Debrief: How To Read Financial Statements

The Palo Alto Area Bar Association and the California State Bar Business Law Section’s Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies committee welcomed Debbie McCall, Audit Partner at Seiler LLP, to present on the subject of financial reporting and how to evaluate data and numbers.  In order to set the context, Ms. McCall reviewed the roles of Read more about Debrief: How To Read Financial Statements[…]

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Debrief: Tax Issues for Employment Lawyers

On June 20, 2017, PAABA’s Employment Law Section and Tax Section presented “Tax Issues in Employment Law” at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.  Speaker Mindy Mayo is a Director and Human Capital Taxation practice leader at the San Jose location of Ryan, a national corporate tax services provider.  Ms. Mayo’s expertise is in payroll auditing, Read more about Debrief: Tax Issues for Employment Lawyers[…]

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Event Debrief: Trademark Litigation 101: Fighting Disputes over A Company’s Brand Name

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati hosted “Trademark Litigation 101: Fighting Disputes over A Company’s Brand Name” on February 23, 2017 featuring Mark Punzalan, Esq., of Punzalan Law, P.C. Mr. Punzalan reviewed the basics of Trademark Law then discussed the types of disputes which arise and related litigation issues. The presentation analyzed the foundational issue of Read more about Event Debrief: Trademark Litigation 101: Fighting Disputes over A Company’s Brand Name[…]

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Event Debrief: Copyright Traps: How to Identify and Stay Clear

On February 16, 2017, PAABA’s Patent Law section and Singularity LLP hosted “Copyright Traps: How to Identify and Stay Clear,” featuring Frank L. Bernstein, Singularity LLP founding partner.  Mr. Bernstein provided an overview of copyright law, specifically identifying issues relating to the use of copyrightable content from the Internet or from hiring independent contractors who Read more about Event Debrief: Copyright Traps: How to Identify and Stay Clear[…]

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Event Debrief: Intellectual Property and Employment Law

On January 12, 2017, Royse Law Firm hosted “Intellectual Property and Employment Law” featuring attorneys Gretchen Birkheimer (Pierce & Shearer) and Steve Colby (Royse Law). The panel was moderated by Soyeun Choi. The speakers discussed important aspects of practice issues at the intersection of IP and Employment Law. Participating attorneys also shared practical tips on Read more about Event Debrief: Intellectual Property and Employment Law[…]

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PAABA Book Drive for San Mateo County Law Library a Success

The Palo Alto Area Bar Association (PAABA) holds service to the community as a core value. In this spirit, PAABA held a book drive to benefit the San Mateo County Law Library in Redwood City. The Law Library provides FREE access for all to legal information and resources, including treatises, law reviews, and legal reference Read more about PAABA Book Drive for San Mateo County Law Library a Success[…]

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