• 08.16.17

    Manatt Partners Cooke, Jacobs Among CA’s Top IP Attorneys

    The Daily Journal has named Manatt’s Michelle Cooke, co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice, and Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, as two of the top intellectual property attorneys in California for 2017. ...

  • 07.27.17

    Manatt Named to American Lawyer’s A-List Top 20

    Manatt has been named to The American Lawyer’s “A-List” ranking of the top 20 law firms in the nation for 2017.   The A-List rankings, which The American Lawyer says include “the most elite law firms in America,” are based on results in five areas: revenue per ...

  • 05.12.17

    Eminem Faces Unusual Circumstances in Copyright Battle

    The Recorder interviewed Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, for an article about a copyright battle between the American rapper Eminem and a New Zealand political party over a similar song.   Legal spats between ...

  • 04.19.17

    Microsoft Helps Cloud Customers With IP Protection

    The World Intellectual Property Review interviewed Manatt’s Irah Donner, a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice, for an article about Microsoft’s plans to use its patent portfolio to protect its Azure customers from litigation.The program will address concerns ...

  • 04.12.17

    UMG Secures Full Victory in Copyright Suit

    Law360 covered Manatt’s win for UMG Recordings in a royalties battle over a Justin Timberlake song. Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, represented UMG in the copyright suit.Three members of the band Sly, Slick & Wicked had ...

  • 03.28.17

    Justices Show No Favorites in Patent Venue Dispute

    World Intellectual Property Review interviewed Manatt’s Yasser El-Gamal, co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice, for an article about the patent venue dispute of TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods currently before the Supreme Court.El-Gamal said it was a very active bench with ...

  • 11.01.16

    U.S. News Ranks Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation

    U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have included Manatt in nine Tier 1 national practice rankings and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for the 2017 “Best Law Firms” guide. The firm has also been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Advertising Law and Entertainment Law ...

  • 08.17.16

    Cooke, Mikulka Among Top CA Intellectual Property Attorneys

    The Daily Journal has named Manatt’s Michelle Cooke and Yuri Mikulka, partners in the firm’s intellectual property practice, as two of the top intellectual property attorneys in California for 2016. Each year, the “Top Intellectual Property Attorneys” list features ...

  • 08.03.16

    Photographer Files $1B Suit Against Getty for Sale of Public Photos

    Format Magazine interviewed Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, for articles about a copyright dispute between Getty Images and photographer Carol Highsmith involving public domain art.Jacobs said the court will determine ...

  • 08.02.16

    Getty’s Copyright Suit Highlights Complicated Laws

    The Los Angeles Times quoted  Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, in an article about a copyright dispute between Getty Images and photographer Carol Highsmith.The photographer brought the suit after receiving a letter ...