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IP Law Firm’s Name Has it Seeking Protection from Larger Fish

IP Law Firm’s Name Has it Seeking Protection from Larger Fish

By Anandashankar Mazumdar, Bloomberg BNA A small California law firm asked a federal district court on Friday to declare that its use of the name “Fish IP Law” doesn’t infringe the trademark rights of Boston-based Fish & Richardson PC. In August, Fish & Richardson sent a cease-and-desist letter to Fish IP Law demanding that the

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The Ranks of Non-Equity Law Partners Have Proliferated

 By Elizabeth Olson, Big Law Business In recent years, the number of non-equity Big Law partners has grown at a dizzying rate. Some firms used the category as a convenient niche to tuck lateral hires or under performing partners, and other firms viewed such salaried positions as an added step on the tall ladder to full partnership.

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Cloud-Based Law Firm Founder on Recruiting and Growth

The mark of success for FisherBroyles, a cloud-based law firm with more than 200 lawyers in 22 offices around the United States, was actually a loss. In 2013, 16 attorneys representing 25 percent of FisherBroyles at that time, departed to start their own competing cloud-based firm. But the takeaway for firm co-founder James Fisher was


Law Firms Hire Chief Talent Officers

By Laurel Brubaker Calkins, Big Law Business Big law firms are stealing from the playbook of technology and private equity companies by adding Chief Talent Officers – a mashup position that combines human resources, recruiting and some aspects of den mothering. The Chief Talent Officer’s goal: Create a happy, healthy stable of rainmakers and foot

David Friedman, ambassador to Israel nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, listens during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg

Kasowitz Benson Chops Off the Friedman

Law firm Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP, known for its close ties to Donald Trump, and more recently Russia, has changed its name to Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP, following the resignation of partner David Friedman to become the new U.S. Ambassador to Israel. The change became effective March 24, the day after Friedman’s nomination

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Largest Immigration Law Firm in U.S. is Busy, Very Busy

The only large U.S. law firm in the country dedicated solely to immigration work is in crisis management mode in the wake of President Donald Trump’s immigration order. “It’s much like a natural disaster… in terms of getting people back to the United States and facilitating normal business processes,” said Blake Chisam, chief audit and privacy