Press Releases

Privacy, Information Management and Data Protection

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Formalizes Cybersecurity and Privacy Group Michael Gold and Robert Braun Appointed Co-chairs

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) announced today that its capabilities in cybersecurity law practice – including privacy, data management and security, and data breach representation – have been formalized into an interdisciplinary law practice group. JMBM’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Group will be led by attorneys Michael A. Gold and Robert Braun. “Cybersecurity […]

Corporate Defense and Investigations and Labor & Employment

JMBM Client Garth Ancier Receives Public Apology and Seven Figure Settlement

Prominent television producer Garth Ancier received public apologies and a seven-figure settlement, the result of a malicious prosecution lawsuit filed on his behalf by Louise Ann Fernandez and Anthony Pacheco of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM). Louise Ann Fernandez, Chair of JMBM’s Labor & Employment Group and Anthony Pacheco, Chair of JMBM’s Corporate […]

Intellectual Property

Canadian Defendant in U.S. Patent Infringement Case Wins Big

Los Angeles, CA—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington holding that Vancouver-based medical manufacturer Medtrica Solutions Ltd. did not infringe a U.S. patent asserted by Cygnus Medical LLC. The District […]

Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions

WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems Transaction

May 14, 2015—JMBM client WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems, the largest Canadian provider and second largest US provider of route-based laundry services to multifamily apartments and universities, closed its sale to EQT Infrastructure II, a European private equity fund. The transaction involved the sale by WASH’s existing private equity fund owner, CHS Capital, to EQT.  JMBM […]

ADA Representation

Americans with Disabilities Act: DOJ Says Website Accessibility Regulations Are on the Horizon

May 13, 2015—At the National ADA Symposium in Atlanta yesterday, senior representatives of the Department of Justice (DOJ) acknowledged that the DOJ is committed to issuing regulations for website accessibility.  Its focus on cyber accessibility will include accessibility for touch screens, point-of-sale technologies, and streaming video services. An earlier statement by the DOJ indicated a […]

Intellectual Property and Patent Litigation Group

Helmet House News: Helmet House Settles Patent Lawsuit with Olympia; Grants License

CALABASAS HILLS, CA—Helmet House, Inc., one of the nation’s largest powersports apparel distributors and manufacturers, announced settlement of its patent and trademark litigation against RPM Gear, Inc., doing business as Olympia Moto Sports. Helmet House also announced that RPM Gear was granted a multi-year license of its Aqua-Barrier™ patented hooded collar technology for particular RPM […]

Entertainment

JMBM Attorney Jeffrey Goldman Recognized as one of California’s Top Intellectual Property Litigators for Sixth Consecutive Year

LOS ANGELES – April 22, 2015 – JMBM partner Jeffrey Goldman was included in the Daily Journal’s profiles of California’s Top 75 Intellectual Property Litigators. This is the sixth consecutive year that Goldman has been included. Goldman’s practice emphasizes intellectual property and entertainment industry litigation. He has represented the world’s largest record companies and music […]

Entertainment

JMBM Attorney Jeffrey Goldman Included in the Variety Legal Impact Report 2015

LOS ANGELES – April 15, 2015 – Jeffrey Goldman, Chair of JMBM’s Entertainment Litigation Group, was included in Variety’s Legal Impact Report 2015 where he is cited as one of the nation’s 22 premier entertainment litigators. Goldman’s practice emphasizes intellectual property and entertainment industry litigation. He has represented the world’s largest record companies and music […]