• 10.19.15

    Verdict: Musical Building Blocks Cannot Be Owned

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt's Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media Litigation practice, for an article on the long-running copyright infringement case brought by the heir of an Egyptian composer against artist Jay Z and producer Timbaland. The case alleges ...

  • 04.22.15

    Manatt Partners Recognized by Daily Journal as Leading California IP Lawyers

    In its April 22, 2015, edition, the Daily Journal recognized Manatt's Michelle Cooke and Mark Lee, partners in the firm's Intellectual Property practice, as top IP lawyers in California for 2015. Cooke is one of only 25 portfolio managers and patent prosecutors, and Lee is one of only 75 ...

  • 03.31.15

    NY Times Interviews Jacobs on 'Three's Company' Copyright Ruling

    The New York Times interviewed Manatt's Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media Litigation practice, for an article on a federal judge's recent ruling that the Off Broadway play 3C did not infringe the copyright of the TV hit Three's Company.The New York Times ...

  • 11.03.14

    U.S. News Ranks Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation

    U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2015 "Best Law Firms" rankings, with Manatt scoring seven Tier 1 national rankings and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan designations in the fifth edition. In addition, the firm has been named "Law Firm of the Year" in Advertising ...

  • 08.18.14

    Best Lawyers Recognizes 62 Manatt Lawyers for 2015

    The Best Lawyers in America selected 62 Manatt attorneys for inclusion in its list of America's leading lawyers for 2015. The annual list of leading attorneys is based entirely on a rigorous national peer-review survey involving more than 5.5 million evaluations.Representing a broad ...

  • 05.22.13

    Manatt Secures Trademark Victory for Intuit

    Manatt achieved a major trademark victory in a Lanham case for its client Intuit, the maker of TurboTax software, as reported by Law360. The Manatt team responsible for the representation leading to this landmark win included Linda Goldstein, Chad Hummel, Noel Cohen, Jessica Slusser, and Seth ...

  • 11.01.12

    Manatt Practices Receive Top National Rankings in 2013 U.S. News’ “Best Law Firms”

    Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, has scored five Tier 1 national rankings and 33 Tier 1 metropolitan designations in the newly released 2013 "Best Law Firms" rankings, which marks the third edition of the highly anticipated annual analysis by U.S. News Media Group and Best ...

  • 10.29.12

    Manatt’s Jacobs, Lee and Wollman Named Top IP Lawyers by Los Angeles Business Journal

    The Los Angeles Business Journal named Manatt partners Robert Jacobs, Mark S. Lee and Shari Mulrooney Wollman to this year's "Who's Who in LA Law: Angelenos to Know in Intellectual Property Law." The list includes 40 of the region's "stellar" IP ...

  • 05.08.12

    Law360 Quotes Manatt Partner on Copyright Termination

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Eric Custer, a partner in the firm’s Entertainment Practice, on the wave of lawsuits that are likely to arise from a 1976 change in the U.S. Copyright Act, which gives artists the ability to reclaim the rights to their works starting in 2013.As reported by Law360, ...

  • 09.15.10

    Manatt Practices Achieve Top-Tier National Rankings from U.S.- News Best Lawyers

    U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2010 Best Law Firms rankings, marking the inaugural publication of what is to be an annual analysis, with Manatt scoring four Tier 1 national rankings and 31 metropolitan designations.The rankings, including 30,322 rankings of 8,782 law firms ...