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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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Jassy Vick Carolan LLP Heads To Trial In Public Records Case
July 2016 - Public records cases rarely go to trial, but on July 11, 2016 the Firm started trial on behalf of Professor Richard Sander and Joe Hicks seeking access to California State Bar database information on an anonymized basis.  A decision in the bench trial is likely in the Fall.  
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