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Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser Named to Billboard’s 2018 “Top Music Lawyers”

The firm is pleased to announce that Howard Weitzman and Larry Iser have both been selected for inclusion in Billboard’s prestigious “Top Music Lawyers” list for 2018. Each year, the list profiles a limited number of top music attorneys whose work in licensing, lobbying and litigating have a major impact on the industry. To view the full list, click here.... Read More

Michael Kump Named Top Litigator by Los Angeles Business Journal

KWIKA partner Michael Kump has been named a "Top Litigator" in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ). Michael has been recognized for his work "at the forefront of several high profile entertainment and intellectual property matters that have and will continue to impact Hollywood." Read More

Seven KWIKA Attorneys Named 2019 “Best Lawyers”

Partners Shawn Holley, Lawrence Iser, Dale Kinsella, Gregory Korn, Michael Kump, Suann MacIsaac, and Howard Weitzman have been recognized among the top lawyers in the nation in the 2019 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America,” one of the oldest and most respected guides to the legal profession. Read More

Gregory Aldisert Comments on Leslie Moonves Investigation in Hollywood Reporter

Greg Aldisert recently spoke with The Hollywood Reporter about the ongoing investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against CBS CEO and chairman Leslie Moonves. Read More

Zachary Elsea Comments on Possible Sacha Baron Cohen Suit in Hollywood Reporter, Radio Interview

Zachary Elsea’s guest column on possible legal action against comedian Sacha Baron Cohen over his latest project was published in The Hollywood Reporter on July 18, 2018. Additionally, Zachary was invited to appear as a guest on the radio show Barely Legal with Joe Escalante to provide his insight on the topic. Read More

Stadium Naming Rights Deals: Category Exclusivity, Operations, and Length – TYL Magazine

Allen Secretov’s article “Stadium Naming Rights Deals: Category Exclusivity, Operations, and Length” was recently published by TYL Magazine, a publication of the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. Read More

Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’ Facing Plagiarism Accusations After BET Awards – Forbes

Larry Iser’s article "Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Facing Plagiarism Accusations After BET Awards” was published in Forbes on June 25, 2018. Read More

Six from KWIKA named Super Lawyer “Rising Stars,” Four make Top 100 list for 2018

KWIKA is pleased to announce that six of the firm’s attorneys were named Southern California “Rising Stars” for 2018 by Super Lawyers magazine and four were named on the “Top 100” list. One of the most respected rating services in the legal profession, Super Lawyers publishes its Rising Stars honor roll each year after putting candidates through a multiphase screening process consisting of managing partner surveys, nomination by peers, third-party feedback, and identification by a Super Lawyers research team. At the final stage, a mere 2.5 percent of considered candidates are... Read More

Jon Steinsapir Quoted on Dr Dre Trademark Battle

Jon Steinsapir was recently asked by World Intellectual Property Review to discuss the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board’s (TTAB) recent decision against Dr Dre in his trademark opposition against a gynecologist's filings for a similar name. Read More

KWIKA Attorneys Kinsella, Weitzman, Iser and Kump Recognized in Prestigious Chambers 2018 Guide

The firm and four of its founding partners – Dale Kinsella, Howard Weitzman, Larry Iser and Michael Kump – have been honored in by the distinguished ranking organization Chambers as being among the top law firms and legal practitioners in the practice area of Media and Entertainment Litigation Read More