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Intellectual Property Team Clears Challenge For Fees
January 20, 2021 | Intellectual Property
Greg Miller, Nancy Del Pizzo and J’Naia Boyd overcame a motion for reconsideration of a federal magistrate judge’s report and recommendations where defendants had sought compensation from our clients in the six figures in this trademark action. Our Intellectual Property team convinced the district judge that the case is not “exceptional” under the Lanham Act, …
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Grill and Schieber Prevail on Summary Judgment Motion in Favor of DC Landlord
January 19, 2021 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David M. Grill and Evan R. Schieber recently scored a major victory for a landlord client in an action against a commercial law firm tenant. The action was for breach of a lease due to the tenant’s abandonment of the premises and failure to pay rent. In National Association of Water Companies v CKR Law, …
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Ullman to be Panelist at Dietary Supplement (GMP) Compliance Virtual Seminar
January 13, 2021 | Health Services
Marc Ullman will be a panelist at the Dietary Supplement Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Compliance Virtual Seminar. The seminar will be held on February 2, 4, 9 and 11 from 11:00am to 4:00pm. In these unprecedented times, the dietary supplement industry is playing an essential role for the U.S. consumer. Never before have more questions …
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Panel: Advertising During a Pandemic for Products Making Immunity Claims
January 6, 2021 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On Monday, January 25, 2021, the New York State Bar Association’s Food, Drug and Cosmetic Law Section will host a panel presentation as part of a larger program called Hot Topics in FDA Law during the COVID Pandemic. The panel, entitled “Advertising During a Pandemic. How Are Regulators Handling the Marketing of Products with Immune …
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Krinick Looks to the Year ahead for LIBN
January 4, 2021
Evan Krinick gave his forecast for the business of law in the Long Island Business News article, “Looking ahead to 2021.” He noted: The legal marketplace in 2021 will continue to be focused on flexibility, innovation and technology. The pandemic will continue to dictate a largely remote work environment, and will demand increased investment in …
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Spero and Boyd Author Articles for Nassau Lawyer
December 29, 2020 | Bankruptcy
Matt Spero and J’Naia Boyd authored articles for the December 2020 issue of the Nassau Lawyer. Matt Spero wrote the article, “Bankruptcy Judge Alan S. Trust Appointed Chief Judge of EDNY Bankruptcy Court” on page 6. J’Naia Boyd wrote the article, “Bankruptcy Update, United States Supreme Court” on page 9. Click here to read the …
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Lewis Quoted in Crain’s about Russian Data Hack
December 18, 2020 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Shari Claire Lewis was interviewed for the Crain’s New York Business article, “US government hack highlights cyber risks for city businesses,” which discusses the impact on small businesses of the recently revealed data hack on the U.S. federal government, purportedly sponsored by Russia. “We have a number of companies now coming to us and saying, ‘Do …
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Bruno and Isaacson Obtain Pre-Answer Dismissal of Legal Malpractice Action
December 14, 2020 | Professional Liability
Jonathan Bruno and Debbie Isaacson moved to dismiss a legal malpractice action against their clients, a matrimonial law firm and its partner, related to their representation of the plaintiff in a divorce proceeding. Plaintiff alleged that the attorneys were negligent in the preparation of a stipulation by which plaintiff exercised her option to purchase her …
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Hardy and Novikoff Secure Summary Judgment and Dismissal for Accounting and Tax Firm Client
December 9, 2020 | Commercial Litigation
Tamika Hardy and Ken Novikoff successfully secured summary judgment on behalf of our client, an accounting and tax firm that prepares personal, corporate and business tax returns and provides tax planning services. The judgment holds the defendant,  a former employee of the firm, liable for his violation of  a Confidential Nonsolicit and Noncompete Agreement (CNNA) …
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Real Estate Transactions for November
December 8, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On November 3, 2020, Yaron Kornblum and Marie Landsman represented the borrowers, three tenants in common entities, in a refinance with Andrews Federal Credit Union with a loan amount of $6 million for a property located at 440 and 450 Waverly Avenue, Patchogue, NY, a medical and professional office building consisting of 20 commercial spaces. …
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Ullman Reacts to Risks of Lax NDI Policy
December 8, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Marc Ullman, in the Nutraceuticals World article, “Dietary Supplement Leaders Lament Pitfalls of FDA’s Approach to NDIs,” expressed frustration that, despite several New Dietary Ingredient applications (NDIs) being rejected, a synthetic supplement with a history of adverse events in animal testing was allowed to reach the market. The article describes how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s …
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Panagopoulos Represents Seller in Sale of Residential Home
December 8, 2020 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On November 23, 2020, John Panagopoulos represented the seller in the sale of a residential home located in Lawrence, NY, for a purchase price of $6.65 million and negotiated an eight month seller’s Post-Closing Occupancy Agreement. …
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Grill and Murphy Have Corporate Dissolution Proceeding Dismissed in Its Entirety
December 4, 2020 | Commercial Litigation | Business Dissolution
David M. Grill and Kenneth C. Murphy, members of Rivkin Radler’s Business Dissolution practice, recently had dismissed a Petition for Dissolution filed by the shareholder and one-third owner of a New York City medical practice. Plaintiff filed the dissolution proceeding under New York’s Business Corporation Law Section 1104-a seeking an expedited summary order of dissolution. …
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Fader Quoted in Law360 Article on Bogus HIPAA Claims
December 2, 2020 | Health Services
Eric Fader was quoted in the Law360 article, “Bogus HIPAA Claims Are Flourishing As Pandemic Worsens.” The article discusses how the pandemic is fueling false assertions about the privacy protections of the HIPAA Act. There are misunderstandings about the health privacy law and according to Fader, “All of these health-related things get used and twisted, …
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Richman Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management Article
November 23, 2020 | Medical Malpractice Defense
David Richman was quoted in the Healthcare Risk Management article, “What to Do When Malpractice Allegations Become Defamation.” The article discusses the different types of defamation and what can be done about each. Proving defamation can be difficult since court statements are hard to challenge. There are many forms of defamation, but they can be …
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