Zuber Lawler Welcomes Leading IP Litigator Grace Pan as a Partner in its New York Office

Zuber Lawler gratefully announces the addition of Asia-focused IP litigation partner Grace Pan to its New York office. “Grace Pan is an internationally-recognized attorney in relation to intellectual property matters with a nexus with Asia, particularly Taiwan, China, and Japan,” says Managing Partner Tom Zuber. “My partners and I are thrilled to incorporate her incredible…

Non-Fungible Tokens

From “The Matrix” By Josh Lawler The concept of the collectible is fundamental to the human spirit. Children start collecting things before they can walk. The fascination with collecting only increases as we get older. For most, a collection is fairly simple. Baseball cards, luxury cars, toys, comic books, art, merit badges; sure; but people also…

Zuber Lawler Welcomes Pioneering Cannabis Attorney Lisa Pittman as a Partner in its Austin Office

Zuber Lawler gratefully announces the addition of Partner Lisa Pittman, an Austin-based litigator and pioneering figure in the emerging legalized hemp/cannabis industry in Texas. “Lisa Pittman is a highly accomplished litigator and regulatory attorney, and a pioneering figure in the emerging hemp/cannabis industry in Texas,” says Managing Partner Tom Zuber. “As far as I can…

We Are Open For Business – Legalization of Adult Use Cannabis in New York

By Robert Mandel, Jayashree Mitra, Ph.D., Jonathan Purow  SUMMARY: Governor Andrew Cuomo’s signature on the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (“MRTA”) legalizes adult-use marijuana in the State of New York, one of the largest consumer markets in the nation. While there are many steps to be taken before adult-use marijuana is available for purchase and…

Zuber Lawler Represents Auto Konnect in Summary Judgement Victory Against BMW of North America, LLC

On January 4, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan granted partial summary judgment for Zuber Lawler client Auto Konnect, LLC, that BMW of North America, LLC breached a service provider contract between the parties by directly hiring all 38 Auto Konnect employees providing services to BMW, destroying that entire division…

Zuber Lawler Represents Topolewski and Mu in Appeal and Defense Victory; Judgment Modified From $62 Million to Zero

Zuber Lawler successfully appealed a $62 million judgment to the California Court of Appeal, convincing the appellate court to modify the judgment to zero in valuation damages, and denying a plaintiff request for a retrial.  Zuber Lawler also successfully defended a request for rehearing and a petition for review to the California Supreme Court.  …

Adjusting to the New Normal: Practical Tips for Working From Home

  By Mark J. Johnston Contributors  Martin P. Greene, John C. (“Jay”) Maloney, Jr., Agnés Sullivan, Giselle B. (“Gigi”) May   Welcome to the second issue of the  Zuber Lawler Covid-19 Task Force Client Alert. This one is designed to provide useful suggestions to human resource personnel. We have made it easy for you to simply review the contents and forward…

COVID-19 Executive Orders: Is Your Business Essential?

  By Martin P. Greene Contributors  John C. (“Jay”) Maloney, Jr., Agnes Sullivan, Giselle B. (“Gigi”) May,  Mark J. JohnstonClient Alert from the Zuber Lawler COVID-19 Task ForceThese are challenging times for employers and employees alike in navigating the host of changes necessitated by COVID-19, the respiratory  disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.Zuber Lawler has created a task force to…

Zuber Lawler Represents Lencore Acoustics in Sale of Sound Masking Business to Emmis Communications Corporation 

Congratulations Josh Lawler, Jim Robertson, and Sarah Fernandez on representing Lencore Acoustics, Inc. (Lencore) in its sale of its sound masking business to Emmis Communications Corporation (Emmis).  Lencore is the world leader in high-quality sound masking solutions for offices and other commercial applications.  The transaction included the retention and rebranding of Lencore’s mass notification system…