Marylee Jenkins Finishes Term as USPTO Patent Advisory Committee Chairperson, Committee Publishes 2019 Annual Report
Arent Fox Intellectual Property Partner Marylee Jenkins has served as a member of the Patent Public Advisory Committee for the US Patent and Trademark Office since January 2013 and as Chair since December 2016.
Arent Fox Government Enforcement & White Collar Partner Michelle J. Shapiro was featured on the Great Women in Compliance podcast with Mary Shirley.
In January 2018, Partner Les Jacobowitz spoke with Reuters after the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority filed an objection to Citigroup Inc.’s proposed $130 million settlement of a class action.
The Washingtonian magazine has once again selected Arent Fox Firmwide Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho to its list of the “Most Powerful Women in Washington.”
Arent Fox Associate Emily Leongini was quoted in the Marijuana Business Daily article, “FDA discloses criminal probe into vaping health crisis, putting added scrutiny on cannabis industry,” published on September 19, 2019.
Firmwide Managing Partner Cristina Carvalho recently spoke with Law360 about the firm’s goals and growth strategy, AF’s recent expansion into Boston, and ways to improve diversity in the legal profession.
Arent Fox Associate Emily Leongini was quoted in the Hemp Industry Daily article, “Four takeaways from the latest round of federal CBD warning letters,” published on September 12, 2019.
Consumer Protection in the New Economy: Privacy Cases in E-Commerce Transactions or Social Media Activities
Arent Fox Partner Jenny Lee and Associate Susan Tran recently wrote the article, “Consumer Protection in the New Economy: Privacy Cases in E-Commerce Transactions or Social Media Activities,” that was published in The Consumer Finance Quarterly Report, Volume 73, No. 1.
Partner Dave Hanke, a go-to national security lawyer for domestic and foreign companies navigating the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US, discussed CFIUS rules for critical infrastructure in The National Law Journal.
The New York Law Journal reported last year that Arent Fox's Les Jacobowitz asked but no one—not class counsel, the judge, and certainly not the banks—had an answer.
Land Use Counsel Tim Tosta was recently quoted in the San Francisco Business Journal article, “San Bruno reels from councilman's veto of huge housing project,” published on July 11, 2019.
Arent Fox Counsel Brian Malkin was quoted in a recent Pink Sheet analysis about the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s new efforts at transparency in the generic drug space.
Restaurant CBD Sales are Booming, but New Liability Concerns Keep Cannabis Producers from Cashing In
Arent Fox Associate Emily Leongini was quoted in the Hemp Industry Daily article, “Restaurant CBD sales are booming, but new liability concerns keep cannabis producers from cashing in,” published on June 10, 2019.
Thomson Reuters recently sat down with M. Scott Peeler to discuss his role in advancing diverse talent, driving inclusion, and helping to implement the Mansfield Rule’s internal target of 30% diverse talent slates for all leadership positions at the firm.
Arent Fox Associate Emily Leongini was quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution article, “Confusion continues over the legality of CBD products,” published on May 31, 2019.
Arent Fox Associate Emily Leongini was quoted in the Hemp Industry Daily article, “Five things CBD insiders are looking for from the FDA,” published on May 21, 2019.
Arent Fox Sports Leader Rich Brand and Associate Zak Welsh co-authored an article published by the Daily Journal that highlights how the incorporation of communal engagement spaces into a stadium or arena can be a win-win for teams and venues.
Los Angeles partner Terree Bowers recently was quoted in a CNN article titled, “The release of the Mueller report is coming. How redacted will it be?”
Arent Fox Consumer Financial Services Practice Group Leader Jenny Lee was quoted in the American Banker article, “Why CFPB Payday Revamp is an Even Bigger Deal Than You Think,” on the impact of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) overhaul of its payday lending rule rollback.
Arent Fox Land Use Partner Tim Tosta was quoted in the Law360 article, “Calif. Housing Industry Watching Gov.'s $750M Incentive Plan,” on the impact of Governor Gavin Newsom’s strategy to address California’s housing crisis.
Health Care Partner Douglas Grimm and Associate Hillary Stemple authored an article for the March 2019 edition of Compliance Today titled “Telemedicine: A review of the fraud and abuse landscape.”