Fashion Blog - Supreme Court Rules: Copyright Registration Required to File Suit | Candace Arrington (author)03/26/2019 | The Fashion Industry Law Blog
Fashion Blog - White Collar Overtime Exemptions in the Fashion Industry - Part II | Evan Spelfogel (author)03/12/2019 | The Fashion Industry Law Blog
Press Release - Phillips Nizer Launches White Collar Criminal Defense Practice with the Addition of Two Former Federal Prosecutors Ilene Jaroslaw and Bradley D. Simon in New York | Read the release02/28/2019
Ilene Jaroslaw, former chief of the General Crimes Section at the EDNY; and Bradley Simon best known for defending numerous prominent individuals in two decades of private practice
Speaking Engagement - Lauren Wachtler co-moderates, "Working with Men to Advance Women in the Profession," during the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Commercial & Federal Litigation Section Spring Meeting (May 3 - 5, 2019) | Details05/03/2019
New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
Commercial & Federal Litigation Section Spring Meeting 2019
"Working with Men to Advance Women in the Profession"
10:40 a.m. - 11:55 a.m.
(1.5 CLE credits in Diverity, Inclusion and the Elimination of Bias)
Diversity Event and Sponsorship | Phillips Nizer is proud to sponsor "Smooth Moves: Career Strategies for Attorneys of Color" -- the most important diversity and inclusion event of the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) on May 23, 2019. | Details05/23/2019
This year's "Smooth Moves: Career Strategies for Attorneys of Color" CLE panel discussion will address: 'The Color of Neutrality: Increasing Diversity in Alternative Dispute Resolution'. Lauren Wachtler, Chair of our Litigation Department, and Board Member of the NYSBA Foundation and a Former Chair of the NYSBA Commercial & Federal Litigation Section, will present a scholarship to a 1-L student to intern for the summer with a Commercial Division judge.
The Section will confer The Honorable George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award jointly on The Hon. Preet Bharara and The Hon. Joon Kim. | Details and Registration
Upcoming Special Event - Phillips Nizer hosts American retailer Paul Stuart on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 for a lunch presentation and trunk show. RSVPs required for the lunch and/or to schedule a personal fitting. | Details and Registration04/05/2019
Phillips Nizer is pleased to host Paul Stuart, Inc., the American fashion brand, on Tuesday, April 16th at the firm's New York City office for a lunch presentation and trunk show.
Lunch Presentation: 12:30 PM
Trunk Show: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM*
RSVPs required for the lunch and/or to schedule a *personal fitting by April 15th to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Stuart offers fashions for men and women, and they will be showcasing customLAB, the latest innovation in made to measure suiting for men, and their Spring 2019 women's collection.
Article - Collecting Biometric Information Just Became Riskier Under Illinois Law (Pratt's Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report, April 2019) authored by Patrick Burke and Alisha McCarthy | Read here04/01/2019 | Pratt's Privacy & Cybersecurity Law Report
The authors Patrick J. Burke and Alisha L. McCarthy discuss a recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling, which is a boost to plaintiffs in Biometric Information Privacy Act lawsuits, and carries a cautionary note for companies that collect biometric information from consumers or employees in Illinois.
Article - CoinReport publishes, "The Lost Treasure of Quadriga CX: A Teachable Moment," an article by Patrick Burke, Chair of the Data Technology & Cybersecurity Group | Read here03/01/2019 | CoinReport
Customers of QuadrigaCX, the Canadian virtual currency exchange, have been left in limbo without access to their funds after it was reported the company's founder and CEO Gerald Cotton had passed away leaving no other company executive with the private keys to their accounts.
Article - "5 Things College Lawyers Must Do Now" by Ilene Jaroslaw, Co-Chair, White Collar Criminal Defense Practice and co-lead of Phillips Nizer's College and University Integrity Initiative | Read here03/26/2019 | Phillips Nizer LLP
See Press Release: Phillips Nizer launches College and University Integrity Initiative: Ilene Jaroslaw and Bradley Simon, two veteran federal prosecutors, to assist universities and administrators in confronting and resolving admissions investigation issues (March 20, 2019)
Accolade - Congratulations to Marc Landis, our managing partner, elected to the executive board of Ally Law, a global legal network of more than 70 member firms and over 2,800 lawyers worldwide.03/12/2019
Phillips Nizer is the law firm member representative in the New York metropolitan area.
Accolade - Alan Behr, Chair of the Fashion Law Practice, and Monica McCabe, Chair of the Intellectual Property Law Practice, selected to the World Trademark Review 2019 (WTR 1000), annual ranking of trademark professionals worldwide. | Read here02/04/2019 | World Trademark Review
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Phillips Nizer colleagues Alan Behr and Monica McCabe both receive great feedback from the market: “Alan is hugely efficient in prosecution as well as in contentious matters and is especially effective in fashion and design cases.” “He has strong European ties, is very easy to communicate with and can move matters forward very fast.” “Extremely quick on her feet, Monica can handle a heavy workload with the utmost professionalism and an eye for detail. That she cares deeply about her clients really shows.” Behr chairs the firm’s fashion practice, while McCabe leads the IP group.