• 10.19.15

    Verdict: Musical Building Blocks Cannot Be Owned

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt's Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media Litigation practice, for an article on the long-running copyright infringement case brought by the heir of an Egyptian composer against artist Jay Z and producer Timbaland. The case alleges ...

  • 11.03.14

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

    U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2015 "Best Law Firms" rankings, with Manatt scoring seven Tier 1 national rankings and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan designations in the fifth edition. In addition, the firm has been named "Law Firm of the Year" in Advertising ...

  • 05.22.13

    Manatt Secures Trademark Victory for Intuit

    Manatt achieved a major trademark victory in a Lanham case for its client Intuit, the maker of TurboTax software, as reported by Law360. The Manatt team responsible for the representation leading to this landmark win included Linda Goldstein, Chad Hummel, Noel Cohen, Jessica Slusser, and Seth ...

  • 10.29.12

    Manatt’s Jacobs, Lee and Wollman Named Top IP Lawyers by Los Angeles Business Journal

    The Los Angeles Business Journal named Manatt partners Robert Jacobs, Mark S. Lee and Shari Mulrooney Wollman to this year's "Who's Who in LA Law: Angelenos to Know in Intellectual Property Law." The list includes 40 of the region's "stellar" IP ...

  • 05.08.12

    Law360 Quotes Manatt Partner on Copyright Termination

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Eric Custer, a partner in the firm’s Entertainment Practice, on the wave of lawsuits that are likely to arise from a 1976 change in the U.S. Copyright Act, which gives artists the ability to reclaim the rights to their works starting in 2013.As reported by Law360, ...