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Innovators Can Sleep at Night if Their Trade Secrets Are Well Protected

Trade secrets are considered the oldest form of intellectual property in the world, and in the 21st century trade secret assets may become the largest, most lucrative driver for the United States in a world that largely tolerates theft of innovation. The motto “Don’t Innovate, Imitate” need not be an issue, though, when trade secret assets are well-protected. Depending upon the type of trade secrets case, plaintiffs’ outcome may be more favorable when they elect to file in State courts,…

Principals In Los Angeles Law Firm, Shaub & Williams Join Irvine-Based Wilson Keadjian Browndorf, LLP

LOS ANGELES – Attorneys David R. Shaub, Leslie Williams, and Lisbeth Bosshart Merrill have joined the law firm of Wilson Keadjian Browndorf, LLP (WKB), a bicoastal, full-service white shoe firm. This move will expand the firm's practice areas in patent litigation, intellectual property, and international business. Shaub will remain in the West Los Angeles office as WKB's Managing Partner, and Williams and Merrill will work at the Firm’s flagship Irvine, California office. Williams will be a Corporate…

Matthew C. Browndorf and Jennifer Wilson-Harvey Unwind Affiliation

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Matthew C. Browndorf , the principal of Plutos Sama, LLC and Jennifer Wilson-Harvey, the principal of Wilson & Associates, PLLC, announce that as of October 1, 2015 they have formalized a transaction dissolving their affiliation and unwinding their minority ownership interests in Wilson & Associates, PLLC, and Wilson Harvey Browndorf, LLP and BP Law Group, LLP, respectively. BP Law Group, LLP, founded in 2011 by Matthew C. Browndorf, a former Bryan Cave,…

Rusama Limited, LLC Attends 4th Annual Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas Conference

Rusama Limited, LLC Attends 4th Annual Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas Conference (New York, New York – December 7, 2014)  December 16-18, 2014, marks the 4th annual Kurdistan-Iraq Oil and Gas Conference supported by the Kurdistan Regional Government (the "Conference"). Rusama Limited, LLC (“Rusama”), a subsidiary of Plutos Sama, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, is in attendance of the Conference, among H.E. Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of Kurdistan, Kurdistan Regional Government…

Wilson Harvey Browndorf, LLP Prepares Clients for 2015 EB-5 Program - 2014 Quota Met

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Quotas in immigration are no new thing. Work Visas typically fill their quota every year around June or July leaving all immigrants looking to work in the United States having to wait until January of the next year to file for status. But for the first time in its 24 year history, the EB-5 program has hit its annual quota of 10,000 visas per year. This comes on the heels of Canada shutting down its program after a large backlog. The backlog in Canada and the meeting of…

Charitable Giving Prominent in Irvine Law Firm, Wilson Harvey Browndorf, LLP

WHB’s philanthropic efforts keep pace with company growth   IRVINE, CA (BUSINESS WIRE) – Wilson Harvey Browndorf (“WHB”) continues their charitable giving with their generous donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (“JDRF”). On May 22, 2014, L.A. Car Connection joined with JDRF for their 3rd annual Track Day Invitational at Willow Springs International Raceway. The JDRF’s goal of improving the lives of every person affected with Type 1 Diabetes took one more step, as…

Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP Unveils Expanded Flagship to Accommodate Aggressive Internal Growth

Leading Litigation and Transactional Firm Increases Size with Surge in Industry Presence IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The partners at Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP, a New York and Southern California-based full service law firm, today announced the opening of their new flagship location in Irvine, Calif. Featuring a state-of-the-art AM LAW 100-style design, the office will house a total of 85 employees known for diverse business experiences, education and interests that continue to shape the…

Litigation Chair Marc Lazo Secures Defense Victory in Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP’s Orange County, California Office

Irvine, Calif. (March 12, 2014) – The partners at Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP, a New York and Southern California based full service law firm, announced today that on March 7, 2014, Managing Partner Marc Lazo secured a major defense victory following a two-week premises liability jury trial. This win stands particularly triumphant for the firm because despite a recent trend of Orange County juries awarding large verdicts to personally injured plaintiffs, Mr. Lazo was able to secure a favorable…

Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP’s Christopher Palmer Appointed to Bench

Governor Replaces Jay Moody with Firm’s Senior Managing Litigation Partner Irvine, Calif. (March 21, 2014) – The partners at Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP, New York and Southern California-based full service law firm, announced that just last week Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe appointed the firm’s Senior Managing Litigation Partner Christopher Palmer to the bench as Circuit Judge in the Third Division of the 6th Judicial District, replacing Jay Moody. Mr. Palmer’s appointment will expire…

Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP Senior Litigation Partner Appointed to Orange County Superior Court Bench

Irvine, Calif. (July 10, 2013) – The partners at Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP are pleased to announce that Timothy Stafford, a Senior Litigation Partner in the firm’s Irvine, California office, has been appointed by Governor Jerry Brown to the Orange County Superior Court. Mr. Stafford was sworn in on September 13, 2013 and will be presiding over complex civil litigation cases. Judge Stafford managed Wilson Harvey Browndorf’s Insurance Defense practice prior to his appointment and will be succeeded…

BP Law Group, LLP/Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP-- Garner Huge Victory against Bryan Cave and Bluefire Ethanol

Irvine, CA (July 11, 2013) As a crowning achievement, BP Law Group, LLP and its newly formed affiliate firm Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP have emerged triumphant for its clients in Spiers v. Bluefire Ethanol. The firm represented two minority shareholders in the complex securities litigation case against the publicly-traded ethanol corporation and its officers and directors. The BP Law litigation team successfully prosecuted their client’s breach of contract and declaratory relief claims. This…

Criminal Defense Veterans Join WHB

Irvine, Calif. (July 10, 2013) – Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP is pleased to announce the addition of a new partner to its Criminal Law division. Christopher L. Palmer, a University of Arkansas School of Law Alumni, is the first of the two additions to the WHB team. Christopher brings extensive legal experience consisting of mediation, family law, mortgage banking/real estate litigation, and criminal defense. He gained early trial experience while in the office of the prosecuting attorney. He…

WHB Merger Results in a Powerful Addition to its Insurance Defense Division

Irvine, Calif. (July 10, 2013) – Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP is pleased to announce its acquisition of Stafford & Associates, resulting in the addition of Timothy J. Stafford, who will be heading the Insurance Defense division. Timothy is highly experienced and seasoned in numerous areas insurance defense, including personal injury, medical malpractice, employment/wrongful termination/discrimination, premises liability, governmental tort liability, “bad faith” insurance, and general…

WHB Goes to D.C.

Washington, D.C. (July 10, 2013) – Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP is pleased to announce that Claude W. Roxborough will be a Managing Partner in its Washington D.C. office. A graduate of Columbia University and Columbia University School of Law, Claude is a highly experienced corporate and securities law attorney. Claude has represented large financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies, sponsors in large infrastructure and real estate developments, private investment funds, small-to-medium…

Merger to Create Commercial Litigation Powerhouse

Irvine, Calif. (April 12, 2013) – The principal partners of Wilson & Associates, PLLC (W&A), and BP Law Group, LLP (BP) are pleased to announce the founding of the new law firm partnership, Wilson Harvey Browndorf LLP. Wilson & Associates, a law firm headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, with offices throughout Arkansas and Tennessee was founded in 1978 by the late Robby Wilson (1952 - 2012) to focus on the needs of banks and mortgage servicers. Jennifer Wilson-Harvey is…

Judgment Obtained By Marc Lazo

WHB is pleased to congratulate its litigation partner Marc Lazo and his trial team on obtaining a judgment in favor of our clients in excess of $1.4m in Orange County Superior Court, California. The case involved real estate fraud and misrepresentation, and the judgment includes recovery of contractual attorney's fees and will be amended to add punitive damages. More details to come!

DO THE EVOLUTION: THE EFFECT OF KSR V. TELEFLEX ON BIOTECHNOLOGY

In KSR v. Teleflex, the Supreme Court issued one of the most significant decisions dealt to intellectual property law in decades. The ruling effectively restructures the approach used by courts to determine whether a claimed invention is 'non-obvious,' a historically ambiguous and ill-defined condition to obtaining a patent.

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