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  • Procopio Named to 2019 Best Law Firms List for 22 Practice Areas in 3 Markets

    November 1, 2018 (San Diego) – Procopio has again been named to the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Best Law Firms list for 2019, with this year’s rankings a firm record for number of practice areas, Tier One rankings, and geographic locations. All told, Procopio was recognized in 22 separate legal practice areas in 3 locations, namely San Diego, Nevada and Arizona. The annual Best Law Firms list is compiled annually by U.S News – Best Lawyers® through exhaustive peer-review surveys i...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- October 2018

    In Procopio's October 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles and videos, including: A brand-new regulatory obligation for California health care professionals regarding certain prescription drugs; Useful guidance on how to ensure accuracy in your trademark application; And a Procopio partner discussing why diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and at Procopio is important to him as an African American. We also provide informat...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- September 2018

    In Procopio's September 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: New regulatory relief for small-cap public companies; New obligations imposed on U.S. exporters that haven't yet been formally announced; How providing an employee wellness program could come with legal complications; Insight on increasing scrutiny of certain patent claims by courts and examiners; And useful tips on acquiring a trademark properly. We ...

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  • 27 Procopio Attorneys Named 2019 Best Lawyers in America, 2 Win Lawyer of the Year Accolades

    August 15, 2018 (San Diego) – Twenty-seven Procopio attorneys representing twenty-six areas of law in three metropolitan areas were named by their peers today to the Best Lawyers in America® 2019 list. Two Procopio Partners—Craig A. Ramseyer and Richard A. Heller—received prestigious Best Lawyers in America 2019 “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 lawye...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- August 2018

    In Procopio's August 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: What employers need to know before permitting their employees to use personal electronic devices for work; Why patent owners still face significant risks before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board despite some recent positive developments; How a new program in the City of San Diego could pay local companies to stay in town or relocate ther...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- July 2018

    In Procopio's July 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: What Californians, including many companies, need to know about the recently passed California Consumer Privacy Act, namely who is affected, what is protected, and what legal exposure companies may face; How new regulations in California will more severely restrict an employer's ability to impose workplace language restrictions, inquire about immigration status, and even impose h...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- June 2018

    In Procopio's June 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: The impact of a California Supreme Court decision on employers in the state who make use of independent contractors, as they will now bear the burden of a new test to make sure that classification is proper; How a U.S. Supreme Court decision empowers employers to more easily defend against costly wage and hour class and collective actions regarding mandatory arbitration agreement...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- May 2018

    May 2018 (San Diego): In Procopio's May 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: 5 key ways benefits given by employees may be taxable, important information that if not followed properly could lead to significant penalties and violations of the law; Some important considerations you should take into account before pulling the trigger on your dream yacht; A new legal development in California that provides a new defense for companie...

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  • Procopio News and Events -- April 2018

    April 2018 (San Diego): In Procopio's April 2018 newsletter, we provide links to a number of informative articles, including: The alarming fact that many U.S. individuals holding stock in foreign companies might be facing a big tax bill due to recent U.S. tax reform; How that same reform to the U.S. tax code is causing some corporate owners to rethink the structure of their businesses; Information on a recent California Supreme Court decision that is requiring some employe...

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  • Partner John P. Cleary Elected to Procopio Management Committee

    March 5, 2018 (San Diego) – Procopio Partner John P. Cleary has been elected by Procopio’s fellow partners to join the firm’s Management Committee. He takes over the positon formerly held by Partner John D. Alessio, who assumed the Managing Partner position at the beginning of January. “John Cleary is an excellent attorney and a natural leader,” said Alessio. “He’s demonstrated a strong commitment to the firm, and will bring energy and vision to his service on our Management...

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