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2015 Press Releases

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.  In […]

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 […]

Environmental, Government and Land Use Government & Land Use Lawyer Daniel F. Freedman Joins Jeffer Mangels in Los Angeles

Los Angeles—The Government, Land Use, Environment & Energy Group of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to welcome Daniel Freedman as an associate in its Los Angeles office. Mr. Freedman’s experience includes representing and advising clients on matters relating to real estate development, zoning, project entitlements, CEQA, NEPA, federal and state environmental […]

Global Hospitality Group® Meet the Money® National Hotel Finance & Investment Conference: The Window of Opportunity is Open – Choosing the Right Deals

Jim Butler’s press release “Meet the Money® National Hotel Finance & Investment Conference: The Window of Opportunity is Open – Choosing the Right Deals,” was sent over Business Wire and was picked up by Yahoo Finance! and EIN News Desk. LOS ANGELES–Meet the Money® 2015 will mark the 25th year that hotel owners, operators, developers, […]

Chinese Investment Group™, Global Hospitality Group® and Investment Capital Law Group Two JMBM Lawyers – Jim Butler and Catherine DeBono Holmes – Named “Top 25 EB-5 Attorneys” by EB5 Investors Magazine

LOS ANGELES—Jim Butler, Chairman of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® and Chinese Investment Group® and Catherine DeBono Holmes, Chair of JMBM’s Investment Capital Law Group have been recognized as a “Top 25 EB-5 Attorney” by EB5 Investors Magazine. In the EB-5 area, Butler and his Global Hospitality Group® source EB-5 capital for select top hotel developers, […]