Archer Norris PLC

USPTO offers a new tool for responding to Final Office Actions – Post-Prosecution Pilot (P3) Program

On July 11, 2016, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) introduced a new program, the Post-Prosecution Pilot (P3) Program, for responding to a Final office action rejection in a patent application. The goal of…more
| Administrative Law, Intellectual Property

Prevailing Party Costs Under CCP Section 1032

The California Supreme Court recently held that a plaintiff who obtains a monetary settlement and dismisses the action is the prevailing party entitled to statutory costs under Code of Civil Procedure section 1032. DeSaulles v…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies

CA Supreme Court Gives Former Homeowners Narrowly Expanded Standing To Bring Wrongful Foreclosure Lawsuits

On February 18, 2016, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Yvanova v. New Century Mortgage Corp. The Supreme Court unanimously held that a former borrower had standing to bring a wrongful foreclosure…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

High Court Reviews Protected Activity Under SLAPP Statute

In yet another installment of the gravamen of the complaint conundrum, the California Supreme Court is currently reviewing Park v. Board of Trustees of California State University (2015) 239 Cal.App.4th 1258. The issue is…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Education, Labor & Employment Law

SLAPP Statute and the Mixed Cause of Action

The California Supreme Court is reviewing the mixed cause of action conundrum in Baral v. Schnitt (2015) 233 Cal.App.4th 1423. According to the Court’s docket, the issue is whether the SLAPP statute, Code of Civil Procedure…more
| Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law

Tax and Estate Planning Newsletter - Winter 2015

Dear Clients and Colleagues: The holiday season brings thoughts of the New Year, with reflections on recent changes and resolutions for the future. During this season of reflection and planning, consider the effect of…more
| Business Organizations, Family Law, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

65% Describe CA Legal System as Burdensome

A new Archer Norris white paper, “The Reverse California Gold Rush,” explores the results of a recent survey of in-house counsel. The survey, conducted by ALM Marketing Services, polled more than 100 corporate counsel whose…more
| Law Practice Products & Services

Arbitration Limitations

A recent California Court of Appeal decision, Singerlewak LLP v. Gantman (2015) 241 Cal.App.4th 610, illustrates the typically limited scope of judicial review in binding arbitration cases. Published appellate decisions…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Commercial Law & Contracts

Proposed Amendments Regarding Proposition 65 Settlements

This is Archer Norris attorney Peter W. McGaw’s comment letter to the Attorney General on the proposed amendments to the Title 11, Division 4 regulations regarding settlement of Proposition 65 cases. Please see full Letter…more
| Civil Remedies, Environmental Law, Toxic Torts

Tax and Estate Planning Newsletter - Summer 2015

Dear Clients and Colleagues: This summer’s weather is a mix of hot and cold temperatures, and the rain we need so desperately is coming now in sprinkles along with thunder and lightning. Along with changes in the weather…more
| Real Estate - Residential, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Redskins Trademark Decision

On July 8, 2015, a Virginia District Court ordered the cancellation of six NFL Redskins trademark registrations, under a Lanham Act prohibition against registering marks that “may disparage” a referenced class at the time of…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Remedies, Communications & Media Law, Indigenous Peoples, Intellectual Property

New Labor Code Amendments Have Immediate Impact Upon CA Parkowners

Many CA Parkowners employ 1-2 employees, some full time and some part time. Some parkowners also employ family members as well. The CA Law on Paid Sick Leave has now changed, effective January 1, 2015, to require that all…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Calculating Prejudgment Interest in Personal Injury Actions

Civil Code section 3291 provides that if the plaintiff in a personal injury action makes a Code of Civil Procedure section 998 offer to compromise which the defendant does not accept, and the plaintiff obtains a more favorable…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Personal Injury

Evidence of Immigration Status: Rarely Relevant, Almost Always Prejudicial

Now, more than ever, terms like “illegal alien,” “illegal immigrant,” and “undocumented worker” generate fear and controversy in our society. And in the courtroom setting, the passionate responses inspired by “immigration”…more
| Civil Procedure, Immigration Law

Report From Counsel: Insights And Developments In The Law - Winter 2014/2015

In this Newsletter: - Federal Advertising Guidelines for Businesses - Case by Case - Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts - Life Insurance Can Be Part of Your Estate Plan - Employment…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law, Insurance, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
Showing 1-15 of 61 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 5
Contact

2033 North Main Street
Suite 800
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 , United States

  • 925.930.6600
  • 925.930.6620

Areas of Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
See more
Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
Number of Attorneys

100+ Attorneys

This profile may constitute attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Any correspondence with this profile holder does not constitute a client/attorney relationship. Neither the content on this profile nor transmissions between you and the profile holder through this profile are intended to provide legal or other advice or to create an attorney-client relationship.

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.

Already signed up? Log in here

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.
×