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  • Procopio News and Events -- October 2019

    In Procopio's October 2019 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: Why it soon may be almost impossible to make use of independent contractors in California; New restrictions on California landlords related to rent increases and ability to evict; How changes at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in the Federal Circuit are impacting how one applies for a patent; A rare win for California employers related to wage and hour lit...

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  • Leading U.S. and Mexican Officials Among Prominent Speakers at Upcoming International Tax Conference

    September 12, 2019 (San Diego) -- The University of San Diego School of Law - Procopio International Tax Institute (USD-PITI) announced today its lineup of speakers for the annual event, held on October 17-18 at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice. Speakers include high-level U.S. and Mexican government officials, prominent academics, and other internationally recognized international tax experts, along with members of Procopio’s renowned International Tax team. Celebrating...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- September 2019

    In Procopio's September 2019 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: Why companies should care about increasing enforcement of trade secret theft; The latest export controls imposed by the U.S. government related to Huewai and its associates; and Why part-owners of privately held corporations should consider a stockholder agreement. In other developments: We announced a record 30 Procopio attorneys being named 2020 Best La...

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  • Procopio Partner Justine Nielsen Named a Top 50 Influential Leader by The Daily Transcript

    September 4, 2019 (San Diego) – Procopio Partner Justine K. Nielsen has been named a 2019 Top 50 Influential Leader in the San Diego business community by The Daily Transcript. The newspaper annually selects individuals who have demonstrated leadership in key industries driving the local economy, including law, real estate, construction, development, finance and the public sector. Justine is a member of Procopio’s Real Estate practice, representing private entities and public interest gro...

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  • 30 Procopio Attorneys Named 2020 Best Lawyers in America

    August 15, 2019 (San Diego) – Thirty Procopio attorneys representing twenty-eight areas of law in three metropolitan areas were named by their peers today to the Best Lawyers in America® 2020 list. In addition, two Procopio partners received prestigious Best Lawyers in America 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” accolades. The Best Lawyers in America list is compiled annually through exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers provide confidential nominations...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- August 2019

    In Procopio's August 2019 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: The latest on the California Consumer Privacy Act, sweeping new legislation that imposes a number of new obligations on covered businesses while granting new rights to California residents; A new California law banning employers and educators from discriminating on the basis of traits historically associated with race, "including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective...

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  • Former Federal Prosecutor Robert Marasco Returns to Procopio as Partner

    August 1, 2019 (San Diego) – Former federal prosecutor and seasoned litigator Robert G. Marasco has joined Procopio as a Partner. He will represent clients in the health care industry with legal services including fraud and abuse, privacy, and data security compliance. He will also be aiding a wide variety of corporate and individual clients with complex civil and white collar criminal litigation matters. “Rob is an experienced litigator with a deep understanding of the complex compli...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- July 2019

    In Procopio's July 2019 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: How the U.S. government's push to reduce the misuse of opioids and other drugs is leading to heightened privacy obligations on health care industry entities providing prevention, treatment and recovery services; 3 ways that a Depression-era federal law and agency focused on unions impacts even non-unionized workforces in some very modern ways, such as social media usage; and ...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- June 2019

    In Procopio's June 2019 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: How a recent California Supreme Court decision may impact employers who have utilized independent contractors; A look-ahead at what the California Consumer Privacy Act may look like when implemented; and Steps many U.S. companies may want to take in light of new export restrictions implemented by the U.S. government. We also have a significant update on the status of ...

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  • Procopio Partner Pedro Corona De La Fuente Named A Top 40 Under 40 Professional by the San Diego Daily Transcript

    May 15, 2019 (San Diego) – Procopio Partner Pedro Corona de la Fuente was named today a 2019 Top 40 Under 40 Professional by the San Diego Daily Transcript. The newspaper each year celebrates San Diego County “rising stars in real estate, construction, law, finance, government, nonprofits and individual business owner/operators.” Corona de la Fuente was found to be a “top young professional” who has “made an impact on their industry and community.” “Pedro Corona has demons...

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