• 11.01.18

    Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation on 2019 Best Law Firms List

    In the 2019 Best Law Firms guide, Manatt practices earned nine Tier 1 national designations and 29 Tier 1 metropolitan acknowledgments.

  • 06.01.18

    Ninth Circuit Rejects Appeal in Jay-Z Copyright Infringement Suit

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, media and sports litigation practice, was interviewed by the Daily Journal for an article on a lawsuit against Jay-Z.

  • 05.03.18

    Manatt Practices Rank in 2018 Chambers USA Guide

    Chambers USA announced that it has ranked nine Manatt practices and 23 lawyers in its 2018 list of leading lawyers for business in the United States. In addition to the rankings, Manatt is a recognized practitioner in four areas, including Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance ...

  • 03.22.18

    ‘Blurred Lines’ Ruling Affirmed

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, was quoted by the Daily Journal for an article on the Ninth Circuit’s affirmation of a verdict that found Pharrell Williams’ and Robin Thicke’s song “Blurred ...

  • 02.01.18

    Cooke Ranked Among World's Top IP Attorneys by WTR 1000

    Manatt’s Michelle Cooke, co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice, was ranked by the World Trademark Review as one of the top IP attorneys in the world. This marks Cooke’s sixth consecutive year on World Trademark Review’s prestigious ranking of the leaders in ...

  • 12.14.17

    Makers of ‘Star Citizen’ Sued by Game Engine Creators

    The Daily Journal quoted Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, media and sports litigation practice, in an article discussing an unfolding video game lawsuit. Game engine creator Crytek GmbH is suing Cloud Imperium Games Corp., the makers of the not-yet-released ...

  • 12.11.17

    Ninth Circuit Skeptical in Copyright Claim Against Jay-Z

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, for an article on the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ skepticism in a copyright claim against the music artist Jay-Z. Osama Fahmy sued Jay-Z and ...

  • 11.01.17

    U.S. News, Best Lawyers Recognize Manatt Practices as Top in Nation

    Manatt practices earned nine Tier 1 national designations and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan designations in the 2018 Best Law Firms guide, an annual ranking in which U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers analyze the country’s top law firms. In addition, Manatt was recognized as Law Firm of ...

  • 10.09.17

    Williams, Gaye Both Frustrated With Judge in IP Case

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, spoke with the Daily Journal about an ongoing intellectual property case between Pharrell Williams and the family of Marvin Gaye. The case is currently being heard before the U.S. Court ...

  • 09.16.17

    Legal Battle in Allergan Patent Transfer Could Set Precedent

    Manatt’s Yasser El-Gamal, co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice, was quoted on Allergan’s patent transfer in an article by The Street. Allergan announced it would transfer patents for Restasis—its long-standing dry eye medication—to the Saint Regis ...