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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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  • Procopio Hosting Full Startup Cohort in its Del Mar Heights LaunchPad Incubator

    May 9, 2019 (San Diego) – Procopio is currently hosting a full cohort of promising startups in its LaunchPad incubator. Located in the law firm’s Del Mar Heights, California, office, the incubator hosts several startups at a time in a nine-month program focused on nurturing entrepreneurs from inception to launch. The current office and meeting space is a result of an office expansion completed last fall. “Our LaunchPad incubator draws high caliber applicants, and our current class ...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- May 2019

    In Procopio's May 2019 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: Tips for developing an incident response plan for a cyberattack; How the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is making changes to what is patentable; How the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Congress might take patentability in a different direction; and What the latest changes to California's definition of a wetland impacts development. We also have information on key ...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- April 2019

    In Procopio's April 2019 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: The importance for many companies of having a solid export control program to avoid fines and criminal charges; One method for startup CEOs to incentivize employees while conserving capital, known as a phantom equity plan; and A development in the federal courts impacting tribal nations and their ability to tax non-tribal licensees on reservations. In firm news, we: ...

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  • 26 Procopio Attorneys Named 2019 San Diego Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    March 22, 2019 (San Diego) – Twenty-six Procopio attorneys with a wide array of legal practices were named by their peers today as 2019 San Diego Super Lawyers or Rising Stars. Each year, no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team to be named a Super Lawyer, and only 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are named Rising Stars. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have att...

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  • Partner Enrique Hernandez-Pulido Elected to Procopio Management Committee

    March 18, 2019 (San Diego) – Procopio Partner Enrique Hernández-Pulido has been elected by the partnership to join the firm’s Management Committee. He has already assumed his new role, and takes over the position formerly held by Partner Craig P. Sapin. “Enrique has demonstrated consistent leadership and commitment to the firm during his nearly sixteen years as a valued attorney with Procopio,” said Managing Partner John D. Alessio. “That leadership includes chairing our Latin ...

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