Marc Jacobs contributed an article to the USA Gymnastics website titled, “Parent Run Booster Clubs from the Gym’s Perspective: Dos and Don’ts.” In the piece, Marc outlines certain best practices to be followed in order to properly run a booster club and examines relevant tax implications for gym owners.

Marc R. Jacobs

Partner
Practices
Class Action & Complex Litigation, Commercial & Business Litigation, Regulatory & Administrative Law
Industries
Advertising & Digital Media, Insurance, Internet, Software & Technology

Marc Jacobs penned an article titled, “Federal Court Paves Way for TCPA Defendants to Attack Class Actions on Constitutional Grounds,” published by JD Supra. The piece covers the Hannabury case, in which it was held that a plaintiff’s claims under the TCPA do not survive his or her death. As covered in the story, Marc points out that by virtue of the ruling in Hannabury, corporate defendants could now argue that the aggregation of the minimum $500 to $1,500 fine under the TCPA on a class-wide basis is unconstitutional.

Marc R. Jacobs

Partner
Practices
Class Action & Complex Litigation, Commercial & Business Litigation, Regulatory & Administrative Law
Industries
Advertising & Digital Media, Insurance, Internet, Software & Technology

Mehdi Sinaki’s latest article, “Considerations For Navigating Mixed-Use Developments,” was just published by Law360. The piece explores the rising popularity of multi-use developments and highlights important legal, financial, regulatory and community considerations that investors and developers should keep top of mind when embarking on these projects.

Mehdi Sinaki

Associate
Practices
Corporate, M&A, Securities & Real Estate

Mehdi Sinaki’s latest article, “A Guide For Landlords Pivoting To Medical Office Buildings,” was published in Law360. The piece shines a light on the opportunity for landlords, real estate developers and investors to repurpose conventional, unused office space to meet the ever-growing demand of the health care sector.

Mehdi Sinaki

Associate
Practices
Corporate, M&A, Securities & Real Estate

Matthew Yarbrough’s most recent article, “The Expanding Corporate Responsibilities for Cybersecurity,” was published this week in Texas Lawyer. Among other things, the piece covers the importance of boards and officers fulfilling their obligations to have cybersecurity reporting and information systems in place.

In her recent article published in Law360 titled, “VLSI V. Intel Saga Points To Conflicting Patent Guidance,” Ashley Moore comments on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision in Patent Quality Assurance LLC and Intel Corporation v. VLSI Technology LLC, and the patchwork of conflicting guidance that prevents innovators from quick and cost-efficient solutions to their patent-related problems.

Ashley N. Moore

Office Managing Partner
Practices
Commercial & Business Litigation, Intellectual Property
Industries
Energy, Internet, Software & Technology

In an article published in IP Watchdog titled, “Five Tips for IPR Practice Following the Federal Circuit’s Decisions in Medtronic v. Teleflex,” Ashley Moore provides practice pointers in the aftermath of two precedential opinions issued by the Court of Appeals for the U.S.  Federal Circuit concerning inter partes review (IPR).

Ashley N. Moore

Office Managing Partner
Practices
Commercial & Business Litigation, Intellectual Property
Industries
Energy, Internet, Software & Technology

Megan Penick’s article titled, “Inside the IPO Process: What It’s Really Like to Go Public,” was published by Corporate Compliance Insights on May 17, 2023. The piece offers Megan’s first person account of the journey from initial client consultation to ringing the bell on an exchange once an IPO has been completed.

On May 12, 2023, Law360 published an article titled, “Amid Recent Wins, SEC Crypto Authority Is Strong — For Now,” written by Samuel Licker and Liza Kirillova. The piece covers the efforts of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to classify crypto and related assets as securities.

Samuel M. Licker

Associate
Practices
Corporate, M&A, Securities & Real Estate, Regulatory & Administrative Law

Liza Kirillova

Associate
Practices
Corporate, M&A, Securities & Real Estate

On March 30, 2023, Food Manufacturing published an article written by Alexander Safyan titled, “Can a Processed Multivitamin Be ‘Natural’?” In the piece, Alex provides his insights regarding a pending class action lawsuit filed against Bayer stemming from its marketing of Bayer’s One A Day Natural Fruit Bites vitamins.

Alexander R. Safyan

Counsel
Practices
Class Action & Complex Litigation, Commercial & Business Litigation
Industries
Consumer Products, Internet, Software & Technology