Jassy Named To Super Lawyers - Rising Star List For 10th Year In A Row
June 2014 - For the 10th year in a row, Jassy was named to the Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Stars list, a peer-reviewed honor for attorneys under 40. No more than 2.5% of all attorneys in California may be on the list at any given time. He is listed in the categories of Media & Advertising, General Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation.
Carolan Recognized Again By Chambers As A Leading Lawyer
May 2014 - Duffy Carolan named one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in Media & Entertainment: First Amendment Litigation (California) for 2014 by Chambers USA. Ms. Carolan has been ranked by Chambers since 2011.
Firm Helps Gawker Media Defend Against Copyright Infringement Suit by Quentin Tarantino
May 2014 - Quentin Tarantino voluntarily dismissed a copyright infringement lawsuit he had brought against Gawker Media. The District Court had previously granted Gawker's motion to dismiss Tarantino's original complaint, which sought to hold Gawker liable for articles that included hyperlinks to third-party websites hosting leaked versions of Tarantino's Hateful Eight screenplay. A copy of the District Court's Order is here
. Jassy Vick Carolan and Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz served as co-counsel for Gawker.
Vick Appears on Entertainment Law Panel at Southwestern Law School
April 2014 - Kevin Vick served as a panelist on a program on careers in entertainment law presented by the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property Section at Southwestern Law School. Photos and additional information regarding the event are available at this site
Jassy Serves As Panelist Discussing The Right To Photograph And Record In Public
April 2014 - In a panel moderated by the General Counsel of the National Press Photographers Association at Los Angeles Police Department headquarters, Jean-Paul Jassy discussed the right to record in public along with Commanders from the LAPD and Los Angeles Sheriffs Department, and the President of the Press Photographers Association of Greater Los Angeles. A description of the event can be found here