My first job out of law school was a judicial clerkship for a life tenure federal judge.
Clerking is one of the most rewarding, intellectually-challenging experiences in a lawyer’s career. Although I possessed the right…more
TW People: Michael Chang
Michael Chang of Warner Bros. Consumer Products Business and Legal Affairs recently shared an awesome story about the power of Time Warner's brands to inspire change in a young person's life…more
An old Chinese folktale is told in my family:
Lieh Tzu tells a little story of a Farmer who lives with his son on a mountain. They owned a horse. One day, the horse ran away. They neighbors came to show their sympathy because…more
Lawyers Are People Too: Growing Professionally By Growing Personally
My first guest blog post on Martindale-Connected: How I came to develop a global mindset…more
[My Twitter account was profiled in this article in the UK Guardian.] The social networking and microblogging service has much to offer the legal practitioner. Time to jump in.
“A change is as good as a holiday..,” the federal judge for whom I was clerking reassured me at the end of my clerkship, right before I headed off into the ‘real’ world…more
Three experienced practitioners who work with intellectual property in international markets addressed USC Law students March 9. Charles S. Barquist, a partner in the Los Angeles office of Morrison & Foerster; Michael Chang,…more
Your company has decided to significantly expand its presence
in key Asia-Pacific markets. How do you go about developing
in-house talent, or hiring competent outside lawyers, who can
help your company succeed in diverse…more
Assisted my employer Warner Bros. Studios in obtaining a 2008 court victory as we successfully challenged a Korean prior registrant's abuse of trademark rights…more
An article I wrote and published in the March 1, 2004 edition of the Daily Journal about an area of practice in which I specialized while based in Japan…more
An article I co-authored with prominent Chinese lawyer Jerry Yulin Zhang, partner at the Chinese law firm of Haiwen & Partners, which was published in the March 2002 issue of Asian…more
An essay about client-servicing which I wrote for a 2002 special edition of the Wall Street Journal…more
Strasbourger Pearson Tulcin Wolff Inc....
In my second full-time position out of law school as a second year junior associate at a large NYC law firm, I assisted in the research, drafting and preparation for oral argument of briefs that led to a favorable Superior Court…more
Deteresa v. American Broad. Co., Inc.
As a federal judicial clerk for U.S. District Judge Linda McLaughlin, assisted in the research, drafting and preparation of the underlying District Court opinion (which was upheld by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals). Deteresa…more
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