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  • Procopio News and Events -- September 2020

    In our September 2020 firm newsletter, we provide a number of useful articles, podcasts and webinar recordings on key topics, including: What international suppliers should do now in case a key U.S. customer files for bankruptcy; What implications companies with customers in California could face if a state ballot initiative calling for more restrictive privacy measures passes in November; and How the right non-disclosure agreement can protect your trade secrets and propri...

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  • 51 Procopio Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America

    August 20, 2020 (San Diego/Orange County/Las Vegas/Phoenix) – A total of 51 Procopio attorneys representing 35 areas of law in 4 metropolitan areas have been recognized for excellence by Best Lawyers in America® on their 2021 list of top attorneys. A record 41 Procopio attorneys were named Best Lawyers in America, with two also receiving the prestigious Best Lawyers in America 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” accolades. In addition, 10 additional Procopio attorneys were named to the debut...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- August 2020

    In Procopio's August 2020 newsletter, we highlight three articles and podcasts on breaking legal developments, including: A landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision related to trademarking generic domain names; Pending legislation in California that could benefit insurance policy owners seeking coverage for COVID-19 losses; and Thoughts on how Korean businesses in the United States can navigate the pandemic. We also note an upcoming webinar on a possible new privacy law ...

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  • Procopio Grows its Intellectual Property Practice with Addition of Nine Attorneys, Including Two Partners

    June 30, 2020 (San Diego / Orange County / Silicon Valley) – Procopio’s Intellectual Property law practice has expanded with the addition of nine patent law attorneys, including two partners experienced in medical devices and the latest in 5G cellular network wireless technologies. Jonas J. Hodges and Sheree Rowe have joined Procopio as Partners, with Rowe attached to the firm’s Silicon Valley office and Hodges resident in Procopio’s recently opened Orange County office. The addition ...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- July 2020

    In Procopio's July 2020 newsletter, we include six podcasts and articles on breaking legal developments, including: What patent owners can do about a rise in patent troll litigation; How a recent court decision could provide relief to willful patent infringement defendants; The latest changes to U.S. export rules regarding Huawei; How a U.S. Supreme Court decision related to funding of a border wall could benefit tribal governments; The potential impact of a pr...

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  • Abril Perez Receives 2020 Alec L. Cory Pro Bono Scholarship Award

    June 2, 2020 (San Diego, California): Kudos to Abril Perez of California Western School of Law’s Class of 2020 for being the recipient of this year’s Alec L. Cory Pro Bono Award, given annually by Procopio to deserving law students who demonstrate both academic excellence and a commitment to community and public service. As a public interest law student, Abril has worked on behalf of underrepresented communities, such as asylum seekers, human trafficking victims, the Latinx community,...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- June 2020

    In Procopio's June 2020 newsletter, we provide links to ten timely articles and five webinar recordings addressing ongoing developments with COVID-19 and also other changes in the law. Topics addressed in our COVID-19 articles and webinars include: Two articles detailing how the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is extending certain patent deadlines and fast-tracking applications related to COVID-19; Two articles discussing concerns recipients of federal Paycheck Protection P...

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  • Procopio LaunchPad Startup Program Gears Up for 2020 Class

    May 19, 2020 (Del Mar Heights, CA) – Procopio is moving forward with its LaunchPad incubator program in 2020, and has extended invitations to entrepreneurs with three inspiring startups. All of the benefits that come from participation in our incubator will be available to the 2020 cohort, including office space in the firm’s Del Mar Heights office consistent with the latest health guidance from the State of California and San Diego County. “Entrepreneurs know that innovation has no...

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  • Procopio News and Events - May 2020

    In Procopio's May 2020 newsletter, we provide links to sixteen timely articles and four webinar recordings addressing ongoing developments with COVID-19 and also other changes in the law. Topics addressed in our COVID-19 articles and webinars include: Implementation of the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program and what that means for businesses; Ways to navigate conflicts over commercial contracts and prepare for possible litigation; Answers to important questions for ...

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  • Procopio Serving Clients With a Dedicated COVID-19 Resources Team

    As the changing legal landscape and economic outlook becomes better understood, Procopio's dedicated  COVID-19 Legal Resources Team is immediately available to assist our clients take the necessary next steps. Our team provides critical support with all CARES Act items including areas of corporate and tax law, business restructuring and bankruptcy, employment, health care, insurance, privacy and cybersecurity, real estate and construction, business operations, and more. You can meet ...

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