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Firm Successfully Resolves Boal v. U.S. Suit Concerning Bergdahl Tapes
December 2016 - After a military prosecutor demanded 25 hours of unedited interviews between Oscar®-winning reporter/filmmaker Mark Boal and Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the Firm sued the Government in July to enjoin enforcement of a subpoena to Boal.   In a resolution with the Government, Boal released only about 15 minutes of the interviews, corresponding to what was already published in the popular podcast Serial, without revealing any confidential material.   The resolution was covered by the Washington Post, Hollywood Reporter and Variety.  
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Jassy Vick Carolan LLP Gets Top Rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Law Firms
November 2016 - After a comprehensive peer review process, Jassy Vick Carolan LLP has been named nationally as a Tier 1 (highest tier) law firm in the fields of First Amendment Litigation and Media Law.   The Firm was also recognized as top tier in the same fields in the Los Angeles and San Francisco metropolitan areas.  
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Vick Serves As Panelist on Recent Developments in Section 230
October 2016 - Kevin Vick served as a panelist discussing recent developments regarding Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, 47 U.S.C. § 230(c), at an event hosted by the California Chapter of the Media Law Resource Center.  The panel discussed recent decisions including Hassell v. Bird, Doe No. 14 v. Internet Brands and Sikhs for Justice v. Facebook.  
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Vick Presents Program on Intellectual Property Torts
September 2016 - Kevin Vick co-presented a session on Intellectual Property Torts at the MLRC’s annual Media Law Conference in Reston, VA.  The session addressed recent developments in subjects including online copyright law, the right of publicity, the Lanham Act and the Rogers v. Grimaldi First Amendment test, and Section 230.  
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Jassy Interviewed for Daily Journal Podcast About Intersection of Trademark and First Amendment Law
August 2016 - Following on a column published last month, Jean-Paul Jassy was interviewed by the prominent legal newspaper Daily Journal for a podcast on appellate issues concerning the "disparagement clause" in trademark law and appellate litigation regarding that clause's constitutionality under the First Amendment.  A link to the podcast can be found here.  
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Jassy Vick Carolan LLP Sues US Government To Protect First Amendment Rights of Oscar®-Winner Mark Boal
July 2016 - The Firm filed suit in federal court in Los Angeles to protect the First Amendment rights of journalist/screenwriter/filmmaker Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty) from a military prosecutor seeking to subpoena Boal for all of his recorded interviews of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the subject of the second season of the hit podcast Serial.  See articles from the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Wall Street Journal.  
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