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James Schultz Named to Philadelphia Shipyard Development Corporation Board of Directors

October 15, 2019

Press Release - Government & Regulatory

James Schultz, chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Government & Regulatory practice, has been appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf as a member of the board of directors of the Philadelphia Shipyard Development Corporation.


Four Cozen O'Connor Attorneys Named Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars

October 15, 2019

Press Release - Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation, Patents, Trademark & Copyright

Four members of Cozen O'Connor’s Intellectual Property Group, Frank Abramonte, Thomas Fisher, James Gale, and Hugh Marbury, have all been named IP Stars by Managing Intellectual Property.


First to File, First to Amend or First to Use Hemp Products [Alert]

October 14, 2019

Publication - Intellectual Property, Trademark & Copyright - Cannabis

Ashley Kessler reviews trademark applicant process for hemp and hemp-derived CBD products and how date of “first use anywhere” and “date of first use in commerce” could impact who gets the trademark.


Predictive Analysis, Negotiation, Tech Tools, Aggregation of Claims and Legislative Solutions

October 14, 2019

Publication - Subrogation & Recovery

Negotiation: Tips, Tools and Techniques - Aggregation of Repetitive Failure Claims: Procedural and Negotiation Considerations - Use of Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning Tools In Subro Recognition - Tech Tools for Establishing Liability in Property and Auto Claims


Cozen O’Connor Patent Attorneys Represent, Pro Bono, Nonprofits Established by Parents of Children with Ultra-rare Genetic Disorder

October 14, 2019

Press Release - Patents

Cozen O’Connor patent attorneys Jeff Townes and Hongling Zou represent, pro bono, three partner nonprofits established by parents of children with the ultrarare, and potentially fatal, alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC).


Pennsylvania Law Passed Requiring Mandatory Use of E-Verify in the Construction Industry [Alert]

October 11, 2019

Publication - Labor & Employment - Real Estate & Construction

Michael Hanlon and Fran Rayer discuss the new Pennsylvania law affecting the construction industry that goes into effect on October 6, 2020.


After Reargument, Chancery Affirms There Is No Bar to an Advance Waiver of Appraisal Rights [Delaware Business Court Insider]

October 09, 2019

Publication - Bankruptcy, Insolvency & Restructuring, Commercial Litigation

Barry Klayman and Mark Felger authored an article in the Delaware Business Court Insider, discussing a recent decision of the Court of Chancery of Delaware holding that the Delaware General Corporation Law does not prohibit sophisticated owners of a corporation from including provisions in a merger agreement that bind them to a future sale of the resulting entity and the waiver in advance of their statutory appraisal rights.


Collaborative Spirit Integral to Upcoming Chicago Marathon

October 09, 2019

News - Commercial Litigation

Chris Hennessy, in a feature story by the Chicago Suburban Journal & Topics News, draws parallels between his work efforts as a member of the Commercial Litigation practice mentoring younger attorneys and the collaborative efforts required to excel within the running community.


Jury Sent Message With $8B Risperdal Verdict, but Lawyers Don't Expect it to Stand

October 09, 2019

News - Commercial Litigation, Products Liability

Jim Heller was quoted in The Legal Intelligencer discussing the multibillion-dollar verdict that the jury ruled against Johnson & Johnson this week.


Washington Supreme Court Holds Claims Adjusters Cannot Be Personally Liable for Bad Faith [Alert]

October 08, 2019

Publication - Bad Faith, Insurance Coverage

Terri Sutton and Jordan Hess discuss the state Supreme Court decision in Keodalah v. Allstate Insurance Company, et al.


Notice of Appeal Fall 2019

October 08, 2019

Publication - White Collar Defense & Investigations

A quarterly newsletter reviewing Third Circuit opinions impacting white collar criminal lawyers.


SCOTUS Case Could Decide If Federal Law Protects LGBTQ People From Job Discrimination

October 07, 2019

News - Labor & Employment

Mariah Passarelli discussed with 90.5 WESA about three cases that are headed to the Supreme Court of the United States to determine if LGBTQ people are protected under federal employment discrimination laws.


Cannabis and CBD Companies One Step Closer to Federally Legal Banking Services [Alert]

October 07, 2019

Publication - Cannabis

Germain DeMartinis discusses the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2019, what happens next, and what this means for the cannabis industry.


Cozen O’Connor Welcomes Two More Construction Law Attorneys to its Washington D.C. Office

October 07, 2019

Press Release - Construction Law - Real Estate & Construction

Cozen O’Connor today announced attorneys Christopher M. Sweeney and Alexandra E. Busch have joined its Washington D.C. Construction Law practice, bringing to four the number of lawyers who have joined the fast-growing practice in just the past two weeks.


2021 Diversity Immigrant Visa Lottery Program Announced [Alert]

October 02, 2019

Publication - Immigration

Frances P. Rayer discusses what you need to know about the 2021 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, including dates the lottery is open and who is eligible to enter.


Apple's Default iPhone Apps Give It Growing Edge Over App Store Rivals

October 02, 2019

News - Antitrust

David Reichenberg discusses his thoughts on Apple's default applications and the policies behind it.


SEC Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book, Practicing Law Institute (2020 ed.)

October 02, 2019

Publication

Joseph Dever, co-authored, Chapter 15: "SEC Market Manipulation Investigations," SEC Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book, Practicing Law Institute (2020 ed.)


Opinion: Bill Barr doesn't deserve hate from Democrats [CNN]

October 01, 2019

Publication - Government & Regulatory

Jim Schultz wrote an opinion article on U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr and what he has seen from Barr in his career and how he is currently handling the situations he is in.


Claims and Litigation Management magazine "Voices"

October 01, 2019

Publication - Insurance Coverage

Gary Gassman was recently featured in the Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) magazine as part of the publication's "Voices" series - where attorneys offer their insights into commercial litigation trends and practices.


Rent Control for Manufactured Housing Communities - CPI Systems

October 01, 2019

Publication - Manufactured Housing

Thomas Casparian published an article to MHInsider Magazine explaining inflation-factor rent control systems, their various forms, and how small details can make big differences.

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