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  • Procopio Named a 2020 Best Law Firm for Minority Attorneys by Law360

    August 30, 2020: Procopio is a Best Law Firm for Minority Attorneys, according to the 2020 Law360 Diversity Snapshot. The law firm ranked #10 among all U.S. law firms with 150-299 attorneys for the diversity of its attorneys, defined as racial and ethnic minorities. The Law360 recognition is not the only endorsement Procopio has received for its attorney diversity. The firm was also ranked among the top law firms for diversity in this year’s AmLaw 200 rankings. Learn more about Proc...

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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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  • 2 Procopio Attorneys Named 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers

    July 8, 2020: Two 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 Robert Sloss. 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 recognition. She litigates cutting-edge cases at t...

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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 Ranked Among Top 2020 AmLaw 200 Firms for Diversity

    May 26, 2020: Procopio is a Top Law Firm for Attorney Diversity among the largest U.S. firms, according to American Law Media. Its Diversity Scorecard considers the proportion of attorneys in each AmLaw 200 firm who are minorities, double-counting partners to emphasize the importance of promoting minority attorneys, and compiles the figures into a uniform score. The AmLaw recognition is not the only endorsement Procopio has received for its attorney diversity. The firm is also a Best Law ...

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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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