• 12.14.17

    Makers of ‘Star Citizen’ Sued by Game Engine Creators

    The Daily Journal quoted Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, media and sports litigation practice, in an article discussing an unfolding video game lawsuit. Game engine creator Crytek GmbH is suing Cloud Imperium Games Corp., the makers of the not-yet-released ...

  • 12.11.17

    Ninth Circuit Skeptical in Copyright Claim Against Jay-Z

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, for an article on the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ skepticism in a copyright claim against the music artist Jay-Z. Osama Fahmy sued Jay-Z and ...

  • 11.01.17

    U.S. News, Best Lawyers Recognize Manatt Practices as Top in Nation

    Manatt practices earned nine Tier 1 national designations and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan designations in the 2018 Best Law Firms guide, an annual ranking in which U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers analyze the country’s top law firms. In addition, Manatt was recognized as Law Firm of ...

  • 10.09.17

    Williams, Gaye Both Frustrated With Judge in IP Case

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, spoke with the Daily Journal about an ongoing intellectual property case between Pharrell Williams and the family of Marvin Gaye. The case is currently being heard before the U.S. Court ...

  • 09.25.17

    Manatt Leads Rosco, Inc. to Patent Infringement Settlement

    Manatt represented Rosco, Inc. in a patent infringement suit against its competitor Rostra Precision Controls, Inc. in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York.   Rosco is one of North America’s leading suppliers of backup camera systems, mirrors and visors to ...

  • 09.18.17

    Start Small Think Big Honors Donner With Volunteer Service Award

    Manatt’s Irah Donner, a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice, was honored by Start Small Think Big for his commitment to provide IP advice to a wide variety of small businesses through the nonprofit organization. Start Small awarded Donner its first-ever Volunteer ...

  • 09.16.17

    Legal Battle in Allergan Patent Transfer Could Set Precedent

    Manatt’s Yasser El-Gamal, co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice, was quoted on Allergan’s patent transfer in an article by The Street. Allergan announced it would transfer patents for Restasis—its long-standing dry eye medication—to the Saint Regis ...

  • 08.16.17

    Manatt Partners Cooke, Jacobs Among CA’s Top IP Attorneys

    The Daily Journal has named Manatt’s Michelle Cooke, co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice, and Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, as two of the top intellectual property attorneys in California for 2017. ...

  • 08.14.17

    Cooke Recognized as One of L.A.’s Top IP Attorneys

    The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Manatt’s Michelle Cooke, co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice, among the region’s most influential intellectual property attorneys. Cooke is one of only 30 attorneys in the field to be recognized. Each year, the Los ...

  • 07.27.17

    Manatt Named to American Lawyer’s A-List Top 20

    Manatt has been named to The American Lawyer’s “A-List” ranking of the top 20 law firms in the nation for 2017.   The A-List rankings, which The American Lawyer says include “the most elite law firms in America,” are based on results in five areas: revenue per ...