Profiles

Fish & Richardson principal Seth Sproul

Takeaways From the FTC's Deep Dive on Patent Assertion Entities

By Scott Graham |

A Q&A with Fish & Richardson partner Seth Sproul about the agency's recent 269-page report that took an inside look at 22 PAEs.

Joshua Bloom, Meyers Nave

What New Chemical Regulations Mean for Calif.

By Cheryl Miller |

Joshua Bloom of Meyers Nave talks about new elements of the Toxic Substances Control Act.

Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim, United States District Court for the Northern District of California

In Chambers With S.F.'s Newest Magistrate Judge

By Ross Todd |

Judge Sallie Kim on her decision-making process and what she wants from lawyers in settlement conferences.

Michael Jacobson, Cooley

Back at Cooley, Jacobson is Ready to Tackle Clients' Biggest Problems

By David Ruiz |

Don't expect the longtime eBay GC to be doing straight legal analysis. He's the guy for the gritty stuff.

Jason Lohr, Lohr Ripamonti

Meet the Class Action Lawyer Going After One of His Own

By Ben Hancock |

Jason Lohr is the attorney trying to get plaintiffs' counsel booted in the Uber case.

A Litigator's Take on Juries in the Age of Social Media

By Scott Graham |

A recent order in the Oracle-Google case has Carolyn Toto of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman reflecting on profiles, privacy and where to draw the line during jury selection.

Ernesto Falcon, Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF Aide Talks Telecom, Encryption—and Partisan Gridlock

By Cheryl Miller |

Ernesto Falcón says lawmakers have learned to listen to the user community.

Professor Joseph A. Grundfest of Stanford Law School

Stanford's Grundfest on Corruption as Growth Business

By Ross Todd |

After creating the definitive database on securities litigation, Joseph Grundfest is turning his academic gaze to enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Amber Dolman, Goodwin Procter partner

FinTech Veteran Eyes Regulatory Risks

By David Ruiz |

When it comes to innovation in banking, it pays to identify legal pitfalls early, says Goodwin Procter's Amber Dolman.

Natalie Pierce, Littler Mendelson

An Employment Lawyer's Take on Robots in the Workplace

By Cheryl Miller |

On-the-job automation raises issues from privacy to performance evals, says Littler Mendelson's Natalie Pierce.

Chelsea Grayson, American Apparel general counsel

American Apparel GC on Patching Up a Distressed Company

By David Ruiz |

Chelsea Grayson helped lead the clothing manufacturer through bankruptcy and out the other side.

Julie Mar-Spinola, Finjan Vice President

Finjan IP Chief on Litigation as a Last Resort

By Scott Graham |

Julie Mar-Spinola's patent licensing company has been on a winning streak, even though it prefers to stay out of the courtroom.

Kirupa Pushparaj, Square director of intellectual property

Square's IP Chief Talks Patents and Pastry

By David Ruiz |

Kirupa Pushparaj discusses the payment company's approach to patents and how it's been impacted by the U.S. Supreme Court's 'Alice' decision.

Assemblymember Ed Chau, D-Monterey Park

Calif. Lawmaker Forecasts Busy Year in Privacy

By Cheryl Miller |

Drones, data security and the Internet of Things are top of mind for Ed Chau, the new chairman of the Assembly Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee.