Cooley is further expanding its patent counseling & prosecution practice with the addition of Mika Reiner Mayer’s team from Morrison & Foerster LLP. The team includes lawyer and licensed medical doctor Walter Wu, who joins the firm as a partner. Wu earned his MD from the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and his JD from UCLA School of Law. (more…)

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Jul 20, 2016 | Uncategorized | 

John A. McKinsey, formerly of Locke Lord LLP, has joined LeClairRyan as a partner on the firm’s Energy and Governance teams. He will be resident in the national law firm’s Sacramento office. (more…)

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Michigan-based law firm Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce the opening of its Los Angeles, California office late last week. Joining the firm and based in this new office are: Lisa I. Carteen and Ryan A. Ellis. (more…)

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The global law firm Jones Day has announced the arrival of John Wehrli, a veteran IP transaction lawyer, to the Firm’s global Intellectual Property Practice in San Diego.   (more…)

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Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (“AALRR”) is pleased to announce that Harvinder (“Harv”) Anand has joined the firm as a partner. Mr. Anand will work out of AALRR’s Pasadena and Cerritos offices in the areas of complex and commercial litigation and white collar defense. (more…)

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Global law firm White & Case LLP announced today that Jason Tomita will join the Firm’s Global Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Practice as a partner in its Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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Venable LLP announced today that Meredith R. Bushnell has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner in the Tax and Wealth Planning practice. Ms. Bushnell comes from Arnold & Porter, where she was counsel in the firm’s trust and estates practice. (more…)

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​Orrick announced today that James Pooley, a world-renowned intellectual property lawyer and authority in the area of trade secrets law, has joined the firm as senior counsel. He will be based in the Silicon Valley office. (more…)

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Covington advised Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading provider of internet service in China, in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in Supercell from SoftBank. A consortium established by Tencent will acquire up to 84% of Supercell for $8.6 billion in a transaction valuing Supercell at approximately $10.2 billion. (more…)

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Cooley is expanding its patent counseling & prosecution practice with the arrival of acclaimed partner Mika Reiner Mayer, whose practice focuses on patent due diligence, strategic portfolio management and patent prosecution. Mayer joins from Morrison & Foerster, where she co-founded and led the venture intellectual property group and also led the medical device patent group. She will be based in Palo Alto. (more…)

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Cooley is growing its trademark, copyright & advertising practice with the addition of Bobby Ghajar, who joins the firm as a partner in its Los Angeles office. Ghajar arrives from Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw & Pittman, where he was partner and head of the firm’s worldwide trademark practice. (more…)

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Global law firm Dentons expanded its presence in the Bay Area today with the opening of an office in Oakland, located at 1999 Harrison Street. (more…)

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