• 08.17.16

    Cooke, Mikulka Among Top CA Intellectual Property Attorneys

    The Daily Journal has named Manatt’s Michelle Cooke and Yuri Mikulka, partners in the firm’s intellectual property practice, as two of the top intellectual property attorneys in California for 2016. Each year, the “Top Intellectual Property Attorneys” list features ...

  • 08.03.16

    Photographer Files $1B Suit Against Getty for Sale of Public Photos

    Format Magazine interviewed Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, for articles about a copyright dispute between Getty Images and photographer Carol Highsmith involving public domain art.Jacobs said the court will determine ...

  • 08.02.16

    Getty’s Copyright Suit Highlights Complicated Laws

    The Los Angeles Times quoted  Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, in an article about a copyright dispute between Getty Images and photographer Carol Highsmith.The photographer brought the suit after receiving a letter ...

  • 04.26.16

    SCOTUS Examines Inter-Partes Patent Review Flaws

    IPPro Patents interviewed Robert Becker, chair of the firm's Patent Litigation and Prosecution practice, for an article about the Supreme Court's hearing on US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) proceedings."I think the questioning from the justices highlights the very real problems ...

  • 04.26.16

    Late Court Appearance of Zeppelin Members Is Irrelevant

    The Daily Journal interviewed Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media Litigation practice, for an article about a copyright infringement lawsuit over Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven."The Daily Journal reports that the plaintiff's attorney in the ...

  • 03.24.16

    Manatt Wins $25M Jury Verdict in Data Theft Case

    American Lawyer Media's Litigation Daily featured Manatt's trial victory on behalf of Orange County-based Mount Olympus Mortgage Co. (MOMCo), for which the firm helped secure a $25.1 million verdict in a suit against Guaranteed Rate, Inc., the second-largest private mortgage bank in the ...

  • 03.21.16

    Samsung Seeks to Reduce Damages at SCOTUS Hearing

    Law360 quoted Manatt's Yasser El-Gamal, co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property practice, for an article on the Supreme Court's pending ruling on design patent damages in Apple v. Samsung. Samsung is asking the Supreme Court to apply the same damages standard to design patents that ...

  • 03.21.16

    Supreme Court Deliberates Design Patent Damages

    The Recorder interviewed Manatt's Yasser El-Gamal, co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property practice, for an article on the Supreme Court's pending ruling on design patent damages. In Apple v. Samsung, Samsung contends that the 1887 statute on design damages-inspired by a Supreme ...

  • 03.17.16

    Chambers Global Ranks Cooke for IP Law

    Manatt's Michelle Cooke, co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property practice, has been named amongst the top Intellectual Property attorneys by Chambers Global. Cooke is ranked in Band 3 for Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets - USA in its 2016 list of the best ...

  • 02.03.16

    VirnetX Patent Award Is Huge for Industry

    Law360 interviewed Manatt's Yasser El-Gamal, co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property practice, for an article on network security firm VirnetX's colossal win in its patent infringement case against Apple. A Texas federal jury issued a $625.6 million verdict against the tech giant, ...