forchion, aka NJWeedman announced that his lawyer, John Vincent Saykanic, Esq., will be filing a historic legal brief in New Jersey’s Burlington County Superior Court, battling for not only Forchion’s freedom but for the rights and recognition of marijuana smokers everywhere.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Newly-admitted attorneys, are you frustrated by the toughest legal job market of the decade? If you’re employed, are you overwhelmed to realize you need skills you definitely weren’t taught in law school? A resource exclusively for attorneys and aspiring lawyers has launched at LegalMentor.com.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Songwriters, music publishers, and holders of intellectual property are invited to attend the California Copyright Conference presentation ‘Music Rights from a Global Perspective’ on the evening of Wednesday, April 13 in Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles).
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Congress are taking notice, and now, so is Mortgage Audit Service. They all recognize that some mortgage servicers may be guilty of illegal activities servicing the escrow account and are working to uncover the truth and to make positive changes.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce the expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of Dr. Linda Rost as a partner. Dr. Rost joins VLP from the Silicon Valley office of Ropes & Gray where she represented clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and high tech industries.
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Michael Baisden’s attorneys, Daryl K. Washington and Aubrey ‘Nick’ Pittman, announced on Monday, a jury in Houston Federal Court reached a verdict in the copyright lawsuit filed by nationally syndicated radio and TV personality Michael Baisden. The mixed verdict allows for the return of Baisden’s copyrighted rights and allows the best-selling author to proceed with upcoming movie and television projects.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Jersey’s new Anti-Bullying Law is one of the strongest in the country. In an effort to help school districts meet the law’s new challenges and responsibilities, the 2011 New Jersey Anti-Bullying Conference will bring together key state and national scholars and practitioners to present their expertise and knowledge about bullying prevention.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Domain Holdings Group, LLC continues to push the envelope in custom domain development and next generation solutions with the debut of Arbitration.com . Featuring a comprehensive directory and in-depth information about alternative dispute resolution, the site fills a much-needed gap – to provide services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court.
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security is pleased to announce the release of Version 3.8 of the Steganography Application Fingerprint Database (SAFDB) which now contains more than 900 steganography applications.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that international law attorney Fred Ariel Rodriguez has joined the firm as a partner. Mr. Rodriguez specializes in international legal matters involving the transfer of personnel, goods, intellectual property and services across borders.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leader Phone Chairman & Founder Michael McKibben announced today the launch of the Leader Phone iPhone Audio Conferencing App, which he calls ‘the only app that offers multiple, cutting-edge audio conferencing features that turn your iPhone into a mobile conference calling center.’
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that Denise Zack has joined the firm’s Commercial Lending practice. Ms. Zack joins VLP from the Virginia office of Cooley LLP, where she served as special counsel in the Credit Finance and Leasing Finance practice groups and represented both institutional lenders and company borrowers in debt financings.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that Melody Torbati has joined the firm as a partner in the Technology Transactions practice. Ms. Torbati was formerly with Morrison Foerster, LLP where she represented leading and cutting-edge technology companies on a wide variety of transactions involving technology and intellectual property matters.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indigenous plaintiffs from the Peruvian Amazon won their appeal today in the landmark human rights and environmental contamination lawsuit against U.S. oil giant Occidental Petroleum (Oxy), as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that the case should be heard in Los Angeles, Oxy’s hometown, EarthRights International announced today.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriage Visa Help, a leading global immigration consultancy firm specializing in fiancee, partner and marriage visas for the UK, Australia, Canada and New Zealand reminds that effective today all UK settlement visa applicants are required to pass a mandatory English language test prior to submitting the application to the British Embassy, Consulate or High Commission.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VLP is pleased to announce that Trademark Partner Brian M. Davis was included in the Best Lawyers Annual Guide to Intellectual Property Law, which was published with the September 2010 issue of Corporate Counsel magazine. In addition, VLP Patent Partner Richard G.A. Bone was named a 2010 ‘Rising Star’ by Northern California Super Lawyers.
WALL, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Wall Street Whiz Kid’ Peter Grandich, who works with current and former NY Jets and NY Giants, has come to the aid of Jets Superfan ‘Fireman Ed,’ who may be facing assault charges for allegedly shoving a Giants fan at the August 16 Giants-Jets preseason game at the new Meadowlands Stadium.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce an expansion of its Intellectual Property practice with the addition of Jim Markey and Charlie Oh as partners in New York and California. Founded in 2008, VLP is a virtually connected and geographically distributed law firm.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Leader Technologies Incorporated announced the results of the Leader v. Facebook patent infringement trial, in which an eight-member jury in Wilmington, Delaware, returned a split verdict on Wednesday, July 28th.
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When you’re trying to buy or sell a business, things can go wrong. Three attorneys who belong to the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) will discuss how to spot and avoid common legal pitfalls at a free breakfast meeting on Tuesday, June 29, 2010.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP is very pleased to announce that noted patent attorney Richard Bone has joined the firm as a partner from Fish and Richardson. Dr. Bone’s practice encompasses all aspects of patent preparation and prosecution, and post-grant review in technical fields such as pharmaceuticals, chemistry, biotechnology, materials, nanotechnology, medical devices, and computer science.
DULLES, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NetSecurity Corporation, a company positioned to be the brand of choice in computer forensics, security, and training, announced today that Jennifer Nickolas, Esq. has joined the company. This appointment will help NetSecurity to further develop and grow the company’s vendor-neutral digital forensics, electronic discovery (e-discovery), cyber security, expert witness, and training offerings.
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned family law firm Rinella and Rinella Ltd. today announced that the learning center founded by its Senior Partner Bernard (Bernie) Rinella has been awarded the 2009 NCLCA/Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was established at Miami University – Oxford in 2000.
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Dralves Edwards, a board-certified family physician in Dallas today filed a civil case in the U.S. Supreme Court against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, the contractor for Medicare. For the past 13 years, Edwards has challenged the integrity and unethical practices of Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) and is confident that the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in a responsible way that every Medicare provider and patient benefits.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that Charulata Pagar, Adam Lin, Eda Tan, and Byron Rodriguez have joined the firm. ‘VLP is continuing to expand with top quality attorneys. Our newest lawyers further expand the firm’s practice areas and also strengthen our Asia practice,’ said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP’s President and Co-Founder.
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On May 28th, 2009, Judge Joan B. Gottschall of the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division declined to order a new trial or to reverse a $5.6 million jury verdict against Publications International of Lincolnwood, Ill. (PIL), the parent company of Consumer Guide, on a breach of contract claim brought by The Smart Marketing Group of Los Angeles, Calif. (SMG).
PALO ALTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that David Lawson, Janyce Mitchell, David Roise, and Stephen Sullivan have joined the firm as Partners. ‘VLP’s newest partners further expand the firm’s practice in Commercial Lending and Intellectual Property. VLP is strengthening as well as broadening our range of legal representation for corporate clients,’ said RoseAnn Rotandaro, VLP’s President and Co-Founder.
TAMPA, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home foreclosures continue to rise and people continue to lose their jobs. That’s why Campbell Law Firm, P.A., one of the nation’s leading loss mitigation law firms, is making every effort to help people stay in their homes, primarily through loan modifications. These modifications reduce a homeowner’s monthly mortgage payment and stop a pending foreclosure.
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., May 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Long Island jury found Bernie Kompancaril not guilty of all charges today saying that the state failed to prove that Mr. Kompancaril was operating his car in the early morning hours of Dec. 21, 2006. Long Island attorney Bruce L. Roistacher, who represented Mr. Kompancaril, argued that it’s not illegal to drink in a parked car in a parking lot if the driver has no present intention to drive or operate his car.
PALO ALTO, Calif., March 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Virtual Law Partners LLP (VLP) has announced that Brett Healy, Daniel Meyers, Gregory Kim, M. Sharon Webb and Dianna DeVore have joined the firm as partners. ‘We are thrilled that VLP continues to attract experienced lawyers with superb qualifications,’ said Craig Johnson, VLP’s CEO. ‘Their talent and backgrounds speak for themselves.’
ANAHEIM, Calif., March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For years, consumers have been surrounded by the promise of wealth. Mesmerized and spellbound by marketing, they have been enticed to buy what they can’t afford to consume, to accumulate and to live beyond their means. Predatory lenders have enslaved us with credit, crashed our economy and our family finances, and then have unleashed collectors and collection attorneys who ignore Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines and the Fair Debt Collection and Practices Act. Consumers become harassed, hounded, threatened.
CHICAGO, Ill., March 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February 6th 2009, a federal jury in Chicago returned a verdict against Publications International Ltd. (PIL) of Lincolnwood, Ill., and awarded $5.6 million to The Smart Marketing Group, Inc. (SMG) in damages resulting from PIL’s breach of a 2003 contract.
EXETER, Calif., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading and first manufacturer of Sucralose in China, announced that today, Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued his initial determination on Tate & Lyle’s Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleged infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain intermediate compounds.
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Acushield Financial, Inc, a Nevada corporation delivering outsourcing customer service, billing, education and mediation to U.S. companies, acknowledges that it assisted the West Virginia Attorney General office in late 2007 in their inquiries of services provided to 9 consumers.
HOUSTON, Texas, May 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Title Data, Inc. of Houston, Texas today announced the amicable resolution of an inquiry into its business model by the office of the Texas Attorney General. In December of 2005 the Texas Attorney General began an examination of Title Data to determine whether its method of operation of automated land title evidence plants constituted anticompetitive conduct.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and LONDON, England, April 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles Attorney, Frederick A. Romero, a decorated United States Marine Corp. veteran, who has been awarded the Purple Heart medal and was previously honorably discharged as a sergeant, has requested the United Nations, European Union and Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to impose trade sanctions against the United States and to freeze U.S. assets abroad.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Finally, there’s a new way to enjoy a night on the town in your own car and never worry about getting a DUI. Those with a lot to lose from a DUI arrest call it their ‘career insurance.’ Safe Ride Solutions (SRS) is a national network of off-duty and retired, veteran police officers. It’s a new, unique, collaborative DUI prevention program developed by peace officers, professional athletes and business professionals to address the real world problem of DUI.
DENVER, Colo. – Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On February, 7th 2008, a small business from Fort Collins, Colorado won in the Court of Appeals against skiing giant Vail Associates, Inc. (VA) over the right to use 1-800-SKI VAIL. In the appeal, the Tenth Circuit Court affirmed that Vail Associates could not use its registered trademark VAIL to prevent Eric Hanson from using his registered trademark, 1-800-SKI VAIL(R).
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Dec. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cyber-Pirates beware: This week, SearchSystems.net, a highly regarded site for researching public records around the world, obtained a judgment of $780,000 in U.S. District Court (case C07-01918) against convicted Cyber-Pirate Mark Musselman and his website, www.courtsonline.org, it was announced today by Novo Law Group, P.C.
ST CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Oct. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — March Purpose: The Jena 6 case, the rise in the hanging of nooses, and other current acts of racially motivated injustice and intimidation against Blacks/African Americans will all be highlighted at this National March against Hate Crimes. Black Lawyers For Justice, the Williams Family and organizers are demanding that Federal Hate Crimes charges as well as State hate crime charges be brought in the Williams’ case.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Sept. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yale Law Women (YLW), the largest student organization at Yale Law School, announces the release of its 2007 Top Ten Family-Friendly Firms list. Phoenix-based firm Quarles & Brady received top honors, followed by Proskauer Rose; Akin Gump Strauss Hauer; Jenner & Block; Mayer Brown; Covington & Burling; Arnold & Porter.
BOCA RATON, Fla. – Sept. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As we mark the sixth anniversary of 9/11, a new poll conducted by Nader Anise Lawyer Marketing asks lawyers whether they would represent the World’s Most Wanted Man, Osama Bin Laden, in court if he were found alive. (The assumption of course being that a criminal prosecution would ultimately ensue.)
MERIDEN, Conn. – Aug. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Bar Association (ABA) recently re-appointed Houston Putnam Lowry as one of their representatives to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Attorney Lowry has represented the ABA (and other organizations, including the Economic Commission of Europe) at the United Nations for years on a variety of topics.
AVONDALE, Ariz. – Aug. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After an investigation by Federal and State authorities for allegedly running a methamphetamine lab and unlawfully selling iodine at a feed and tack store, Southwest Feed, The State of Arizona has issued a temporary seizure order. Federal authorities have since dropped out of the investigation and returned the two cases of seized iodine and apologized after finding no evidence of any wrongdoing.
BEVERLY, Mass. – July 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Why hire a Massachusetts private investigator? According to the Bay State Detective Agency, Inc., while ‘Do-It-Yourself’ investigations may be successful at times, unlicensed investigators may not be aware of information laws and may be in jeopardy of committing serious violations, receiving fines, or even jail time.