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  • 3 Procopio Attorneys Named Northern California Super Lawyers

    July 7, 2021 (Silicon Valley): Three Procopio attorneys in the firm’s Silicon Valley office have been recognized by their peers as 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers. Receiving the honor this year are Partners Mindy Morton and Tyler Paetkau, and Of Counsel Brooke Oliver. Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state of California are named a Super Lawyer. Mindy Morton was recognized for Intellectual Property Litigation; this is her seventh consecutive year earning the ...

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  • News You Can Use -- July 2021

    In Procopio's July 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, you'll learn: The latest in California legal requirements for employers as they return employees to the workplace; How eDiscovery is changing and what that means for litigation; and The story of how an innovative manufacturer overcame a challenge to a key patent from an accused infringer. You'll also learn of upcoming events on important legal topics, including keys to protecting and making use of trade secrets, ti...

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  • Procopio Continues Commitment to Diversity Recruitment and Advancement with Submission to Renew Mansfield Rule Certification

    June 30, 2021: Procopio has again demonstrated its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion by seeking to renew its Mansfield Rule certification from Diversity Lab. The firm achieved this prestigious certification in 2020, recognizing that it considered at least thirty percent women, lawyers from underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, lawyers with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ lawyers for top leadership roles, senior-level lateral hiring, promotions into the equity partnership, and participat...

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  • Procopio Attorneys Adriana Ochoa and Sara Neva Named 2021 Women of Influence in the Law

      June 28, 2021 (San Diego): Procopio Partner Adriana R. Ochoa and Senior Associate Sara G. Neva were honored today by the San Diego Business Journal as 2021 Women of Influence in the Law. This honor was awarded by a distinguished panel of judges to a select few female attorneys practicing in San Diego County who have excelled in their careers and positively impacted the community. This is not the first honor for either of these attorneys. Ochoa has been named a Rising Star by Su...

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  • Two Procopio Partners Elected to the California Lawyers Association Board of Representatives

    June 14, 2021 (San Diego): Procopio Partners Michele B. Brown and Enrique Hernández-Pulido have been elected to the California Lawyers Association Board of Representatives for a two-year term. Their Representative positions were confirmed in a vote held Friday, June 11, by the incumbent Board of Directors. Brown will represent the CLA’s Family Law Section and is co-Chair of the Governmental Affairs Committee (GAC) and Hernández-Pulido will represent the International Law and Immigration S...

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  • News You Can Use -- June 2021

    In Procopio's June 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, we provide a variety of timely articles and alerts, including: The benefits and challenges of using trade secrets law to protect your craft brewery's "secret sauce" of ingredients and brewing techniques; What many companies operating in California need to know about its Cap-and-Trade program that is part of its climate change policy; and A new networking and events group for entrepreneurs in life sciences and health tech...

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  • Procopio’s Construction Law Practice Recognized by Chambers and Partners

    May 20, 2021 (California): Procopio’s award-winning Construction Law practice has again been recognized as a top practice in California by Chambers and Partners, an independent research company delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world's leading lawyers. For nearly a decade, Procopio’s Construction Law practice has earned Chambers recognition following a rigorous research process involving analysis of litigation and related matters and interviews with clients and competitors...

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  • Procopio Names Privacy and Cybersecurity Group Co-Leader Elaine Harwell the Law Firm’s Privacy Officer

    May 4, 2021 (San Diego): Procopio has named litigator and certified privacy professional Elaine Harwell, as the firm’s Privacy Officer. Already the Co-Leader of Procopio’s Privacy and Cybersecurity practice group and a Senior Counsel with the firm, in this additional position Elaine has begun working with the General Counsel and members of Management Committee in managing the firm's Privacy Program. Her duties include overseeing the firm’s data privacy and data protection policies, advi...

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  • News You Can Use -- May 2021

    In Procopio's May 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, we provide a variety of articles and upcoming events on: How to keep your intellectual property litigation budget in check with your outside counsel; The ways in which recent court decisions have impacted a project owner's ability to recoup funds paid to a construction contractor; Structuring your family business with the optimal tax structure; How proposed U.S. tax reform could impact cross-border investment in the...

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  • News You Can Use -- April 2021

    In our April 2021 News You Can Use newsletter, we provide articles and highlight upcoming events on a variety of topics, including: The latest challenges for California employers under new state and federal laws related to COVID-19; How trademark owners can avoid new fees from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and retain their valuable intellectual property; The latest developments in California consumer privacy law: and How business owners can make the most in a ...

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